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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Rep. Harris Announces Maryland Coastal Bays Program Award

June 13, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced an award of $70,000 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistance Agreement. The EPA describes this program award as providing “funding for implementation of the EPA approved Maryland Coastal Bays Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) under Section 320 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), which will help restore and maintain the water quality and ecological integrity of the Maryland Coastal Bays.”

Rep. Harris made the following statement:

“Keeping the Bay clean is one of my top priorities in representing Maryland’s First District. These funds will help improve water quality and preserve the ecological integrity that sustains the fishing, oystering, and other Bay jobs and activities that are part of our way of life on the Eastern Shore.”