Sixty-eight years after the federal government took their land through eminent domain, members of the Harris Neck Land Trust Organization are hopeful the latest developments will bring them closer to reclaiming their plots.
The group may get a slot on the agenda for a congressional hearing to plead their case before Congress recesses Aug. 1.
“We don’t have a lot of time,” said David Kelly, Harris Neck Land Trust project coordinator. “But if we don’t get it then we are going to get on the calendar in July for the first week after recess.”
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