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Project Title: BISCO for Environmental Justice Now

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Grant ID Number:XJ - 96633501-0
EPA Region:EPA R6AAShip:R06 - Region 6
CFDA:66.309Media:Environmental Justice
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Interfaith Sponsoring Committee. BISCO
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:LACong District:03
Competition Status:
Award Date:09/01/2006Cum Award:$50,000
Project Start:09/01/2006Project End:08/31/2007
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BISCO for Environmental Justice Now
The goals of this project are to form collaborative partnerships among impacted and traditionally excluded community residents, organizations, regulatory agencies, and academic institutions in order to identify, prioritize, and develop plans to address environmental problems resulting from hurricanes Rita and Katrina; to identify and address perceived health impacts; to educate the community and include residents on an Environmental Justice Steering Committee so as to ensure meaningful involvement in the development and implementation of environmental laws, regulations, and policies in operations related to Hurricanes Rita, Katrina, and future hurricanes in Terrebonne Parish; and to collaborative develop plans for hurricane preparedness.

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Project Officer Shirley Quinones 214-665-2713
Grant Specialist Brian Berry 214-665-7358

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