More on Hurricane Sandy

Apr 12, 2013

Piscataway Gets $1.8 Million in FEMA Funds For Hurricane Sandy Cleanup | My Central Jersey

“Piscataway was hit with such severe winds during Superstorm Sandy that many parts were unrecognizable and unsafe the next day, forcing residents and township employees to work tirelessly to remove the trees, branches, and other debris," Pallone said in a news release announcing the Federal Emergency Management Agency funding. "This funding provided by FEMA makes sure that the township won’t have to unfairly bear the entire cost of the emergency cleanup."

Apr 11, 2013

Report: Extreme Weather Events More Likely, More Often | Patch

Rep. Frank Pallone, a Democrat representing New Jersey's 6th Congressional District, said he’s still amazed by the destruction wrought by Sandy, even five months after the storm. As daunting as the prospect of similar storms striking in the future is, Pallone says, so too is the continuing opposition of Republican opponents in Congress, who reject the science of climate change.

Apr 10, 2013

In Belford, Pallone Talks About Throwing the Fishing Industry a Lifeline | Patch

"I don't have to tell you that the amount of damage that was done here at the co-op was extensive," said Pallone. "Not only the processing plant, the fish market, the restaurant, and also to the infrastructure. For the most part, they had no insurance."

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone to introduce $193M federal bill to help Sandy-battered fishing industry| The Star Ledger

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) was at the Belford Seafood Coop Monday touting his plan to urge lawmakers to vote for $193 million for the fishing industry in New York and New Jersey.

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone Visits Belford Seafood Cooperative, Announces New Bid to Get Sandy Aid for Fishing Industry | Asbury Park Press

A new attempt to get Sandy storm damage relief for the fishing industry in New Jersey is being organized by Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06), this time based on a federal damage assessment that puts the uninsured losses at $198 million.

Apr 9, 2013

Shore Towns To Get Federal Aid This Summer To Rebuild Beaches | Star Ledger

The federal government could spend up to $200 million this summer to rebuild beaches in Monmouth and Ocean counties, which were decimated by Hurricane Sandy and subsequent storms, [Congressman Fank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)] told the Asbury Park Press.

Apr 9, 2013

Flood Control Projects for Port Monmouth, Keansburg Could be Coming Soon | Patch

Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January could fund large-scale projects, said Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)

Apr 9, 2013

Massive Replenishment Project May Be On Tap for Beaches to the North | Patch

Monmouth County and Ocean County beach towns could be part of an upcoming large-scale beach replenishment project, according to Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06). The Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January would fund the beach replenishment project and others Pallone said he expects to be completed to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy.

Apr 9, 2013

Legislator Eyes Large-Scale Beach Replenishment Project | Patch

A Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January will help fund a large-scale beach replenishment project and others, according to Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06). Pallone said he expects the funds could help to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy.

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