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Mystic River Watershed in Massachussets recieve EPA Awards

The EPA has awarded $120,000 in Urban Water grants to two organizations that are working to clean up the Mystic River Watershed in Boston, Massachusetts. Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE) received half of the award money for a community improvement plan, and the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) the other half for a green [...]

NJ Organizations use EPA grants to monitor water pollution

The New York/New Jersey Baykeeper and Friends of the Bonsal Preserve have made use of the EPA’s “citizen science” grants to monitor water quality on the tributaries of the NY/NJ Harbor. The $25,000 grants have allowed the groups to test for Enterococcus, which indicates instances of fecal contamination. Citizen science is a growing field that [...]

Open Sewer Atlas NYC Project Update

For the July 30th SWIM public meeting, Open Sewer Atlas NYC project leaders Josh Eichen and Korin Tangtrakul prepared a project update. Since being awarded the Taconic Fellowship in May, the project has made a lot of progress including: Outreach in all five designated waterbodies and surrounding sewersheds (Gowanus, Newtown Creek, Alley Creek, Jamaica Bay and the [...]

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