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GLIN==> Draft Estuary Habitat Restoration Strategy



Great Lakes freshwater estuaries will be eligible for federal funding targeted at restoring coastal wetland habitat.  Scientists and agencies have an opportunity to provide comments on how funding will be targeted through the implementation of the "Estuary Restoration Act of 2000".

 

 In the Federal Register . . .

Estuary Habitat Council Publishes Draft Strategy 

The Corps of Engineers, NOAA, EPA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have published the draft strategy for estuary habitat restoration called for in the Estuary Restoration Act of 2000, Public Law 106-457.  In accordance with the Act, the strategy is intended to restore 1,000,000 acres of estuary habitat, ensure a comprehensive approach to maximize the benefits the estuary habitat restoration, and foster the coordination of federal and non-federal activities. The agencies are soliciting comments on the draft strategy through June 17.  (See, May  3  Federal Register , page 22415 ).   http://www.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces140.html 

 

For further information about the Act, contact Ellen Cummings, Headquarters, US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC, phone: 202/761-4558 or Cynthia Garman-Squier, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), Washington, DC, phone: 703/695-6791. 

 

Also...

Restore America's Estuaries has been closely involved with implementing the Estuary Restoration Act of 2000.  They have published "A National Strategy to Restore Coastal and Estuarine Habitat".  The report is available at the Restore America's Estuaries website: http://www.estuaries.org .  

 

 

The CSO Weekly Report                                                                                                                                                  May 13, 2002

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The CSO Weekly Report                                                                                                                                                  May 13, 2002

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The CSO Weekly Report                                                                                                                                                  May 13, 2002

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The CSO Weekly Report                                                                                                                                                  May 13, 2002

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