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Interior Department Announces $27 Million for Tribal Dam Safety, Water Sanitation Projects

The Department of the Interior on Tuesday announced a $27 million investment from President Biden's Investing in America agenda to protect Tribal communities by repairing and upgrading clean water systems and replacing failing dams.

The President's Investing in America agenda is deploying record investments to provide affordable high-speed internet, safer roads and bridges, modern wastewater and sanitations systems, clean drinking water, reliable and affordable electricity, good paying jobs and economic development in every tribal community.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law alone invests $13 billion directly to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal communities throughout the United States, including $250 million over five years for Tribal dams and water projects.


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