13 Feb '18, 5pm

Administrator Pruitt Participates in White House Infrastructure Initiative Roundtable

Funding: The proposal seeks $100 billion in competitive grant programs to incentivize investment in infrastructure that leverages federal investments, is financially sustainable or improves performance. Of this amount, EPA is expected to receive about $20 billion for grant programs to support drinking water, wastewater and stormwater facilities and for Brownfields and Superfund cleanup and land revitalization. The proposal also requests $50 billion to fund rural infrastructure, including state water facilities and cleanup programs. $40 billion of this money would be provided to states in block grants according to a formula. The remaining $10 billion would be for a new competitive grant program administered by EPA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Transportation for communities with less than 50,000 people. Policy Reforms: The President’s infrastruct...

Full article: https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/administrator-pruitt-par...

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