EBENSBURG – Borough officials viewed a $300,000 state grant as a bit of a long shot when they applied in June.
Now, it’s one that will bump their pool plans from basic upgrades to a modern water park in town.
News that Ebensburg landed the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources grant is expected to mean council will pick a flashier, $1.1 million option for pool upgrades – a plan that includes a redesigned pool, tube slides and water play park for children – without footing most of the bill….
Many projects funded were “staycation” spots like Ebensburg’s pool, DCNR Secretary John Quigley said.
These are the kinds of Growing Greener projects these eco-frauds — claiming it’s for protecting the state environment — want the natural gas companies to pay for via a severance tax.