Thursday, 12 November 2015

$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects To Improve Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound; $752,000 Awarded to Support Projects in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Top federal and state environmental officials today announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups in New York and Connecticut to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. The projects, which are funded through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, will open up 7 miles of river for passage of native fish and restore 180 acres of coastal habitat, including lakes, ponds, and grasslands

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