05.24.16

Gardner Announces $1 Million in Wildland Fire Resiliency Funds for Southwest Colorado

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today announced the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) is granting $1,029,618 to Southwest Colorado for wildland fire resiliency projects.

 

“I welcome the news that Southwest Colorado will receive over $1 million for wildland fire resiliency projects,” said Gardner. “Funding for wildfire resiliency has always been a priority of mine because it can preempt catastrophic fires that threaten our communities. I will continue to serve as a voice for Colorado communities and work to ensure our state and localities have the proper resources to serve Coloradans.”

 

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

 

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