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Project Title: A Comprehensive Communications Program for Chicago Beaches

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Grant ID Number:GL - 00E00554-2
EPA Region:EPA R5AAShip:R05 - Region 5
Division/Office:Great Lakes National Program OfficeLab/Office:
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Chicago Park District
City:Recipient Type:Special District
State:ILCong District:01
Competition Status:
Award Date:09/13/2012Cum Award:$99,340
Project Start:05/28/2010Project End:12/31/2012
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A Comprehensive Communications Program for Chicago Beaches
This project supports the Great Lake Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement under the Public Law 112-74. Specifically, this project will implement a comprehensive beach communications program that is designed to improve public understanding of beach water quality and beach health and increase public notification of swim bans and advisories. The project will include signage, expanded electronic communications, staff training, and a new volunteer Beach Ambassadors program in partnership with the Alliance for the Great Lakes.

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Project Officer Alex Schusler 312-886-1977
Grant Specialist Michelle Becker 312-886-3901

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