Two Partners Recommended for Funding to Restore Habitat From Oil and Hazardous Waste Spills

Aerial view of Boggy Point, and Bird and Robinson Islands in Perdido Bay, Alabama.

Two Partners Recommended for Funding to Restore Habitat From Oil and Hazardous Waste Spills

June 13, 2019

NOAA Fisheries announced recommendations for two, new five-year cooperative agreements under the Damage Assessment, Remediation and Restoration Program, which restores natural resources after disasters like oil spills or releases of hazardous waste.

The partners, The Nature Conservancy and The Water Institute of the Gulf, will receive $830,000 and $140,000 respectively. Their proposed projects will restore areas impacted by the Deepwater Horizon and St. Lawrence River pollution events in Alabama, Louisiana, and New York with opportunities to expand to other areas in the future.

Read more about the recommended projects and other partnerships helping restore injured habitat and resources at NOAA Fisheries' latest news story. >>