New Story Map: $28 Million to Restore Marine Resources Damaged by Pollution

Underwater view of damaged and dead corals.
Damaged corals at the T/V Margara ship grounding site (NOAA).

New Story Map: $28 Million to Restore Marine Resources Damaged by Pollution

October 28, 2019

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What can $28 million do to restore polluted waters across America? In the 2019 fiscal year, NOAA worked with our co-trustees to reach settlements to restore natural resources injured by pollution. Seven cases were settled, including one oil spill, one ship grounding, and five hazardous waste sites. This $28 million will go toward restoring habitats, fisheries, public spaces, and the communities and economies that depend on them. This Story Map explores these seven cases

Please contact tom.brosnan@noaa.gov or megan.ewald@noaa.gov for more information.