The New Bedford Harbor Trustee Council
(Trustee Council or Council) is responsible for restoration of natural
resources injured through the release of polychlorinated biphenyls
(PCBs) and other hazardous substances into the New Bedford Harbor
Council consists of the:
(1) Massachusetts Executive
Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs; (2) U. S. Department of
Commerce, NOAA represented by the National Marine Fisheries Service;
and (3) U. S. Department of the Interior represented by the U. S. Fish
and Wildlife Service.
Using settlement funds, the Council plans and
implements projects that restore, replace or acquire the equivalent of
the natural resources that have been injured.
The Council intends to
fund up to $ 6. 0 million for restoration projects addressing the natural
resource injury within the New Bedford Harbor Environment.
be provided through grants or cooperative agreements issued through
NOAA on behalf of the Council.
Approved projects that involve
activities not eligible for NOAA Grants may receive funds through other