Arkansas Interfaith Power & Light Receives EPA Environmental Justice Grant

Mar 1, 2020 | In the News, State Press Clips

Published Feb 26 2020, EPA
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Jennah Durant or Joe Hubbard (R6Press@epa.gov)

DALLAS – (Feb. 26, 2020) Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave an Environmental Justice Small Grant to the nonprofit group Arkansas Interfaith Power and Light. The grant will fund a sustainable, organic garden project for veterans and other members of the Little Rock community.

“Small-scale, backyard food production fosters self-sufficiency, helps reduce food waste, and gives more access to fresh, healthy choices for community members,” said Regional Administrator Ken McQueen. “EPA is proud to support Arkansas Interfaith Power and Light’s project to bring these food benefits to veterans and underserved people in Little Rock.” Read more here

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