16 Sep 2004

Extra funding for American Samoa environment protection

9:31 am on 16 September 2004

American Samoa will receive over US$3 million in additional funding from the federal government for environment protection programmes in the Territory.

Congressman Faleomavaega Eni says over US$2 million is earmarked for the Tafuna Plains Sewer project.

The US Environmental Protection Agency, had originally set aside US$5.8 million for the project.