U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development invested $542.6 million in 2020 to help mitigate the rising cost of homeownership in Oregon. The funds were distributed through three programs.
The newly formed Water Finance Exchange (WFX) in partnership with Rural Community Assistance Corporation, Rural Community Assistance Partnership and CoBank has established a rural community predevelopment fund.
The Oakland County Health Division and Oakland University are launching a new wastewater testing program to identify traces of SARS-COVID-19 in local wastewater.
The world recently celebrated American pharmaceutical giant Phitzer and the German firm BioNTech’s announcement that the first trial of a coronavirus vaccine proved to be 90 percent effective.
A new Center for Disease Control study shows an increase in drug overdose deaths during the first months of the pandemic.