Airports Awarded Energy Impact Grants
The State Land Board awarded energy impact grants this week for airport upgrades in New Town and Killdeer. The combined grant awards total nearly $9 million, with another $2 million committed to the Killdeer airport during the next fiscal year. The 2013 legislature set-aside $60 million in oil and gas impact grant funding for airport grants during this biennium. The land board has allocated more than $100 million in grant funding to oil-impacted cities since the start of the biennium. Read more in Prairie Business.