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“Florida ports are leading the way in moving to cleaner, alternative energy sources, bringing tremendous environmental benefits to our transportation systems and our communities,” Nesheiwat said.
This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it was sending more than $2.3 billion to 15 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands to help those areas recover from natural disasters.
On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that more than $44 million in Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding has been awarded to 11 Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Irma which hit the state back in 2017 for voluntary home buyouts.
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis launched Florida’s effort to secure more than $633 million from the federal government for disaster mitigation projects.