Senators Announce Funding from Environmental Justice Grants with OZ Focus

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 11:15AM

Sens. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.,  last week announced $60,000 in funding to two organizations to address environmental justice issues as part of a $1.5 million grant program–in which half the 50 funded projects are in or impact opportunity zones (OZs). The 2019 Environmental Justice Small Grants program funding goes directly to community-based organizations and tribes for projects that help residents of underserved communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues.

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