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Recipient: Ozaukee, County of
Recipient: Lummi Indian Business Council Inc
DALLAS, Texas -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program $597,333 each to assist in the restoration of disappearing coastal habitats along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Texas.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Organizations that work to protect and preserve Pennsylvania's coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary will benefit from $1.4 million in Coastal Zone Management Grants that were announced today by Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- State and federal agencies are seeking to help coastal water utilities prepare for sea level rise and future storms such as Hurricane Irene.
San Juan, P.R. -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Lisa Garcia, the Agency's Senior Advisor on Environmental Justice, presented an award for outstanding work to further environmental justice to the ENLACE Cano Martin Pena Project. The group was recognized for work developing a comprehensive and environmentally sustainable economic development plan for the Cano Martin Pena, with the full engagement of the communities along the canal.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., -- A $200,000 grant announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will help fund projects to make South Philadelphia’s George W. Nebinger School and surrounding streets greener and healthier.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- At the annual National Estuarine Research Reserve System meeting, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. announced more than $1.4 million in grants awarded to Rookery Bay and Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERRs, two of DEP's three statewide research reserves. The grants were awarded by the NERRS Science Collaborative to advance water quality research.
Two meetings to improve the environment and strengthen relationships among leaders along the U.S/Mexico border are being held today.
Recipient: North Carolina Coastal Federation, Inc.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is awarding $2.7 million to 46 organizations in 32 states and Puerto Rico to help restore urban waters, support community revitalization and protect Americans’ health. Nancy Stoner, EPA's Acting Assistant Administrator for Water made the announcement in Atlanta and awarded a grant to the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper organization. The group will use the funds to expand its Water Watch program to improve water quality and human health in local metro Atlanta neighborhoods.
OLD FIELD, N.Y. -- Top federal and state environmental officials announced 35 grants totaling $1.6 million to state and local government and community groups in New York and Connecticut to improve the health of Long Island Sound. When leveraged by an additional $3 million contributed by the recipients themselves, a total of $4.6 million will support conservation projects in both states.
Recipient: University of Oklahoma
Recipient: Water Resources Control Board, Ca
NEW YORK -- Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway announced that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection is seeking a No Discharge Zone designation in the open waters and tributaries of Jamaica Bay. The designation, made possible because DEP has developed sufficient sewage pump-out locations where vessels are able to discharge waste, will improve the bay's water quality and ecology.
Recipient: Environmental Protection, Florida Department of
Recipient: Savannah State University
It wasn't long before a request came to adapt the sustainable lifestyle campaign approach. In May 2001 I was asked to speak at an EPA conference in Chicago on the tongue-twisting theme of "nonpoint source water pollution education and outreach."
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force released its final strategy for long term ecosystem restoration for the Gulf Coast, following extensive feedback from citizens throughout the region. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and Task Force Chair Lisa P. Jackson, partnering with Task Force Co-Chair Garret Graves, made the announcement during keynote remarks at the 2011 State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit in Houston, Texas. Administrator Jackson was joined by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco, Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman and several other Task Force members.