Event Summary

National Estuary Program launched

Date

1987

Description

Environmental Protection Agency launched the National Estuary Program (NEP); Hudson River and Peconic Bay on eastern Long Island among the estuaries designated for study and cleanup support.

Lecture

Technology/Science/Environment

Timeline 1

Marine Environment & Environmentalism, 1836 - to present

Timeline 2

Maritime New York, 1860 - to present

Related Bodies of Water

Chesapeake Bay, Peconic Bay, Hudson River,

External Links

New York-New Jersey Hudson Estuary Program

Record ID

1146