Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (PBRPC), Midland, Texas,
has received a $400,000 Economic Development Administration CARES Act
Recovery Assistance grant to respond to the coronavirus pandemic by
supporting local strategies designed to reinvigorate the region's critical
energy and transportation industries and helping identify opportunities for
continued diversification and economic resiliency.

Virginia Belew is pleased to announce that the Permian Basin communities will
benefit from receiving technical assistance in applying for EDA CARES Act
Recovery Assistance
, which is being administered under the authority of the
bureau's Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) program providing a wide-
range of financial assistance to communities and regions as they respond to
and recover from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

For complete information, please visit the recently updated EDA CARES Act
Recovery Assistance page at www.eda.gov.

Plans underway also include the study and analysis of opportunities for industry
diversification and resiliency for transportation related industries throughout the

The mission of the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to lead
the federal economic development agenda by promoting competitiveness and
preparing the nation's regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.

For more information contact Virginia Belew at 432-563-1061

To read about EDA CARE, visit their website at: www.eda.gov