May 25 2004

Graham Announces $822,000 in Federal Funds for Town of Chesterfield

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced the town of Chesterfield will receive a $617,000 grant and a $205,900 loan for water and waste disposal improvements. The funds will be used to bring Chesterfield’s waste disposal facility into compliance with new DHEC regulations. The money will aid the town in correcting problems associated with dissolved oxygen, OD5 and ammonia levels currently not in compliance. The grant and loan were awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ####