United States Department
of Agriculture • Rural Development
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USDA Announces Williamston Water Treatment Plant Grand Opening
EAST LANSING, July 12, 2012 – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner today announced a ceremony to commemorate completion of Williamston’s water treatment plant on Thursday, July 19 at 4 p.m. at 1657 Linn Road, in Williamston.
The agency provided a $4,800,000 loan through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund the project.
The event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
USDA Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009. USDA, through its Rural Development mission area, administers and manages housing, business and community infrastructure programs through a national network of state and local offices. These programs are designed to improve the economic stability of rural communities, businesses, residents, farmers and ranchers and improve the quality of life in rural America. Rural Development has an existing portfolio of more than $170 billion in loans and loan guarantees. Visit http://www.rurdev.usda.gov for additional information about the agency’s programs or to locate the USDA Rural Development office nearest you.
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