Bipartisan Legislation Introduced Today Authorizes $3 Billion for Coastal Communities
Alaska Congressman Don Young and Florida Representative Debbie Mucarsel-Powell introduced the bipartisan Shovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020 today in the U.S. House.
The legislation authorizes $3 billion for resilience projects to help bring back jobs lost by COVID-19 and strengthen infrastructure of coastal communities.
"Alaskans know how important the ocean is to our fishing industry and our broader economy," said Young. "Removing marine debris, bolstering ecological infrastructure, and increasing coastal resiliency will be critical to protecting our coastal communities ...
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