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How the infrastructure package could impact Appalachians living with failing water systems

By Molly Born Southerly The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed by Congress last month includes $55 billion for improving drinking water and wastewater infrastructure—a commitment George McGraw, CEO of DigDeep, a nonprofit that works to provide water access in the U.S., calls the “biggest investment our nation’s ever made in water.”  “But,” he said, “it’s […]