Michigan is receiving $2.5 million from the Environmental Protection Agency to ensure disadvantaged communities have access to clean air and water, officials said Wednesday.
The agency said the money will be used for three projects that aim to advance environmental justice under President Joe Biden’s "Investing in America" agenda.
The funding comes from Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, which he signed into law.
The grants in Michigan will go to a nonprofit called One Love Global and the cities of Ann Arbor and Flint, the EPA said in a statement.
"These community-driven projects will improve the health, equity, and resilience of communities while setting a blueprint for local solutions that can be applied across the nation," EPA Administrator Michael Regan said in the release.
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