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Easement Program To Help Connecticut Recover from Sandy

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is providing up to $124.8 million in Emergency Watershed Protection Program-Floodplain Easement funding to help prevent damages from significant storm events in Connecticut and other states affected by Hurricane Sandy. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

Norwalk Debates Building Project In Floodplain

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

The frequency of severe storms is focusing new scrutiny on whether to build in coastal, flood-prone areas. That’s a question facing city leaders in Norwalk, Conn., a city on Long Island Sound. They’re hoping to upgrade a public housing project using federal dollars. For more on this story, visit: Norwalk, Conn., Debates Building Project In

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