Georgia DNR Receives NOAA Coastal Resilience Grant

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been awarded funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Regional Coastal Resilience Grant program to develop a Joint Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan (DRRP) for the City of Brunswick and Glynn County.

Through this award, local partners in Glynn County will be working on a collaborative approach to long-term disaster recovery for coastal communities to create stronger economies and healthier environments after a disaster.

NOAA received 132 proposals totaling $105 million in requested funding and announced $4.5 million in recommended funding for six coastal resilience projects.

DNR will receive a total of $140,000 to facilitate the DRRP process in Glynn County – the third coastal county to work with DNR to develop a DRRP.

Chatham County began work with DNR in 2014 on the first DRRP in coastal Georgia.

In 2015, the Brantley County Commission signed a contract with DNR to develop their county-wide DRRP.

 

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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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