Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced more than $1.1 million in federal grants to support two National Estuarine Research Reserves in South Carolina.
The University of South Carolina Research Foundation will receive a $579,724 grant for administration, operation, and maintenance at North Inlet-Winyah Bay in Georgetown County. In addition, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will receive a $555,000 grant for administration, operation, and maintenance at ACE Basin in Charleston.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce.