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ID:

286

Date:

2007-12-19

Headline:

Waterway funding raises questions

Reporter's name:

Sean Reilly

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Press-Register

City:

Mobile, AL

Summary:

A coalition of Alabama waterway groups used some of a $1.5 million federal grant to pay themselves for grant administration, public outreach and other services, according to documents obtained under FOIA by the Press-Register, which reported that some experts in federal spending question the practice.

Keywords:

Alabama waterway groups, federal money, Coalition of Alabama Waterway Associations, Inc., Heritage Foundation, Sunlight Foundation, Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway Association, , U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, Coosa-Alabama River Improvement Association, Sailors in Montgomery, Tri Rivers Waterway Development Association, Dothan, Hanson Professional Services Inc.

URL:

http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/news/1198059621195740.xml&coll=3


Agencies:

DOT
NOAA

States:

AL

Categories:

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