Gulf Hypoxia

Agency NameEnvironmental Protection Agency
Funding Amount$60,000,000.00
Bureau Name Environmental Programs and Management
Funding Mechanism Grant
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients 12 State Members of Gulf Hypoxia Task Force (Along Mississippi Corridor/Gulf of Mexico)
Program Description The Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force includes Federal and State agencies and the Tribes. Federal agencies include those with responsibilities over activities in the Mississippi River and its basin, and in the Gulf of Mexico. The Plan has a near-term target of reducing nutrient-loading to the Gulf of Mexico from the basin by 20 percent by 2025, and a long-term goal of limiting the Gulf hypoxic zone to an average annual size of less than 5,000 square kilometers by 2035.
Statutory Location Division J, Title VI
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required