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Lt. Governor Coleman announces $2.2 million for cleaner water, hazardous waste cleanup in Lee County

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Lt. Gov. Coleman was in Lee County Monday to announce funding for cleaner water and hazardous waste elimination.

Lieutenant Governor Coleman made the announcement in the recently refurbished Beattyville Town Square.
According to a news release from the governor’s office, nearly $1.3 million will be used to rehabilitate three water storage tanks in the city.

$449,000 from the state’s Cleaner Water Fund will pay for water tank rehabilitation and other improvements at the city’s water treatment plant.

Another $500,000 will go towards removing hazardous materials like asbestos and lead-based paint from a city-owned building.

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John McGary is a Lexington native and Navy veteran with three decades of radio, television and newspaper experience.
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