Interior Dept. to Spend $319M on 241 Ariz. Projects

Sun May 24, 2009 - West Edition
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) The Interior Department said it will spend $319 million in economic stimulus money on 241 projects in Arizona.

Of the total announced May 13, $180 million will go to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for construction of schools, libraries and modest energy-efficient homes, as well as road and bridge maintenance.

The Bureau of Reclamation will receive $94 million for projects including fish barriers required under the Endangered Species Act and speeding up construction for water distribution on the Gila River Indian Community.

Other expenditures include nearly $22 million for the National Park Service and more than $15 million for the Bureau of Land Management.

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