Economic Projects

Governor Andy Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers have announced that more than $9 million in Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization Program funds are being allocated to economic development projects in ten Eastern Kentucky counties.“When completed, these projects will help support local communities and spur economic growth in Martin, Letcher, Floyd, Leslie, Knox, Knott, Owsley, Boyd, Pike and Perry counties,” said Gov. Beshear. One project includes $2.5 million to Cold Storage LLC for construction of an agriculture cold storage facility in Martin County. This will be used to create a refrigeration facility to hold apples for up to a year after picking.

Source: MG News

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