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Virginia receives funds for environmental endeavors
Senator Mark Warner announced Virginia will receive funds to help clean up abandoned mines and build more electric vehicle charging stations.
$22 million dollars will be allocated to clean up abandoned mines by sealing dangerous shafts and reclaiming unstable slopes.
The cleanup will also improve local water quality and prevent harmful pollution.
$106 million will be used to expand the number of electronic vehicle charging stations.
This is an increase from the initial $17 million investment.
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