$22 Million for Coastal Projects in North Carolina

NC - $22 Million for Coastal Projects in North Carolina

The N.C. Division of Water Resources has awarded $22 million to 13 coastal towns and counties to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence.

Coastal communities are still in the rebuilding and recovery phase more than a year after Hurricane Florence left its devastating impact,” said Michael Regan, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality.

The Division awarded grants to the following local governments for projects that will mitigate coastal storm damage to beaches and dune systems:

  • Carteret County (Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Indian Beach, Salter Path, and Emerald Isle) received $15,342,623;
  • Oak Island received $3,157,376.

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