Pollution

Yale University Project to Measure Methyl Mercury Contamination

Organization: 
Yale University Grant and Contract Administration
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 17, 2005
Amount: 
14 500.00
Description: 
To support the measurement of methyl mercury contamination in the Quinnipiac River and the Oysters in New Haven Harbor. The study will evaluate the extent of methylmercury pollution and  help to identify sources and hotspots.

Freedom Lawn Campaign

Organization: 
Watershed Partnership, Inc
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 17, 2005
Amount: 
23 000.00
Description: 
To support the work of the Freedom Lawn Campaign to educate users of 'traditional'  chemical lawn care about the harmful environmental and health effects of pesticides and fertilizers, and encourage a switch to organic lawn care methods that are safe for the natural environment and people.

Safe Grounds Campaign

Organization: 
Watershed Partnership, Inc
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 16, 2006
Amount: 
19 200.00
Description: 
To support the continuing and extension of the successful 2005 Safe Grounds Campaign reducing non-point source pollution from lawn pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.

Elevation Change & Toxic Organics in the Quinnipiac Tidal Marshes

Organization: 
Yale University Grant and Contract Administration
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Amount: 
14 294.00
Description: 
Funds are requested to support the continuation of measuring elevation change and water levels in the Quinnipiac River marshes in efforts to understand the rate and causes  of marsh drowning (conversion to mudflat) that has been observed there.

Safe Grounds Campaign

Organization: 
Watershed Partnership, Inc
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Amount: 
20 000.00
Description: 
Funds are requested to continue support for the Safe Grounds Campaign to reduce non-point source pollution from lawn pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.

Landowners Education

Organization: 
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Amount: 
20 000.00
Description: 
Funds are requested to support the implementation of landowner and youh education about reducing non-point pollution.

Measurements of copper levels and speciation in the Quinnipiac River

Organization: 
Yale University - Grant and Contract Administration
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Amount: 
12 000.00
Description: 
To support the measurement of copper concentration and bioavailability throughout the Quinnipiac River system and its tributaries.  

Safe Grounds Campaign

Organization: 
Watershed Partnership, Inc
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Amount: 
18 000.00
Description: 
To support the Safe Grounds Campaign which helps reduce non-point source pollution from lawn pesticides and synthetic fertilizers in the Quinnipiac River watershed.  

Safe Grounds Campaign

Organization: 
Watershed Partnership, Inc
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Amount: 
16 000.00
Description: 
To support the Safe Grounds Campaign which helps reduce non-point source pollution from lawn pesticides and synthetic fertilizers in the Quinnipiac River watershed.

Printing Costs:  Q River Watershed Water Quality Report

Organization: 
Yale School of Forestry/Environmental Studies
Date Issued: 
Thursday, March 15, 2001
Amount: 
500.00
Description: 
To make 20 more copies of the Quinnipiac River Report on the water quality of the river.

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