Federal Grant for Texas Shoreline Projects

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has announced that the Texas General Land Office will receive $46,313,471.21 in federal grant funding from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to further support restoration of the Texas shoreline, reports the Crossroads.

According to Commissioner Bush, the revenue from GOMESA is crucial to enhancing and protecting the Gulf coast.

These funds will allow the GLO to fund coastal projects targeting the restoration of coastal damage from Hurricane’s Ike and Harvey and enhancing resiliency of the Texas shoreline to prevent future threats,” said Commissioner Bush.

Here is the amount of federal funds each county has received:

State of Texas and CPS

State of Texas – $46,313,471.21

Aransas County – $466,178.75

Brazoria County – $779,380.51

Calhoun County – $628,382.99

Cameron County – $658,510.61

Chambers County – $406,855.52

Galveston County – $1,024,591.91

Harris County – $2,263,694.49

Jackson County – $300,964.36

Jefferson County – $794,042.37

Kenedy County – $633,309.25

Kleberg County – $459,956.66

Matagorda County – $901,868.30

Nueces County – $614,486.78

Orange County – $392,328.39

Refugio County – $285,845.51

San Patricio County – $298,699.69

Victoria County – $310,203.11

Willacy County – $359,068.63

 

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