Dominion awards $1 million for programs exploring energy, environment

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From wetland restoration to green roof technology, this year’s Dominion educational grants will engage students of all ages in a variety of outstanding energy- and environmental-focused science, math and technology programs. Some of the higher education grants also support workforce training programs.

For the 2016-17 academic year, schools and educational institutions in 11 states will share grants totaling $1 million from the Dominion Foundation.

University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn., will be awarded $24,500 for its study and measurement of carbon dioxide in Long Island Sound. Students will learn about stresses on the ecosystem while establishing a potentially important historical database.

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