NYS Signs FIMI Project Participation Agreement (PPA)

August 8, 2014 - Albany, New York

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES THAT MAJOR SUFFOLK COUNTY COASTAL STORM RESILIENCY PROJECT IS SET TO PROCEED

Agreements and State Financing Clears Way for Fire Island Protective Dune Restoration Project to Begin in September

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has signed legal agreements with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Suffolk County, and authorized $68 million in State financing, as part of a three-phase $207 million coastal storm risk reduction project along Suffolk County’s Atlantic Ocean Coast. The project, commonly known as Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet (FIMI), will be undertaken in conjunction with the Army Corps and Suffolk County and is set to start in September.

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