By Associated Press 3:12pm, October 24, 2013U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announces $162 million in funding for 45 storm-protection projects from North Carolina to New England.
The money will help restore marshes and wetlands and rebuild shorelines to reduce the impact of storms like Superstorm Sandy.
Also included is a reported $20 million for a salt marsh ecosystem at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Sussex County.
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