Federal effort will focus on marginalized areas in all parts of country and aims to reduce extreme heat and benefit healthHundreds of communities around the US will share more than $1bn in federal money to help them plant and maintain trees under a federal program that is intended to reduce extreme heat, benefit health and improve access to nature.The US agriculture secretary, Tom Vilsack, will announce the $1.13bn in funding for 385 projects at an event on Thursday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Continue reading…
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Author : Associated Press
Publish date : 2023-09-14 15:13:59
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