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LU, EPA sign new agreement

LU, EPA sign new agreement

January 28th, 2012 in News

Lincoln University President Carolyn Mahoney and EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks sign the new partnership agreement to promote environmental careers and extending cooperation between LU and the EPA, enhancing Lincoln University's research and educational capabilities and assisting the EPA in achieving its community outreach mission, student employment and volunteer programs.

Photo by Bob Watson

Lincoln University and the federal Environmental Protection Agency have been working together in one way or another since 1996.

On Friday afternoon, they expanded that cooperation by signing a partnership agreement intended to help "promote careers in environmental and scientific fields," EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks told about three dozen people gathered in the Inman Page Library's Teleconference Room.

"This agreement updates work the agency has already been doing with LU, and it enhances our ability to support research and educational capabilities here."