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USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day

  • 22 April 2014
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USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Supporting Water Quality Projects in 40 States and Puerto Rico


2014 Farm Bill Enables Record USDA Investments in Rural Water Systems

   WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today celebrated Earth Day by announcing record support for 116 projects that will improve water and wastewater services for rural Americans and benefit the environment.

Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million for Storm Repairs at Binghamton-Johnson City Sewage Treatment Plant

  • 19 December 2013
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that a critical improvement project to the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant, damaged in 2011 by Tropical Storm Lee, will move forward thanks to a $30.32 million loan package from the state for plant repairs, improvements and protection against future storms, including a flood wall around the plant.

EFC Announces Mini-Grants RFP for Asset Management

  • 11 November 2013
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With support from USDA Rural Development, the Environmental Finance Center will fund up to three proposals for as much as $5,000 each to provide NYS rural municipalities with the proper tools and resources to fully conduct an Asset Management inventory for their water or wastewater system. All submissions must be received by 5:00pm on January 3rd, 2014, to be considered.