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EPA Awards Over $46,000 to the State of Texas

Release Date: 04/30/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – April 30, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $46,068 to the Texas Railroad Commission (TX RRC) to protect underground sources of drinking water. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act regulates the underground disposal of hazardous wastes through deep injection wells. The Commission will use the funds to issue permits, monitor the construction and operation of injection wells throughout the state and conduct field surveillance, inspections, investigations and enforcement activities.

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