Topics » Health   Sept. 21, 2011

Galveston: Healthier After Disaster?

Vacant Neighborhoods

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Vacant Neighborhoods

Entire neighborhoods in Galveston remain empty today as the city moves forward with halting and highly controversial recovery plans. According to Betty Massey, chair of the long-term recovery committee, city officials now have $100 million on the table to rebuild infrastructure and $167 million to address housing issues. And that's just phase one, she said -- more money will flow to Galveston in rounds two and three.

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