BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore is getting some federal funding for environmental education programs.
Rep. John Sarbanes announced Wednesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide $120,000 to give high school students immersive environmental education opportunities.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Searching For Missing 11-Year-Old Girl
The Parks & People Foundation and the Living Classrooms Foundation will each receive $60,000 to strengthen environmental learning programs in the city.
Both organizations are Baltimore-based nonprofits.READ MORE: Police Searching For Suspect Accused Of Opening Fire Near 2 Gaithersburg Officers
Funding for the Parks & People Foundation will support a new program for Baltimore high school students to explore and design green spaces.
Funding for Living Classrooms will help students work on community service projects to reduce stormwater runoff pollution.MORE NEWS: Dr. David Fowler, Former Maryland Chief Medical Examiner, Called To Stand For Defense In Derek Chauvin Murder Trial
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