Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved $16.8 million in funding to support 118 abandoned mine drainage abatement; sewage treatment; greenways, trails and recreation; baseline water quality data; watershed restoration; and flood control projects.
The funding for these projects comes from the Act 13 drilling impact fee and the Marcellus Legacy Fund.
The CFA also approved $23.9 million in grants and loans to support 22 Alternative and Clean Energy Projects.
A listing of the approved projects is available online--
-- Alternative and Clean Energy Projects: $19.1 million grants, $4.8 million loans, 22 projects
-- Abandoned Mine Drainage Abatement and Treatment: $1 million, 3 projects*
-- Watershed Restoration Protection Program: $1 million, 8 projects*
-- Baseline Water Quality Data Program: $469,000, 2 projects*
-- Flood Mitigation Program: $2.9 million, 12 projects*
-- Greenways, Trails & Recreation Program: $$11.3 million, 90 projects*
-- Sewage Facilities Program: $151,000, 3 projects*
* Click Here for a list of approved projects from the CFA webpage.For more information on funding programs, visit the Commonwealth Financing Authority webpage.