VIDEO: Senator Coons Pushes for Delaware Projects

U.S. Senator Chris Coons, during the Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, questioned Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, about the need for additional funding for beach nourishment projects along Delaware’s battered coastline.

After winter storms devastated Delaware’s coastline earlier this year, Senator Coons joined the delegation in supporting Governor Markell’s request for emergency funding to restore portions of Delaware’s coastline to pre-storm conditions.

Senator Coons has met with leadership from the Army Corps of Engineers and spoken with a number of mayors from local towns on Delaware’s coast about the need for additional coastal protections for Delaware.

During the hearing, Senator Coons also questioned her about funding to dredge the Port of Wilmington.

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