EPA creates $30M grant program to advance Great Lakes projects in underserved communities
By Danielle Kaeding, Wisconsin Public Radio
Underserved communities will be able to access $30 million in environmental justice grants for restoration projects in the Great Lakes region under a new federal program.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced it’s setting aside the funds as part of the Great Lakes Environmental Justice Grant Program. The money is part of funding awarded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative included in the $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Joe Biden in 2021.
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