- Associated Press - Friday, May 8, 2015

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - More than $172 million in loans will fund wastewater or drinking water projects around Michigan that are needed to improve water quality and public health.

The state Department of Environmental Quality says Friday that the loans include more than $3 million in principal loan forgiveness.

Some of the loans are from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. They include $114 million with $1.5 million in loan forgiveness for Detroit; $12 million for Dearborn; $9.8 million with $1 million in loan forgiveness for Pontiac; and $5 million for Clinton Township.

They also include $2.2 million with $150,000 in loan forgiveness for the Malletts Creek Drain Drainage District.

Drinking Water Revolving Fund loans include $10 million for Grand Rapids; $7 million for Bay County; and $800,000 for Northport.

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Online:

https://www.michigan.gov/deq

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