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Bureau:    National Park Service
Account:    National recreation and preservation (14-1042)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Comptroller/Budget Officer
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John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley NHC

1 recipient will receive $833,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor was authorized in 1986 to tell the story of the American Industrial Revolution, which began along the 46 miles of river and canals running from Worcester, Massachusetts, to Providence, Rhode Island. Funding was provided to restore segments of the Blackstone Canal and towpath, continue the development of the Blackstone Riverway, vigorously address water quality issues, restore aquatic life and migratory fish populations and provide educational opportunities through the 'Fishable/Swimmable by 2015' campaign, support urban waterfront development, provide interpretive programming throughout the Heritage Corridor, and to complete the design and planning for the Northern Gateway Center.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley NHC (Unknown) $833 Commissions and Grants Other (National heritage area management entity)
1 Depot Square
Woonsocket, RI
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H Rept. 108-792
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley NHC' 845,000

Citation Comment: Conference report amounts were reduced by congressional across-the-board rescissions.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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