Settlement monies from the June 30, 2006 Norfolk Southern train derailment that caused a serious fish kill in Big Fill Run, Sinnemahoning Portage Creek and the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek are being administered by the Headwaters RC&D Sinnemahoning Stakeholders Committee to fund successful applications in the ninth round of the Sinnemahoning Watershed Grant Program. Total 12th round grant funds will be $170,478.
Applications will be accepted starting immediately until Jan. 10, 2020. This program offers funding to Watershed and Conservation Groups with incorporation status, counties and municipalities, county conservation districts, council of governments, commonwealth agencies or any other authorized organizations involved in research, restoration, rehabilitation, planning, acquisition, development, education or other activities, which further the protection, enhancement, conservation, preservation or enjoyment of Pennsylvania’s environmental, conservation, recreation or similar resources.
All projects must be located within the Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed. Hard copy applications may be obtained at the Cameron and McKean County Conservation District offices or electronically at headwaterspa.org.
For further information please contact Todd Deluccia at 814-486-9354 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.