AGRIBUSINESS: USDA Funding Water Quality Projects in 32 States
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced support for projects that will improve water and wastewater services for rural Americans and benefit the environment as part of USDA’s Earth Day celebration. Funding will include 43 water and wastewater projects in 32 states. USDA Rural Development is providing more than $145.2-million to improve water quality and provide a safe and healthy environment for rural Americans.