The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving $200,000 to the Rabbit Valley Water Quality Special Project in Wayne County, Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Utah, announced this week.

"The money will be used to develop remedial action programs to solve problems caused by agriculture non-point source pollution," such as that from animal waste, fertilizers, pesticides and sediment, Hansen said.The Wayne County project was one of 35 in 30 states that shared $9.1 million under the Agriculture Department aid program.

Hansen said that project "will be administered by the USDA's Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service, and involves more than 6,500 acres and 182 agricultural producers."