The U-S Environmental Protection Agency is providing a pool of funding for states to help clean up underground storage tanks. Jim Humeston oversees the Iowa Department of Natural Resources clean up program. He says it will clean up contamination where there are abandoned service stations.Humeston says Iowa cities will have to compete with the other states for the money.He says the money would really give Iowa a boost in cleaning up old leaking tanks.Humeston says cities have to chip in 10-percent of the cost of the projects. The deadline for communities to submit proposals to the D-N-R is October 22nd.
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