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June 26, 2013 In The News
“Firefighters and first responders deserve the best equipment and training we can provide while they risk their lives to protect us every day,” said Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J. “I commend Deal Fire Company No. 2 for putting together this winning grant application, and I thank them for the high quality service the firefighters provide our community.”
June 21, 2013 In The News
“Unfortunately, superstorm Sandy made the conditions of some of our beaches go from bad to worse, but once this project is complete, our beaches will be replenished and wider than they were even before the storm,” Pallone said. “I have fought for these projects for years, and I’m pleased to finally see progress.”
June 5, 2013 In The News
“These FEMA loans will help keep our local governments up and running after their budgets suffered big financial hits due to Sandy,” Pallone said in the release. “New Jersey residents and homeowners have suffered too much due to this disaster, and I’m relieved that these funds will help make sure that basic municipal services are not jeopardized as well.”
As a result of urging by U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J. 6th District, the RBS site was placed on the Superfund National Priorities List in 2009. Pallone long has prioritized the cleanup of this lead contaminated site so the local community may once again access the waterfront area without worry of health hazards.
May 31, 2013 In The News
Plans have been finalized to clean up a toxic waste site on Raritan Bay. New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone made the announcement Friday at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge with representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency.
“As communities continue to piece themselves together after Sandy, these grants help to lessen the financial hit that our local governments still continue to face,” Pallone said in a news release.
May 31, 2013 In The News
"Cleaning this site will be a positive force for the local economy, creating jobs and, once finished, yielding a safe public park and beach for all to enjoy," Rep. Frank Pallone said Friday. "I commend EPA for their hard work on this site despite the potential for serious setbacks due to damage done by Hurricane Sandy."
May 30, 2013 In The News
“The New Jersey Technology Solutions Center has leveraged the initial $3 million federal funding it received into over $13 million in government contracts that are creating jobs in New Jersey, with more projects still in the planning stages,” [Pallone] said in a statement. “The quality jobs created by these contracts are crucial to the ongoing economic recovery in our state.”
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced more than $7.6 million in federal funding to the township of Middletown and Sayreville for costs associated with loading, hauling and disposing of debris after Superstorm Sandy.
May 23, 2013 In The News
Congress must stand together and pass a bipartisan relief plan for Oklahoma as soon as possible. When Americans are harmed by massive disasters, Congress has always stepped in to provide aid right away without a protracted debate on spending.