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6 Polluted Waterways Slated for Restoration

In 2022, NOAA helped to recover over $114 million from polluters to restore six waterways following oil spill and industrial pollution incidents in Hawaii, Louisiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Texas. 

NOAA and partners worked to assess the impacts of these incidents and reach legal settlements with those responsible to fund restoration. In the past 30 years, NOAA and co-trustees have helped recover $10.6 billion for restoration across the country.

Read more on the NOAA website.

Last updated Friday, January 20, 2023 9:07pm PST