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Waukegan Harbor to get funding because of Hurricane Sandy

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The ongoing effort to make Waukegan Harbor deeper is receiving $1 million in additional federal funding, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Congressman Brad Schneider announced Friday. The funding will help pay for the dredging of thousands of cubic feet of sand dumped into the harbor as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

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The ongoing effort to make Waukegan Harbor deeper is receiving $1 million in additional federal funding, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Congressman Brad Schneider announced Friday. The funding will help pay for the dredging of thousands of cubic feet of sand dumped into the harbor as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

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The ongoing project to make Waukegan Harbor deeper for ships will get an additional $990,000 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a pair of Illinois lawmakers announced Friday. The funding will help repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. The funding was awarded as part of the $821 million package approved for the Army Corps of Engineers to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy and to rebuild the areas impacted by the October storm.
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    • The ongoing effort to make Waukegan Harbor deeper is receiving $1 million in additional federal funding, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Congressman Brad Schneider announced Friday. The funding will help pay for the dredging of thousands of cubic feet of sand dumped into the harbor as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
    • The ongoing effort to make Waukegan Harbor deeper is receiving $1 million in additional federal funding, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Congressman Brad Schneider announced Friday. The funding will help pay for the dredging of thousands of cubic feet of sand dumped into the harbor as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
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