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FEMA to reimburse Lake Charles $46.5 million for debris removal

This mountain of debris is from the Brimstone Museum in Sulphur which was too severely damaged...
This mountain of debris is from the Brimstone Museum in Sulphur which was too severely damaged by Hurricane Laura to be repaired.
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 4:33 PM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - FEMA will reimburse Lake Charles $46.5 million for debris removal following Hurricane Laura.

More than 2 million acres of debris were removed following Laura, according to the office of Sen. John Kennedy, which announced the reimbursement. FEMA reimbursed 90 percent of the removal cost. The funding is authorized under the Robert T. Stafford Act.

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