USDA details $17M sewer grant & loan package

SARAH WARING, THE USDA Rural Development State Director for Vermont and New Hampshire, talks at the Thursday press conference at the Vergennes sewer treatment plant about the agency’s $17.5 million grant and loan package awarded to Vergennes to overhaul its troubled sewer system. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy

Officials from the Rural Development arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have formally unveiled the $17.5 million package of a grant and long-term loan that Vergennes will receive to help fund the $25.5 million overhaul of the city’s sewer system.

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