WKU Public Radio News Staff
Wed September 22, 2004
Millions Coming To Transpark And WKU
Bowling Green – Senator Mitch McConnell says the Senate Appropriations committee has approved nearly $6 million in funds for Bowling Green and Western Kentucky University.
The funding includes more than $3 million for the Kentucky Trimodal Transpark in Warren County for equipment to be used at an on-site training center and for water and sewer improvements.
Western Kentucky university is set to receive half a million dollars for their water technology center and another $600,000 for waste water research.
An additional $800,000 will go to the establishment of an environmental control lab at Western to develop clean coal technology for power egenrating facilities.