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After conservation treatments were installed the problems of erosion and excessive runoffs were solved at 12 Etowah County schools. Several of the schools are using the treated areas for outdoor classroom activities where students can develop an appreciation for the environment.
Other Federal agencies provide assistance to RC&D sponsors within their existing authorities and programs.
Direct funds obligated in 1980 and estimates of projected available funds and direct staff-years by agency for FY 1981 and FY 1982 follows:
Resource Conservation and Development funds obligated and staff-years used in 1980 by State were:
(In thousands of dollars)
563 North Carolina
861 North Dakota 667 Ohio
964 West Virginia 816 Wisconsin
Status of Resource Conservation and Development Program
as of September 30, 1980
Applications on Hand
Authorized for Assistance
Acres Counties No. (000) Involved
Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts
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Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana
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For multistate applications and areas: The number is tabulated for the State
For those States having counties that are involved in more than one RC&D area, the counties involved column figure will reflect this duplication. This duplication will also be reflected in the national total.