Missouri agency awards grants to fight air pollution

Thursday, November 18, 2010 | 6:45 a.m. CST; updated 9:57 a.m. CST, Thursday, November 18, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — Four Missouri communities will receive a total of nearly $2 million for their air pollution control programs.

The state Department of Natural Resources said in a news release that the $1.8 million is a combination of federal and state money.

Agencies in St. Louis County, St. Louis city, Kansas City and Springfield will share the funds for their air pollution control programs.

The DNR said the city of St. Louis is getting about $700,000, St. Louis County receives $620,000, Kansas City gets $385,000, and Springfield will receive nearly $120,000.


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