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EPA DISTRIBUTES OVER $2 BILLION TO STATES FOR WATER

April 15, 2009

In a move that stands to create and sustain thousands of jobs while improving aging water infrastructure, protecting the environment and promoting public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the first round of its $6 billion in Stimulus funds for water infrastructure which were included in the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009.

To date over $2 billion has been released to the following states’ State Revolving Funds and Tribal Governments to finance Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure projects. 

Please click on the state name below to view the EPA press release. Click on the dollar total to relevant view state programs including projects lists where available.

Clean Water State Revolving Funds:

Florida                  $132.286 million               

Kentucky             $49.878 million

Michigan              $168.509 million

Nebraska             $20.045 million

New York            $430 million

North Carolina   $70.729 million

West Virginia     $48.8 million

Drinking Water State Revolving Funds:

Idaho                    $19.5 million

Kansas                  $19.5 million

Kentucky             $20.45 million

Michigan              $67.454 million

Nebraska             $19.5 million

Maine                   $19.5 million

North Carolina   $65.625 million

Oregon                 $28.515 million

Vermont              $19.5 million

Washington        $41.8 million

Tribal Government Assistance

EPA Region 6      $565 million

(Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas)

EPA Region 10   $297 million

(Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington)

For additional information on these programs and other infrastructure programs receiving funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment act please visit AGC’s website.

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