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Tampa Bay National Estuary Program (Implementation)

Implementing Organization

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,544,960

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

EPA will, through the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, fund planning activities in support of 7 projects across the TBEP geographic region; (1) Coopers Point Water Quality Improvement (City of Clearwater); (2) Bio-solids to Energy (City of St. Petersburg); (3) Copeland Park Stormwater Enhancements (City of Tampa); (4) Coastal Invasive Plant Removal (Hillsborough County); (5) Robinson Preserve Water Quality and Habitat Restoration (Manatee County); (6) Ft Desoto Recirculation and Seagrass Recovery (Pinellas County), and (7) Palm River Habitat and Water Quality Restoration Phase II (Southwest Florida Water Management District). If funded in the future, these projects would be implemented.

Contact

John F. Bowie
(228) 679-5891
bowie.john@epa.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

State of Florida

Affiliated Institutions

None

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