Growing Greener Grants Flow to District to Clean Up Streams and Watersheds

(HARRISBURG) – Sen. Jake Corman (R-34) announced today that several Growing Greener grants have been awarded to clean up streams and watersheds and enhance environmental protection in the 34th Senatorial District.

“These grants are a result of state funding allocated by Growing Greener and Growing Greener II plans that we have created over the past few years and I have supported,” said Corman. “I will continue to support plans that help to clean our streams and watersheds and make Pennsylvania’s water clean and safe for generations to come.”

Among the $22.3 million in grants awarded statewide are:

Centre County

Clearwater Conservancy of Central Pennsylvania – $34,150 to remove the remains of Dayton Dam, restore stream channel and install fish habitat structures to enhance the existing wild trout fishery.

Milesburg – $5,000 to establish the Bald Eagle Watershed Association.

Centre Region Council of Governments – $10,000 for education and outreach on stream buffer protection.

Union County

Union County Conservation District – $235,528 for agricultural restoration on impaired subwatersheds.

Sen. Jake Corman, the Majority Policy Chairman, represents the 34th Senatorial District which includes Centre, Mifflin, Juniata, Perry and parts of Union Counties.