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7:53 am
Sun July 29, 2012

EPA Awards $1.6 million Grant to Oklahoma Agency

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $1.6 million to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality to help with environmental permitting, enforcement and facility inspections.

EPA officials announced Friday that the Performance Partnership Grant also will be used to perform outreach and education and accreditation of training providers. It also will help with the certification of firms and individuals performing lead-based paint abatement activities.