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Green grants for Iowa

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DES MOINES (KWWL) - A total of $1,065,100 from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) will be coming to Iowa for green energy projects.  

Clinton County will receive $415,400 and the City of Dubuque will receive $649,700 for projects intended to help improve energy efficiency, reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions and create jobs locally.

Senator Harkin says these funds will help reduce greenhouse emissions and make the state more environmentally friendly, while at the same time creating jobs and growing the local economy.

 

Online Producer: Maria Magner

 

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