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EPA to Recognize Three Organizations in Florida for Receiving $583,890 in Funding for Projects in the Biscayne Bay Area

Contact Information: 
Dawn Harris-Young (
(404) 562-8421 (Direct), (404) 562-8400 (Main)

MIAMI (February 13, 2020) — On Friday, February 14, 2020, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator Mary S. Walker will recognize three organizations in Florida as recipients of South Florida Geographic Initiative (SFGI) Program grants. A roundtable will also be held with grant recipients to discuss current plans and future activities in the Biscayne Bay.

Who:                U.S. EPA Region 4

                        Florida International University

                        Florida Department of Environmental Protection

                        Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper                    

What:               Grant Recognition for Projects in the Biscayne Bay Area

When:              Friday, February 14, 2020

10:30 a.m. ET

Where:             Florida International University - Biscayne Bay Campus

Wolfe University Center

Room 223

                         3000 NE 151st St.

North Miami, FL 33181

Parking:           In order to park without getting ticketed, all guest must register their cars with the following link (license plate only) and park in P1:

SFGI Program grants are for projects that support protection and restoration of water quality, corals and seagrass in South Florida. 

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