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$49M from FEMA to fix canal locks

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New York’s Canal Corporation has been awarded more than $49 million in reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help continue efforts to recover from the devastating tropical storms that battered the locks along the Mohawk River in 2011. The funding will help cover more than half of the estimated $80 million in damages sustained by the Erie Canal system during the massive flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Though ...

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