SMECO Gets $4M For Hurricane Irene Relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded more than $4 million to the Southern Maryland Electrical Co-op in three Maryland counties.

The federal funds will help recovery efforts following last year’s Hurricane Irene. The award was announced Wednesday by Rep. Steny Hoyer.

The grants are 1.14 million in Charles County; $1.19 million in Calvert County, and $1.73 million in St. Mary’s County.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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