Chronicle-Telegram: Corps of Engineers says Lorain Harbor sustained $1.44M in damages from superstorm Sandy

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Chronicle-Telegram: Corps of Engineers says Lorain Harbor sustained $1.44M in damages from superstorm Sandy

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Avon, is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to commit money to repair the Lorain Harbor after it was ravaged by superstorm Sandy in October.

The Corps of Engineers estimated that the harbor amassed $1.44 million in damages from the storm, which caused

$17.7 million in damages to Great Lakes harbors.

On Thursday, Brown and the Senate sent a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army, asking that the Corps of Engineers direct funding from the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill to repair the damaged harbors.

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