Project Title & Description
Mass Beach Environmental Assessment
Per your application request dated July 14, 2014, this Grant Agreement is being awarded funds in the amount of $244,000 to support the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA DPH) activities to implement a state-wide coastal beach monitoring, assessment and notification program under the Federal Beach Act. MA DPH funds monitoring and analysis of indicator bacteria at coastal beaches, provides technical assistance to local communities for assessment of pollution sources at specific beaches and reports to EPA electronically and in annual reports the results of monitoring and notification actions in an EPA beach program specified format. Administrative and Programmatic terms and conditions of this award have been implemented and are in full force and effect.