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Great Lakes Protection Fund Large Grants 94-95

Between the years 1994 to 1995, seven projects totaling $236,712 were selected to receive grants under the Great Lakes Protection Fund.

  • Dunbar Association, Inc. received a grant for $29,930 entitled Risk Assessment among African-American Anglers. This project examined consumptive use of fish resources among low-income and African American anglers in the Syracuse area to determine the effectiveness of present risk communication mechanisms. Project details are available in the African American Anglers Project Report (PDF 524 kb).
  • The NYS Sport Fishing & Aquatic Resources Education Program at Cornell University received a grant for $31,107 entitled Children's Fishing and Fish Consumption Patterns. The project assessed fish consumption health advisory awareness, attitudes, and extent of adherence among the youth. Project details are available in the Children's Fishing and Fishing Consumption Patterns Report (PDF 695 kb).
  • The Great Lakes Program at SUNY Buffalo, and J. Manno of the Great Lakes Research Consortium at SUNY ESF received a grant for $49,865 entitled Implications for New York State of Proposed Chlorine Sunsetting in the Great Lakes Basin. This project synthesized information and prior evaluations on environmental, public health, socioeconomic and legal/regulatory implications of the Great Lakes chlorine ban proposed by the International Joint Commission. Project details are available in the project's final report, Proposed Chlorine Sunsetting in the Great Lakes Basin - Policy Implications for New York State (PDF 2,731 kb).
  • The Buffalo Sewer Authority received a grant for $50,000 entitled Impacts of Chlorine Dosage Reduction on Final Effluent Quality. This project evaluated the relative impact on pathogenic contamination of varying chlorine dosage rates in the Buffalo Sewer Authority's treatment plant regarding the International Joint Commission's sunsetting chlorine goal. Project details are available in the project's final report, Impacts of Chlorine Dosage Reduction on Final Effluent Quality Report (PDF 1,602 kb).
  • The Citizen's Environmental Coalition received a grant for $30,000 entitled Great Lakes Groundwater Education Project. This project focused on educating youth about protecting groundwater and addressing contamination problems by developing and publishing fact sheets, designing four groundwater models, and conducting educational workshops for youth.
  • The Keuka Lake Foundation received a grant for $29,000 entitled Keuka Lake Watershed- Looking Ahead (Phase 1). This project was designed to involve key community players in developing a watershed-wide water quality protection program. Phase 1 will focus on data collection and development of a multi-disciplinary collaborative approach to water quality protection. Project details are available in the project's Phase I Report (PDF 170 kb).
  • Main Street Elementary School received a grant for $16,810 entitled Student Section of the International Joint Commission Clearinghouse. This project was designed to establish an interactive electronic network and storage facility of student research projects on Great Lakes topics.