Congressman Cohen Announces Clean Air Grant to Shelby County

June 22, 2020
Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Shelby County will receive a $35,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support its ongoing air pollution monitoring program.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“Air pollution can be a serious health hazard and fine particulate matter can do real damage to the lungs. I’m pleased this ongoing grant supports Shelby County’s efforts to monitor its air quality and protect the health of our residents."