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  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress. The 2015 Report to Congress for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) was jointly submitted to Congress last week by the secretaries of the Army and the Interior. […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has celebrated the completion of a major construction effort for the Picayune Strand Restoration Project alongside federal, state and local representatives and Everglades restoration supporters.  The project is being conducted in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has transferred the first completed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project to the local sponsor, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The Corps completed construction of the Melaleuca Eradication and Other Exotic Plants Research Annex Aug. 30, 2013, and after completing required documentation, the letter of […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure used to evaluate regional scenarios for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been approved by the RECOVER (Restoration, Coordination & Verification) Executive Committee. RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) is a multi-agency team of scientists, modelers, planners and resource specialists who organize and apply scientific and technical information […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief of […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Mast yesterday requested that President Donald Trump include $250 million in funding for Everglades restoration in his FY2021 budget request. This request comes on the heels of President Trump signing into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which at Rep. Mast’s urging, included a historic $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Mast, Alcee Hastings, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Francis Rooney are leading a bipartisan push from Florida lawmakers to fully fund Everglades restoration and water quality infrastructure projects. “The federal government needs to step up with a strong funding commitment for infrastructure projects that are critical to Florida’s environment, economy and public health, especially […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces details for the public scoping meeting in Fort Lauderdale and the other meetings regarding the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). A series of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings are being held throughout south Florida during the month of […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, Congressman Rooney met with Major General Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the Army Corps of Engineers, about funding for Lake Okeechobee and Everglades Restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “After meeting with Major General Spellmon, I am confident that we will continue to have a strong […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board yesterday unanimously named Ernie Marks the District’s new Executive Director, effective Wednesday, August 2. “Ernie Marks has amassed over 20 years of public service in natural resource management, with 13 of those years solely concentrated on the restoration of America’s Everglades,” said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The  South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is conducting a series of workshops to solicit public input on plan alternatives for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.  These meetings will take place today, from 1 to 4 p.m. at SFWMD Okeechobee Service Center in Okeechobee, and tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon at SFWMD Headquarters B-1 […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently completed a construction contract laying the groundwork to reestablish freshwater flow to Biscayne Bay as part of ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. The Corps completed construction on the L-31E Flow-way Culverts S-712A and S-712B on June 29, 2017, two weeks ahead of schedule. The nearly […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rooney, announced recently that the Florida Consolidated Appropriations Bill has passed the House of Representatives by a bipartisan vote of 309-118. The 2017 Consolidated Appropriations bill is a comprehensive package comprised of the 11 remaining fiscal year 2017 Appropriations bills, which were the subject of hundreds of open hearings and hundreds of amendments on […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Jason Kirk, commander of USACE’s Jacksonville District, yesterday presented an update on ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee and implement the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Other components of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Program were also mentioned during the presentation, USACE said. Regarding the ecosystem restoration projects in the Everglades […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Francis Rooney testified before Congressional colleagues during a meeting of the House Appropriations Interior and Environment Subcommittee, held earlier this week. This testimony focused on Interior Appropriations regarding the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. Congressman Rooney said: “I would like to thank Committee Chairman Calvert and Ranking Member McCollum for the opportunity to present testimony […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a construction contract that will help to restore critical water flow to Biscayne Bay as part of its ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. USACE awarded the construction contract for the L-31E Flow Way Culverts 712A and 712B to Sweat, LLC from Orange Park, Florida on […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart has just released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). “As Co-Chair of the Everglades Caucus, I worked with my colleagues to ensure inclusion of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), keeping critical Everglades restoration and preservation projects on track,” he said. […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a Western Everglades Restoration Project Delivery Team Meeting on Friday, September 16. The Corps will host this virtual meeting in order to discuss and seek input on the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP). Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend the meeting to see […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida DEP has authorized USACE to begin construction on the Canal 111 South Dade and the Modified Water Deliveries to the Everglades National Park projects, which are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, commonly called CERP.   “The department is pleased to advance these critical projects that will not only assist in the restoration of the Taylor Slough […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Alcee L. Hastings and Patrick E. Murphy have led a bipartisan letter from members of the Florida Congressional Delegation calling on Congressional leaders to maintain the full funding outlined in the President’s budget request for Everglades restoration efforts throughout the appropriations process. “Our waterways are in crisis and require immediate action, but we […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, alongside federal, state and local officials, celebrated yesterday the start of construction on one of the three remaining contracts for the C-111 South Dade project, an Everglades restoration project in Miami-Dade County. The contract, known as Contract 8, involves constructing the North Detention Area, which will connect the C-111 […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District has approved a contract authorizing the start of early construction on the massive Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir project. The work is a precursor for achieving water storage benefits before the entire reservoir is complete. “While just the first step in construction of the reservoir, this work […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Draft Supplemental Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Decomp Physical Model (DPM) is now available for public and agency review.  Comments will be accepted through June 18, 2015. The Decomp Physical Model  is a field-scale test that is being conducted along a 3,000-foot stretch of the L-67A and L-67C levees and canals […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has authorized the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to continue the next phase of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP), which will restore historic water flow and enhance wetlands in the western Everglades. The PSRP is a project component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, commonly called CERP. […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is in the process of finalizing a comprehensive study on research related to the use of Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR), an Everglades restoration component proposed as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) to recharge, store and recover water underground for ecological restoration uses.  The […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a key ecosystem restoration report that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. The “chief’s report” for the Central Everglades Planning Project was signed yesterday by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. It is the culmination of […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District, the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), have announced publication of the 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. This multi-agency report evaluates current monitoring data from different geographic regions […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recently in support of an amendment he introduced to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act, 2015. The amendment ensures that H.R. 4923 complies with a provision within the recently-enacted Water Resources Reform […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District — the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) — announce publication of the draft 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. Three informational meetings, with webcasting, are scheduled in April […]