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EPA Partners with North Carolina to Protect Drinking Water

EPA Partners with North Carolina to Protect Drinking Water Awards Multi-million Dollar Grant to North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality 07/17/2017 Contact Information: Davina Marraccini ([email protected] ) 404-562-8293, 404-562-8400 ATLANTA (July 17, 2017) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $3,042,000 to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) to implement and enforce the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act. The award was made under the Public Water System Supervision program and will go toward NCDEQ’s oversight of the 5,677 public water systems serving approximately nine million people. “In North Carolina, NCDEQ is the delegated authority for most environmental programs,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “This grant exemplifies how EPA partners with states to give them the flexibility to administe...

Full article: https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-partners-north-carol...

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