U.S. DOE Announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Opportunities for Rural America

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has given opportunities for Rural communities across the nation. Being a crucial part of the nation’s energy sector, rural communities produce key energy inputs while also benefiting from the economic growth and development of energy infrastructure investments.

According to Ritz Herald, DOE’s rural programs include work done through the Office of Indian Energy with a focus on tribal lands, which have a significant overlap with rural lands and the Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization, co-chaired by Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm.

These opportunities include investments in rural transportation, support for rural energy, environments and climates, as well as support for existing DOE programs that support rural communities.

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