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Cold Snap Causes $5 Billion Hit To U.S. Economy

Hunkering down at home rather than going to work, canceling thousands of flights and repairing burst pipes from the Midwest to the Southeast has its price. By one estimate, about $5 billion.

The country may be warming up from the polar vortex, but the bone-chilling cold, snow and ice that gripped much of the country — affecting about 200 million people — brought about the biggest economic disruption delivered by the weather since Superstorm Sandy in 2012, said Evan Gold, senior vice president at Planalytics, a business weather intelligence company in suburban Philadelphia.

While the impact came nowhere close

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New York To Spend Billions On Hurricane Protection

 

New York is spending billions to prepare for future hurricanes.  The 17-billion-dollar storm response plan unveiled today is focused on protecting coastal communities and mass transit in case of another Superstorm Sandy, or worse. 

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Feds Send $10 Million To Mass. For Restoration Projects

 

Massachusetts has received $10.4 million in federal funding for four ecological restoration projects stemming from last year's Superstorm Sandy.
 
    The projects are all located on Cape Cod or southeastern Massachusetts.
 

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Obama Makes $22 Million Available for Sandy Response

 President Barack Obama has issued a major disaster declaration for Superstorm Sandy for six Massachusetts counties that means about $22 million is available to state and local governments to share for emergency response and repair costs

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Bristol County Donates Necessities to New York

New Bedford firefighters are spending the day loading up box trucks with non-perishable food, toiletries and other supplies.

The items, gathered by police and fire stations throughout Bristol County, are being shipped down to New York to be used in hurricane relief efforts

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