Stillwater lab to share in EPA grant

A Stillwater company is receiving part of a $1.7 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency toward the development of new technologies to protect the environment.

Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, who is a senior member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works announced he funding is going to Accurate Environmental Laboratories through the EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research program.

The $1.7 million will be shared by 16 small businesses across the nation to develop the new technologies.

“I am extremely pleased the Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Stillwater-based Accurate Environmental Laboratories with one of this year’s 16 Phase I SBIR grants,” Sen. Inhofe said. “EPA support will allow this Oklahoma business to participate in the environmental research and technological development that makes our world a better and safer place. Congratulations to Accurate Labs for being recognized for their work on the nature and risk of certain man-made substances and to standardize the sampling processes for those substances.”

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