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Plenary session breaks down funding

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Interagency Group on Insular Areas held its 2012 plenary session bringing together leaders from Guam, the CNMI, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Interior Secretary Ken Salazar spoke about the department's efforts to empower insular communities. 

A number of grants were also announced today including $6 million for Guam.  The Department of the Interior approved $2.5 million for renovations to the Port Authority's Gregorio D. Perez Marina, $1.3 million for renovations for the UOG Field House, $934,000 for the Guam Waterworks Authority to rehabilitate the Asan Spring, $600,000 for Rev & Tax to purchase and implement the Meta Tag Document Management System and another $933,000 for Rev & Tax to purchase and install a new power server.

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