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    News Briefs

    • FEMA Grants Request for More Assistance

      FEMA granted Gov. Cooper’s request for 12 additional counties to become eligible for Public Assistance reimbursement as part of the Hurricane Dorian major disaster declaration, bringing the total to 26 counties in the state.

    • Horse Sense and Survival Tour Oct. 26

      Join Cape Lookout National Seashore for a Horse Sense and Survival tour Oct. 26 to learn more about how the wild horses survive, their behaviors and the management practices needed to maintain a wild horse herd.

    • Federation Gets $250K for Debris Cleanup

      NOAA has awarded the North Carolina Coastal Federation a two-year, $249,657 grant for Hurricane Florence marine debris removal in southeastern North Carolina.

    • SBA Approves Disaster Declaration Request

      The Small Business Administration has granted Gov. Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for counties that suffered damage from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there.

    • New Hanover Gets $4M to Remove Debris

      The Emergency Watershed Protection Program awarded New Hanover County $4.4 million in federal assistance to remove debris and sedimentation from streams and waterways in unincorporated areas of the county.

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      • Better Beach Data Goal of DUNEX Project

        A pilot study underway at the Army’s coastal and hydraulics research facility at Duck Pier aims to improve the quality of beach data researchers collect during storms.

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      • Storm Causes Overwash on NC 12

        The North Carolina Department of Transportation warned motorists Thursday via a post on Twitter that crews were repairing storm-caused dune erosion north of Rodanthe on N.C. 12.  While the storm system sits offshore, motorists should expect overwash on N.C. 12, especially at high tide.

    • Featured Video

      • October is National Seafood Month

        Rob Ruiz, a chef and restaurant owner in San Diego, California, talks sustainability in this National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries video recognizing October as National Seafood Month 2019. Throughout the month, NOAA Fisheries will be publishing seafood stories, including science features, culinary Q&As, seafood videos and a podcast.