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Auburn to receive $938,000 in funds for Gulf oil spill response projects

AUBURN – Auburn University is slated to receive $938,000 from a BP initiative that designated $5 million in rapid response funds for Alabama’s Marine Environmental Science Consortium. The funds are for immediate state research programs in response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Auburn’s funding is spread over multiple projects in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, College of Agriculture and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

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