Vanderburgh County http://wkyufm.org en FEMA To Reimburse Vanderburgh County For Some Winter Storm Repairs http://wkyufm.org/post/fema-reimburse-vanderburgh-county-some-winter-storm-repairs <p><font size="4" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Vanderburgh County has been approved to receive a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cover some damage sustained during a brutal winter storm January 5-9.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></font><br /><br /><font size="4" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Vanderburgh County Emergency Management Director Cliff Weaver says much of the damage came to the water grid in-and-around Evansville.&nbsp;</span></font><br /><br /><font size="4" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">“We had hundreds of water mains break,” said Weaver.&nbsp; “So you can imagine the labor and materials over time – plus the loss of the water.&nbsp; It was a very unusual situation.”&nbsp;</span></font><br /><br /><font size="4" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Weaver says the total damage amounts to $1.3 million dollars.&nbsp; He says about half of that is eligible to be covered by the FEMA grant.&nbsp; A total of 28 Indiana counties have been approved to receive the grants.</span></font><br /> Wed, 28 May 2014 02:22:30 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 48689 at http://wkyufm.org FEMA To Reimburse Vanderburgh County For Some Winter Storm Repairs Court Rules Against Indiana Opponents of I-69 Extension http://wkyufm.org/post/court-rules-against-indiana-opponents-i-69-extension <p>A federal judge has ruled against opponents of the $3 billion Interstate 69 extension between Indianapolis and Evansville who claimed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated federal law by giving Indiana permission to fill wetlands and reroute streams along part of the 142-mile road. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 18:31:09 +0000 Associated Press 16225 at http://wkyufm.org Court Rules Against Indiana Opponents of I-69 Extension