These region-wide investments will be matched by $188.7 million, and will attract an additional $1.5 billion in leveraged private investment into Appalachia. In addition, these investments are projected to create or retain 26,600 jobs, as well as train or educate 34,000 students and workers.
“Each one of these projects, and their projected outcomes, is a direct result of ARC’s flexible, nimble, and successful federal-state partnership model,” said ARC Federal Co-Chair Tim Thomas. “These investments will make a difference in Appalachia.”
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