MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Shelby County Health Department’s Ambient Air Monitoring Network will receive a $520,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“Air pollution is a health hazard, especially for those with asthma and other breathing problems. This funding from the EPA will improve air quality by supporting a robust program administering permits, inspecting facilities, monitoring air quality and enforcing clean-air regulations. This is a good investment in public health.”

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