U.S. Senator Secures Money for Maryland Projects

U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski last week announced she secured $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Maryland.

The money is in the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, and includes $11.8 million for Poplar Island, $2.45 million for the Chesapeake Bay Restoration program and $58,000 for James and Barren islands in Dorchester County.

The bill also includes almost $14 million for annual dredging of Baltimore shipping channels and $1.5 million for dredging the upper Wicomico River at the Port of Salisbury.

It also includes $176,000 for dredging of channels in Havre de Grace in the Susquehanna River.


Dredging Today Staff, December 28, 2011;