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Pallone Announces Federal Funding for Waterways Impacted by Sandy

October 8, 2015
Press Release

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.”