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Federal Agency Spends $500 Million Into Texas Gulf Project

Posted on 12/6/2012 by with 0 comments

Days before a newly formed council focuses on long-term Gulf of Mexico cleanup, a report released to The Associated Press shows that one federal agency has committed more than a half-billion dollars to the region in the past two years, nearly one-fifth of it on projects directly linked to recovery from the 2010 oil spill.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, one of the so-called “trustees” involved in divvying up projects and cash from a settlement with BP PLC, detailed in a progress report it will present next week at the meeting in Mobile, Ala., its Gulf Coast projects, the money it has invested and the acres impacted.

 

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