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  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday visited Ocean County’s Cattus Island Park in Toms River to announce a comprehensive action plan for Barnegat Bay and that the state will provide $20 million to ensure the continued recovery of the Bay.  “From the very beginning of my administration I have […]

  • 5 August 2011

    With a fine summer day on Barnegat Bay as his backdrop, Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that will recharge the state’s Environmental… (app) [mappress] Source: app, August 5, 2011

  • 24 February 2011

    An advisory group set up by Governor Chris Christie has released a comprehensive action plan that could help alleviate massive flooding … BY MICHAEL LAMENDOLA (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, February 24, 2011;

  • 21 February 2010

    Gov. Chris Christie has vowed to continue the state’s fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel from Philadelphia south. [mappress] Source:newjerseynewsroom,February 20,2010;

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 3 March 2010

    Redoubling their efforts to protect South Jersey’s environment, Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Bob Martin today joined forces with U.S. Representative Rob Andrews and state Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney to oppose the Army Corps of Engineers’ plan… [mappress] Source:thegovmonitor,March 2,2010;

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced a $202 million resiliency project that will bolster storm protection for Union Beach, one of the communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. The majority of funding for the massive flood control project will […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie marked yesterday a milestone in the Administration’s efforts to make the state more storm-resilient by dedicating the completion of the Bound Brook phase of the Green Brook Flood Risk Management Project. A $143 million system of levees, floodwalls, floodgates and pumping stations will help protect Bound Brook, long one of the most […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The call to increase New Jersey beach replenishment funding to $50 million is being supported by an online petition sponsored by the Jersey Shore Partnership. The petition will be delivered to the New Jersey State House, the New Jersey State Senate and Governor Chris Christie. “The present $25 million/year Shore Protection Fund is critically underfunded and […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited Ocean City southend beach replenishment project will begin in mid-March 2014, Mayor Jay Gillian announced. Gillian said that last week, city business administrator Mike Dattilo spoke about a letter from US Rep. Frank LoBiondo about the beach replenishment project, which would extend from 34th Street in Ocean City south through Strathmere to the […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing efforts to develop innovative resiliency strategies to protect communities from storms and flooding, the Christie Administration yesterday marked the beginning of the second phase of work to restore Wreck Pond. Governor Chris Christie announced the start of the $7.4 million project in Spring Lake on July 23. Since then, dredging of the 73-acre lake has […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Removal of debris Hurricane Sandy dumped in Barnegat Bay is expected to get under way early this week. Gov. Chris Christie says nearly 1,400 boats either sank or were abandoned in New Jersey waterways during the storm. In Mantoloking, 58 homes and eight cars were washed into the bay. After all the material is removed […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Governor Chris Christie’s Administration this week proposed technical revisions to land use rules for coastal areas that will maintain New Jersey’s high standards for protection of natural resources while providing more clarity to people who live and work in these areas, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced. The proposal consolidates the Coastal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has chosen the New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Administration’s preferred remedy as its proposed remediation plan for the Lower Passaic River, a plan that could kick-start a long-overdue cleanup of a contaminated eight-mile section of this vital waterway that was once an economic engine for the state and nation, […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Two weeks after Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a clear message: “We’re not closing down the New Jersey shore. We’re just going to make it safer. And the Army Corps has the ability to do that,” he declared. That means engineering beaches. Lots of beaches. When planners use the phrase “engineered beaches” they’re […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc. (CRA), a specialized hydrographic survey company, and Orion Marine Group, a local dredging contractor, have announced that their upcoming half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks,” will be held on October 8, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi. CRA and Orion Marine Group have been conducting dredging conferences at […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc. (CRA) and Orion Marine Group said that their half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks,” will be held this week, on October 8, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi. The seminar is geared to outreach to private stakeholders and public sector to have open discussions and presentations on dredging […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday that the State has obtained more than 80 percent of the property easements needed to enable construction of shore protection and flood mitigation projects designed to safeguard New Jersey residents against a future hurricane or other significant coastal […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection have both signed a cost-sharing agreement that officially begins the Passaic River Basin General Reevaluation Study, analyzing and comparing flood risk management alternatives for communities throughout the basin. The reevaluation is one of the 15 recommendations made by […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Every fall, Chris Ransome & Associates (CRA, Inc.) and Orion Marine Group sponsor an annual seminar to raise awareness for maintenance dredging in ports, harbors and waterways such as the Houston Ship Channel. With more marine construction underway and new docks coming online in Texas, there are many challenges that the private industry of the […]

  • 19 July 2012

    A network of 31 tidal data collection stations located between South Padre Island and the Sabine and Neches rivers, known as the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON), aids the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in keeping federal waterways open for navigation. Entrusted with maintaining 1,000 miles of channels along the Gulf of […]

  • 19 February 2012

      On any given day, ships carrying cargo from Mexico to China pull into one of the 28 ports along the Texas coast to deliver imported goods ranging from coffee to cars – a maritime industry that generates $135 billion in economic value to the state and creates nearly one million jobs. With Texas ports […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    For the second year, the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) has been included in the President’s Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Navigation Construction. According to the port, Corpus Christi is the only Texas port included in the President’s proposed budget. “We are pleased with the Administration’s recognition of […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the first time, the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) was included in the FY 19 Presidential Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Coastal Navigation Construction, released by the White House earlier this week. “This is a historic day for the Port and we are honored to have the CIP included in President […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the Port of Corpus Christi’s request to increase the dredging depth of the La Quinta Channel… By Peter T. Leach (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, July 29, 2011;