Emerald Isle Receives $34.8 Million Grant to Restore Beaches and Dunes | Beaufort County Now

The $34,800,795.75 grant will be used for beach and dune replenishment caused by Hurricane Florence congressman, greg murphy, emerald isle, grant, hurricane relief, beach and dune restoration, december 9, 2019
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Emerald Isle Receives $34.8 Million Grant to Restore Beaches and Dunes

Press Release:

    Washington, D.C. — Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) released the following statement in praise of a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant awarded to Emerald Isle, N.C. The $34,800,795.75 grant will be used for beach and dune replenishment caused by Hurricane Florence.

    "Eastern North Carolinians are all too familiar with the drastic effects that natural disasters like Hurricane Florence can cause. We are called to be good stewards of this earth, and it is our duty to maintain the beauty of eastern North Carolina's coast. This grant will help us do exactly that. Thank you to FEMA for allotting some of its resources to Emerald Isle. We appreciate the help in our effort to keep eastern North Carolina the most beautiful place in the world."


  • Michael Mead
  • Communications Director
  • Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03)
  • Ph: (202) 225-3415
  • michael.mead@mail.house.gov


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