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Agency:    Department of Agriculture
Bureau:    Forest Service
Account:    Forest and rangeland research (12-1104)
Certifying Official:    Supervisory Budget Analyst
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDA.GOV   202-720-4623
Baltimore Urban Watershed

1 recipient will receive $197,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: NA
Description: This project addresses a 'Big Science' Theme ('Urban Natural Resources Stewardship') and one of the Chief's Four Threats ' 'Loss of Open Space'. These funds help improve the livability in urban areas in conjunction with the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, with a focus on modeling the impacts and linkages of environmental and human health. FY 2007 is the 4th year of the initial five-year study. The funds provide support for one scientist and approximately $70,000 for grants to compile and analyze urban watershed information ' water quality, urban canopy cover, heat island impacts, and a wide-range of social needs.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Citizens of Baltimore $197 Other (Multiple Communities)
Baltimore, MD
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H. Rept. 108-792
Location: Pp. 1066-1067
Method: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
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Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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