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Feature – Announcing PREPA Grant Awardees

Feature - Announcing PREPA Grant Awardees

Back in March, PREP announced a one-time grants program to assist communities in implementing the 2015 PREPA recommendations. This month, PREP is excited to announce 11 communities within the region were granted awards totaling nearly $85,000!  The communities and a summary of their projects are listed in the table below. Projects range from increasing shoreland setbacks for primary structures, adopting fertilizer application setbacks, adopting the Southeast Watershed Alliance model stormwater management regulations, and applying to the FEMA Community

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PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.