09.28.16

Gardner Announces Over $3.5 Million for Flood Control Improvements in Colorado

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded two grants to improve flood protection in Colorado. According to FEMA, $1,763,534 will be awarded to fund flood protection improvements to Sanderson Gulch and $1,799,126 will be awarded to fund the construction of a new detention pond to protect the Pleasant Valley neighborhood near Garden of the Gods.

“It’s important that Colorado has adequate resources to prepare for and protect against flooding, which has had a devastating impact on many of our communities,” said Gardner. “These sizeable FEMA grants will enhance flood protection to help mitigate potential damage that may be caused by inclement weather in the future.”

 

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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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