CCAP Supports the STRONG Act to Strengthen Resiliency against Extreme Weather

As the eastern United States continues to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, Congress is working on a bill that would provide critical technical assistance to prepare for and respond to extreme weather events. Today, Senators John Kerry, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Frank RLautenberg introduced the STRONG Act, which builds upon existing efforts to provide state and local planners with tools and information needed to improve resiliency to extreme weather. The proposed bill will also help optimize government resources and funding by coordinating federal efforts.

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