Grant for pipeline sought

Betty Little

May 26, 2009

Staff Writer

May 26, 2009 03:28 am

— MALONE — Franklin County will spend $5,750 to try to secure millions in grant money to close the remaining funding gap for a proposed $20 million natural-gas pipeline.

Applications are being accepted for a portion of a $120 million pool of money available to upstate entities through the Regional Blueprint Program, which is part of a $1 billion Upstate Revitalization Fund administered by Empire State Development Corp.

Specified areas where funding could be awarded include infrastructure such as transportation, water and sewer, communication, and energy generation and distribution projects.

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