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University Of Southern Mississippi Oyster Hatchery And Research Center

Implementing Organization

Environmental Quality, Mississippi Department Of

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$7,624,559

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Infrastructure

Project Description

This project is for the construction of an oyster hatchery and research center which will enhance oyster production to benefit the local economy and ecological resources. Direct Component funds will be used for oyster hatchery and research center construction activities and include the necessary aquaculture systems. Hatchery construction activities will occur at the former shrimp aquaculture facility (Invertebrate GrowoutII) site at USM GCRL Cedar Point and involve the rehabilitation and conversion of the site to an oyster hatchery and research facility.

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Project Partners

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Affiliated Institutions

At this time, U.S. Department of Treasury cannot confirm the accuracy of this information. Please go to https://www.treasury.gov/services/restore-act/Pages/home.aspx for the latest information about this project.

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