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EPA Awards $600,000 to the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program

Release Date: 09/25/2009
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – September 25, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $600,000 to the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program (CBBEP). The funds will implement recommendations of the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan regarding restoration of disappearing coastal habitats of the Coastal Bend Estuaries along the central Texas coast through tasks outlined in the CBBEP annual work plan. The CBBEP plan includes the following categories of actions: human uses; maritime commerce and dredging; habitat and living resources; water and sediment quality; freshwater resources; and public education and outreach.

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