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storm recovery

  • Federal legislation that extends funding for beach renourishment projects and other protective resources for a Georgia barrier island is headed to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature. The Savannah Morning News reports recent passage of the Tybee Island Storm Risk Management Act was a key legislative priority this year for local, state and federal officials. Official passage of the act means Tybee Island gains authorization to continue implementing coastal storm risk management projects for an additional 12 years.