Is Government Responsible for Sustaining Rural Populations?

December 19, 2013 | General RCAP News

The Sustainable City Network is out with a provocative new article looking at population decline in rural areas in Iowa and wondering whether the federal government and the states should continue to invest in infrastructure, human capital, and other economic…

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USDA Announces Projects to Improve Water Quality

December 4, 2013 | General RCAP News

Earlier today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $203 million in funding to finance investments in improved water and wastewater systems for 74 projects in 40 states."Rural businesses and residents need access to clean water and modern waste disposal systems. This…

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