Congressman Welcomes Monmouth County Beach Replenishment Projects

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement yesterday in response to the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline:

The completion of these restoration projects along the New Jersey coastline in Monmouth County is a significant milestone in our recovery process after Superstorm Sandy. I fought hard in Congress to pass the Sandy relief package and to secure the aid needed to help victims put their businesses, homes and lives back together. I am grateful that towns in my district that were devastated by Sandy received much needed federal aid that enabled them to recover and rebuild from the historic storm.

“This funding has not only helped us rebuild in the wake of Sandy, but it has also allowed us to strengthen our local infrastructure and improve our beaches. These replenishment projects have made the Jersey Shore more resilient and will help reduce damages from future storms. There is still more work that needs to be done to restore communities throughout the state, but the completion of these projects shows real progress as we continue to rebuild. I look forward to a successful summer season at the revitalized Jersey Shore.”

Press Release, June 27, 2014

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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