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Cartwright Highlights Funding for Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation

Times Leader

Scranton, Bill O'Boyle, January 1, 2022
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright Wednesday said Pennsylvania has more unreclaimed abandoned mine land acreage than any other state in the country and represents 40.7% of the country’s reclamation costs.

Cartwright, D-Moosic, said funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will support the reclamation of AML sites in Pennsylvania with nearly $3.8 billion coming directly to the Commonwealth.

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