New license plates offered by Oklahoma Environmental Quality Department

The State Department of Environmental Quality has announced it is selling environmental license plates.

The department explained that the new plates including a picture of an American Bison grazing on the Oklahoma prairie. The other available tag is the Oklahoma sunset over a field of  flowers. Both designs were picked as winners last year in a contest in which voters made their decision online.

The new tags were created to help communicate the importance of preserving and restoring Oklahoma’s beautiful landscape.

Each specialty plate costs $39 and $20 goes to fund DEQ’s Environmental Education Tag Grant Program. The program provides money to Oklahoma schools for environmentally-focused projects.

 To buy the environmental license plate, go to www.https://www.ok.gov/tax/documents/710-E.pdf.

For more information on the tags or the Environmental Education Tag Grant Program, visit DEQ’s website atwww.deq.state.ok.us.

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