Saturday, October 31, 2009

Farm Bill Includes Environmental Funding

The agriculture appropriations bill that passed Congress earlier this month included funding for water, waste and environmental programs. Some of the major environment-related program funded by this bill are

-Rural Utilities: Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program - $568.7 million
- Environmental Quality Incentives Program - $1.18 billion
-Water quality research - $12.6 millio
-Natural Resources Conservation Services - $887.6 million

More information:
Rural water appropriations pass both houses
Water Legislation — recycling, research, efficiency

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