USDA Visits City of Belmond on Earth Day to Present $5.5 Million Loan to Improve Wastewater Treatment Facility
USDA Also Invested $24 Million in 2010 to Help Community Expand Hospital
Belmond, Iowa, Apr 22, 2013 -- Bill Menner, USDA Rural Development State Director in Iowa, was in Belmond today to congratulate community leaders on receiving a $5.5 million loan from USDA that will help them make improvements to their wastewater treatment facility. Today’s announcement is one part of the Department’s efforts to strengthen the rural economy. The presentation coincides with Earth Day, an annual observation on April 22nd to raise awareness about the role each person can play to protect vital natural resources and safeguard the environment.