Congressman requests Biden administration fund storm risk study in Howard Beach

With the Atlantic Hurricane Season currently underway, from June 1 through Nov. 30, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sent a letter requesting the Biden administration to fund a feasibility study for ecosystem restoration as well as hurricane and storm damage risk reduction for Spring Creek South and Howard Beach in the federal budget.

Jeffries, whose Brooklyn district encompasses a portion of south Queens, secured a directive in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 to expedite the completion of the research.

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