Calif. Hasn't Spent $455M In Water Project Funds, EPA Says

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 8:45 PM ET) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday blasted the California Public Health Department for not spending $455 million designated for water systems projects in the state, saying it was the largest unused amount by any U.S. state.

California has so far received $1.5 billion in funds from Congress to promote infrastructure for safe drinking water in the state, but by awarding grants and loans to projects that are not yet ready for construction, the state’s public health department has wound up with a large number of...
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