With tag: fema
Vt. Lawmakers Get Update On FEMA Funding
still no definitive word on how much Vermont can expect in federal help with recovery
from Tropical Storm Irene. But a state official told a legislative committee Thursday that it's expected to be January before the state can expect a firm
FEMA Turns Down State's Request For Larger Culverts
By John Dillon
A stream crossing in Townshend
is the test culvert for building back town infrastructure in a more resilient
fashion after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene. The Federal Emergency
Management Agency says it won't pay for larger culverts like the one in
Townshend that the state says are needed to withstand future floods. FEMA says
the state is applying inconsistent standards.
State Expecting FEMA Decision
By Bob Kinzel
This could be an important week in Vermont's recovery
from the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
State officials are expecting to hear how much money FEMA will pay for
the rehabilitation of the state office complex in Waterbury.
Following FEMA's Irene Funding
By Jane Lindholm
We discuss where post-Irene FEMA funding for state and town projects now stands, hear why some are unhappy with an agreement between the public service department and FairPoint Communications and we get a lesson on making the biggest splash in the pool.