Chelsea Creek, Malden River Receive Funding

The Patrick administration awarded nearly $239,000 in grants to projects in the Chelsea and Malden/Medford areas that will help to repair damage done to natural resources from past oil spills into the Lower Mystic River Watershed and open up these restored areas to the public.
The funds, awarded through the Massachusetts Natural Resource Damages (NRD) Trust, will provide $220,205 to the Chelsea Collaborative, Inc. for a project to repair damage done to Chelsea Creek and Mill Creek, and provide $18,505 to the Mystic Valley Development Commission to repair damage done to the watershed that includes the Malden River and the Lower Mystic River in Medford.