July 10, 2023 — Want to know where that infrastructure money is going, and what’s funded in your state? The Department of the Interior has launched an interactive map that lets you track the $7.3 billion already deployed from the funds earmarked in President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. To date, the money has been utilized in over 1,300 projects spanning the entire country.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland describes the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law as “a historic down payment on ensuring that future generations have clean air, drinkable water, fertile soil, and an overall good quality of life that is currently threatened by the worsening climate crisis.” She emphasizes that the Interior Department is dedicated to making sure that these critical investments are promptly put into use within American communities. Haaland praised the significant progress made to date.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Allocates $28.1 billion for Environmental Initiatives.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law reserves $28.1 billion for the Department’s initiatives. These include combating legacy pollution, restoring essential habitats, addressing the widespread drought crisis, assisting with wildland fire management, and helping communities gear up for extreme weather conditions.
Interactive Map: A User-friendly Tool to Monitor Investment Distribution.
The newly launched map offers users a chance to see what projects have been funded, with options to sort by program area, state, Tribe, and bureau or office. It provides a comprehensive overview of the vast investment made across the nation during the initial 18-month implementation period of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.