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Jeanerette gets $2.5M loan for water improvements

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Posted: Dec 29, 2009 2:43 PM by Brett Troxler
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Jeanerette, water system, federal loan, grant

The city of Jeanerette is getting a federal loan for nearly $2.5 million to improve its water system.

The money is among nearly $117 million in stimulus grants and loans for water and environmental projects announced Tuesday by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

The grants and loans are a are part of the USDA Rural Development's Water and Environmental Program, which provides money to ensure necessary investments to provide safe drinking water and protect
the environment in rural areas.

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