Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Pallone Announces Federal Funding for Waterways Impacted by Sandy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 8, 2015
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced a $28,000,000 federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the removal of sand and debris impacting navigable waterways as a result of Sandy. This FEMA grant covers 90% of the entire project.
“Getting New Jersey’s waterways back to pre-Sandy conditions remains a top priority,” said Congressman Pallone. “The state faced so many unanticipated costs after Sandy, and I am pleased that FEMA is continuing to help with our ongoing repair efforts.”