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EPA Awards Over $140,000 to the Osage Nation

Release Date: 03/03/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – March 3, 2008) The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $144,420 to the Osage Nation for its Underground Injection Control program. This is in addition to a previous award of $41,560 made in September 2007. The tribe will use the funds to conduct testing and inspection, enforcement and compliance, and permitting of injection wells.

Additional information on EPA grants: https://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: https://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available at https://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio030308_osage

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