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Texas Approved for Coastal Impact Assistance Grants

Article: Texas Approved for Coastal Impact Assistance Grants

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, January 13, 2009 (ENS) – Texas coastal protection and restoration projects in 18 shoreline counties will soon receive an infusion of cash from the federal government. Minerals Management Service Director Randall Luthi Monday signed the Texas Coastal Impact Assistance Program Plan, CIAP, making available more than $48 million through federal grants. This…

Australia to Spend $50 Million for Murray-Darling Water

Article: Australia to Spend $50 Million for Murray-Darling Water

CANBERRA, Australia, September 28, 2008 (ENS) – The Australian government will spend $50 million this financial year on buying back water entitlements to rescue the Murray-Darling Basin’s rivers and wetlands. Australia’s most important agricultural area has been gripped by a decade-long drought. The Murray-Darling Basin is 3,430 kilometers long and drains one-seventh of the Australian…