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  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Menendez toured the Rahway River in Cranford yesterday with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Colonel David Caldwell, the New York District commander, to see firsthand their efforts to mitigate the flood threat along the entire 82-square-mile Rahway River Basin.  The senator has continued to fight in Congress to expedite this project and […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10), last week applauded the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to prioritize efforts to mitigate flooding along the Rahway River Basin, which flows through Union, Essex and Middlesex Counties. The federal government has committed $1 million towards the completion of a key study […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker yesterday announced the awarding of a combined $7.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund storm resiliency and flood mitigation efforts in South River, Wildwood and Strathmere.  “These grants will help bring our state one step closer to full recovery from Superstorm Sandy, while protecting […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Frank Pallone have announced the awarding of a $28,3 million Sandy relief grant to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to repair the seawall protecting Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The funding, made through the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]

  • 1 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the start of construction needed to remove contaminated sediment from the lower Passaic River. This is an important milestone in the cleanup of this heavily contaminated stretch of the Passaic adjacent to the Diamond Alkali Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey. The sediment in this area of the […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, and Robert Menendez announced the Subcommittee’s approval of $68 million to make critical improvements to the channels at the Port of New York and New Jersey. This funding would deepen the harbor, allowing larger ships to enter the port […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At the end of a day spent touring areas of Seaside Heights, Seaside Park and Hoboken affected by superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez thanked Vice-President Joseph Biden for affirming the federal government’s commitment to helping New Jersey rebuild for a better future. Senator Menendez called the Vice-President “a good friend and strong ally” of […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) have recently praised the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) for reconsidering and approving Secaucus’ application for disaster recovery funding to repair damage to the Secaucus Public Safety Marina caused by Superstorm Sandy.  In September, Sen. Menendez and Rep. Pascrell sent a letter to FEMA Administrator […]

  • 3 November 2011

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined EPA and Army Corps of Engineers officials to launch cleanup operations on the Passaic…   (paramuspost) [mappress] Source: paramuspost, November 3, 2011;

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Continuing the push for federal resources for New Jersey’s recovery after Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) yesterday emphasized the need for the inclusion of funds to protect against future storms and disasters and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in the $60.4 billion Sandy relief package currently before the U.S. Congress. “I […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-8) joined officials from the Environmental Protection Agency to announce cleanup efforts at the former E.C. Electroplating Inc. facility, a contaminated Superfund site in Garfield, NJ. The planned demolition of the facility is the latest step to clean up […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez applauded the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving an important step forward in cleaning up the Quanta Resources Superfund site in Edgewater, N.J. A consent decree filed in federal court reflects an agreement with the Honeywell International Inc. and 23 other parties and requires […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker have announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded New Jersey a combined $11.8 million in federal grants to help the Garden State on its road to recovery from Superstorm Sandy. The announced funding will provide $4.6 million to the Department of Environmental Protection to repair the […]

  • 5 August 2013

    On August 2., U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) joined with local officials at the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority (BRSA) in Union Beach and reviewed important federal updates to the Sandy recovery process. Pallone and Menendez discussed a new revision to CDBG grant eligibility, and were joined by Michael Finnegan, a […]

  • 27 April 2012

      U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced Committee approval of $119 million in funding for New Jersey projects in the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $68 million to complete the channel deepening project that will allow bigger […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand last week introduced legislation that would improve and preserve the overall wellness of the Delaware River watershed. The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2014, cosponsored by Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons (both D-Del.), Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), and Robert Casey (D-Penn.), strengthens the […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a call with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Shaun Donovan, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) pressed for continued investment in the Delaware Deepening Project in the Administration’s upcoming FY16 budget. Casey has been a congressional leader in pushing for funds for the deepening project and has worked to secure […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 31 January 2014

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for directing NL Industries to conduct a $79 million cleanup at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge and Sayreville. Soil and sediment at the site were found to be contaminated with lead-containing waste that was used to construct […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and six of his Senate colleagues yesterday introduced the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2015 to restore and preserve the Delaware River watershed. The legislation, co-sponsored by Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (both D-N.Y.), and Robert Casey (D-Penn.), will strengthen […]

  • 9 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) recently announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive more than $24 million for beach replenishment, flood mitigation, environmental restoration, and waterway navigation projects in New Jersey. “Last year, Hurricane Irene and other storms wreaked havoc on our state,” said Senator Lautenberg, a member […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), applauded President Barack Obama’s allocating $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Passaic River Reevaluation Study in his proposed national budget for Fiscal Year 2013. The proposed funding follows the lawmakers’ request to the […]

  • 3 June 2013

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced more than $3 million in federal Sandy aid for beach renourishment in North Wildwood. The grant, which totals $3,152,734.53, is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance grant program and will go towards repairing the beach and dunes following damage caused […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On April 26, 2018, Secretary Wilbur Ross, United States Department of Commerce, appointed Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).  Wetta named Charlie Sinunu, DSC’s Director of International Dredge Sales to his staff and they will help identify commercial opportunities […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m., Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin will kick off the unofficial start of the summer season with an update on ocean water quality and post-Sandy beach construction projects during the annual State of the Shore event, hosted by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium. The event will […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Eredene Capital PLC, the AIM quoted investor in Indian infrastructure, announces that Bay of Bengal Gateway Terminal Private Limited (“BoB”), has withdrawn from the Ennore Project with immediate effect. Eredene and its consortium partners, who are shareholders in BoB, were unanimous in their decision to withdraw from the Ennore Project. Eredene has a 22% shareholding […]