North Dakota eyes federal money for expansion of oil well plugging program | State & Regional

North Dakota eyes federal money for expansion of oil well plugging program | State & Regional

North Dakota’s top oil regulator wants to extend the state’s abandoned well plugging program by tapping into $4 billion made available in the federal infrastructure bill for the purpose of cleaning up old oil and gas sites across the nation.Tens of millions of dollars could potentially come North Dakota’s way each year over the next … Read more

Money from infrastructure bill could help Berks focus on major transit corridors, planner says | Berks Regional News

Money from infrastructure bill could help Berks focus on major transit corridors, planner says | Berks Regional News

READING, Pa. – Pennsylvania announced this week that it is expecting to receive around $11 billion for roads and more than $1.5 billion for bridges among the funds it will be getting from President Biden’s historic infrastructure bill.”People ask, you know, what our next projects are going to be with this new money, and I’ll … Read more

Reading deciding how to use American Rescue Plan money | Berks Regional News

Reading deciding how to use American Rescue Plan money | Berks Regional News

READING, Pa. – As part of the American Rescue Plan, $61 million is coming to the City of Reading, and Mayor Eddie Moran is outlining his plans to spend it on things like safety, education, job creation and community and economic development.”I told my entire staff that we will only get one shot at making … Read more

IronPigs money should not have been directed to charity, county controller says | Lehigh Valley Regional News

IronPigs money should not have been directed to charity, county controller says | Lehigh Valley Regional News

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs are a business and any government money given to the baseball team should not be listed as a charitable contribution, Northampton County’s new fiscal watchdog said Monday.”The way (the county) had it written, they wanted the money to go to a charity, but it was not going to be used for … Read more