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Valley News Dispatch

Growing Greener grants awarded to local communities

Mary Ann Thomas
| Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
An angler on Buffalo Creek.
Louis B. Ruediger
An angler on Buffalo Creek.

Gov. Tom Wolf Thursday announced the recipients of $20.7 million in Department of Environmental Protection Growing Greener grants in 24 counties.

The grants pay for 106 projects to clean up local waters statewide, including these in the Alle-Kiski Valley area:

• Allegheny County

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Deer Creek stream restoration, $38,642

• Armstrong County

Armstrong County Conservation District, Pine Run stream restoration, $59,889;

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Buffalo Creek stream restoration, $73,995

• Westmoreland County

Westmoreland County Conservation District, Murrysville stormwater basin retrofits, $64,620

Vandergrift stormwater management phase 2, $5,000

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4691, or via Twitter @MaThomas_Trib.

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