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FEMA rejects Michigan appeal for individual storm assistance

Gogebic County left out SBA request

 

September 6, 2018



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

LANSING — With the Federal Emergency Management Agency upholding its decision to deny individual assistance to those impacted by the mid-June rains that caused flooding across parts of the Upper Peninsula, Gov. Rick Snyder is turning to the U.S. Small Business Administration for help. But even if the SBA decides to provide assistance to those impacted by the storm, it appears Gogebic County residents won’t be able to benefit.

While Snyder sent a letter to the SBA Tuesday asking the administration to declare a disaster and make impacted resi...



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