Bush: Up to $1.8 Million in Grant Funding for Coastal Projects

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced last week that the Texas General Land Office is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for the projects within the Texas coastal zone.

“Three workshops will be held to provide information on the coastal grant program and allow potential applicants to discuss specific project ideas with staff,” according to an official announcement.

The 2019 Grant Workshops will take place as follows:

  • Corpus Christi – May 8 at 9:30 a.m. Del Mar College Center for Economic Development;
  • South Padre Island – May 9 9:30 a.m. South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center;
  • Galveston – May 15 at 9:30 a.m. Rosenberg Library – Wortham Auditorium.

“Proposed projects must be located within the Texas coastal zone boundary and address at least one of the following: public access enhancement, applied research and data collection, coastal resiliency enhancements, coastal planning and community engagement, and efforts that support the implementation of a fully-certified Coastal Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution Control program,” the statement reads.

Pre-proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on June 12, 2019.

 

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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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