Loan for rural electric system

Local News

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announces a 148 million dollar loan for rural electric system upgrades.

Cooperative Energy in Hattiesburg will get the money to help service 55 counties.

The loan program is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development.

The improvements include environmental upgrades and transmission line construction.
 

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