TITLE

Wastewater Improvements Hampered by Cuts

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/18/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32199, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a federal program which provides grants to help fund wastewater infrastructure projects in the United States. Issuance of bonds to leverage the programs; Financing of the infrastructure projects.
ACCESSION #
18024277

 

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