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EPA Awards Nearly $30,000 to the State of Oklahoma

Release Date: 05/01/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – May 1, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $29,480 to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) to protect underground sources of drinking water. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act regulates the underground disposal of hazardous wastes through deep injection wells. OCC 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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