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Sen. Tammy Baldwin announces $2.6 billion plan to help coastal communities

Jun 09, 2023 09:16AM ● By Content Editor
Photo; The main goal of the project proposed by leaders with the City of Duluth and St. Louis County is to prevent erosion and damage along the shore as high water and powerful storms have caused big problems in recent years. (KBJR 6)

Jeffrey F McClure - Northern News Now - June 9, 2023

As a part of the Inflation Reduction Act, the Great Lakes are receiving a big investment to support coastal resiliency.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) received $3.3 billion for maintaining and protecting our nation’s coastal resources and water bodies. The funding would help localities and tribes in the Great Lakes region prepare, adapt, and build resilience to weather and climate events.

To read the full story, visit the Northern News Now site here. 

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