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Conserving the Nature of America

The storm left behind a 22-mile debris field, including more than 176 boats at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in N.J.
Credit: Greg Thompson/USFWS

$64.6 Million in Hurricane Sandy Relief for National Wildlife Refuges and Fish Hatcheries

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on May 7 announced a total of $475 million in emergency Hurricane Sandy disaster relief appropriations. The Service received $64.6 million of this funding for construction and clean up projects at national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries from Maine south to Florida.

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Published on: Tuesday, May 07,2013

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