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Nearly $1 Million in Grants Awarded to Restore Chesapeake Bay Watershed

  • 24 July 2017
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DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos awarded three grants totaling nearly $1 million for programs in New York's portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Funding for the grants is provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. DEC's Chesapeake Bay Watershed Program administers the grants. The grants are for projects to permanently protect riparian buffers through land acquisition and conservation easements. For more information, view DEC’s July 14 press release.