Rural Development

On Earth Day, USDA Invests $487 Million in Rural Water, Energy, and Biofuel Infrastructure

Includes $142,000 in Grants Funds for Renewable Energy Projects in Pennsylvania

Today, in honor of Earth Day 2021, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $487 million in critical infrastructure that will help communities in 45 states build back better and stronger while prioritizing climate-smart solutions and environmental stewardship.

On Earth Day, USDA Invests $487 Million in Rural Water, Energy, and Biofuel Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 – Today, in honor of Earth Day 2021, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $487 million in critical infrastructure that will help communities in 45 states build back better and stronger while prioritizing climate-smart solutions and environmental stewardship.