Feb 13 2003

SHELBY ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR MUSCLE SHOALS FERTILIZER CENTER

Conference Committee Approves Funding–House and Senate Scheduled to Approve Funding Soon

U. S. Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.) announced today $4 million in funding, secured by Sen. Shelby, for the International Fertilizer Development Center located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Sen. Shelby said, "I am very pleased that the Senate has once again recognized the merits of this funding request and agreed to provide $4 million to further the work of the International Fertilizer Development Center in Muscle Shoals. In addition the important research conducted at this facility, the facility employs numerous Muscle Shoals-area residents."