The Bourne Enterprise
Bourne Turns To Feds For Help With Cleanup Of Estuaries
The board of selectmen addressed Bourne’s SNEP application during its Zoom meeting on Tuesday, August 4. Joanne M. Throwe, president of Throwe Environmental, LLC of Rhode Island and Maryland, represented SNEP. Ms. Throwe pointed out that a number of analyses and reports related to the town’s impaired waterways have already been done. She said that her team from SNEP will work closely with the town’s team on how to move forward with information collected in the reports and studies that have already been done.
University of Southern Maine
EPA awards USM $1.75 million to aid environmental programs in southeastern New England
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1.75 million grant to the University of Southern Maine to create and run a training and technical assistance network overseeing environmental efforts along a section of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastline.
Anne Arundel, Annapolis work with University of Maryland to develop financing plan for climate change
“It’s kind of like the threat of nuclear war, where do we start, we’re all going to die anyway, right?" Pittman said. “That’s why it was a godsend to have the Center for Global Sustainability at the University of Maryland come swooping in.”
EPA News Releases
EPA awards grants to support pollutant reduction plan tied to Conowingo reservoir infill
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced awards totaling nearly $600,000 for three projects to further a joint Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) to compensate for the loss of pollutant trapping capacity in the Conowingo Dam reservoir.