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(HARRISBURG) – The Department of Community and Economic Development is currently accepting applications for Act 13 grants through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, according to state Senator John R. Gordner.

Funds will be allotted through the Marcellus Legacy Fund to assist in projects, including: abandoned mine drainage abatement, abandoned well plugging, sewage treatment, greenways, trails and recreation, watershed restoration and flood control.

The application period will remain open between February 1, 2017 and May 31, 2017.

More information about the program can be found at: http://dced.pa.gov/programs-funding/commonwealth-financing-authority-cfa/act-13-programs/#.WJDKzHmQyUk

The Marcellus Legacy Fund was created by Act 13 of 2012 to provide for the distribution of unconventional gas well impact fees to counties, municipalities and commonwealth agencies.

CONTACT: Mike Stephens (717) 787-8928