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EPA provides $265 million for water in three states

Staff writer |
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has allotted $70,413,000 to the State of New Jersey to help finance improvements to water projects.




The funds will primarily be used to upgrade wastewater systems and drinking water systems throughout the state.

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund program, administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, was allotted $54,598,000.

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program, also administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, was allotted $15,815,000.

The program provides low-interest loans to local governments to finance improvements to drinking water systems, with a particular focus on providing funds to small and low-income communities.

Since 1989, the EPA has awarded $2.4 billion to New Jersey through these programs, which are funded annually.

EPA has allotted $187,379,000 to the State of New York to help finance improvements to water projects.

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund program, administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation, was allotted $147,479,000.

The program provides low-interest loans to local governments for water quality protection projects to make improvements to wastewater treatment systems, control pollution from rain water runoff, and protect sensitive water bodies and estuaries.

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program, administered by the New York State Department of Health, was allotted $39,900,000.

The program provides low-interest loans to local governments to finance improvements to drinking water systems, with a particular focus on providing funds to small and low-income communities.

Since 1989, the EPA has awarded $5.8 billion to New York through these programs, which are funded annually.

EPA has allotted $8,249,000 to the United States Virgin Islands to help finance improvements to water projects.

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund program, administered by the Virgin Islands Department of Public Works, was allotted $4,129,000.

The program provides grants for water quality protection projects to make improvements to wastewater treatment systems, control pollution from rain water runoff, and protect sensitive water bodies and estuaries.

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program, administered by the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources, was allotted $4,120,000.

The program provides grants to finance improvements to drinking water systems, with a particular focus on providing funds to small and disadvantaged communities.

Since 1989, the EPA has awarded $78,424,380 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands through these programs, which are funded annually.


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