PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Gulf Coast will receive
$60 million for water and wastewater infrastructure projects.
The funding had been redirected to a housing program following
Hurricane Katrina, but state officials say the money is now being
Trudy Fisher, executive director of the Mississippi Department
of Environmental Quality, has met with Governor Haley Barbour to
discuss the funds. She says the governor is committed to restoring
the money and no projects will fall behind schedule.
The funds are being supplied through a disaster recovery
initiative of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Information from: The Mississippi Press, http://www.gulflive.com
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