Clean Water Grants

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2001 Grant Recipients

Blue Whale Yacht Club, Harrison Township, Michigan.  Funding for a poster campaign to show the harm and hazards of improper waste disposal on the Great Lakes watershed.

Buffalo Aqua Club, Buffalo, New York. Funding for the "Boat It Out, Boat It In" program that uses flyers, posters and nylon bags with a message to encourage boaters and SCUBA divers to bring trash back to shore.

Friends of Casco Bay, South Portland, Maine. Funding for printing 2,500 brochures that promote the local Vessel Pump-Out Program and educate the public about environmentally safe boating practices.

Hudson Beach Yacht Club, Hudson, Florida. Funding for a children’s "It’s Your Gulf, Keep It Clean" Poster Contest and the printing and posting of winning posters at area boat launch ramps.

Marine Industries Association of South Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Funding to print and distribute the brochure, "A Boater’s Guide to Manatee Protection."

Orange County CoastKeeper, Newport Beach, California. Funding for the Boat Fuel Clean-Up Project on fuel docks in Huntington Harbour, Newport Harbor and Dana Point.

Potomac Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia. Funding for multi-lingual brochures that promote low impact fishing practices in the area, with particular emphasis on Asian and Latino communities.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 04-08, Washington Island, Wisconsin. Funding to develop the curriculum for a program that teaches children at local schools about marine pollution.

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