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  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Rhode Island has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to be one of two primary partners, along with Jackson State University, in the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The selection, which could result in funding in excess of $2.5 million, […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Coastal Engineering, is working on the Port Monmouth Flood Risk Management Project that will make the community more resilient during future storm flooding and surge. To help with this resiliency, the Corps decided to include an environmentally […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District began inspecting its projects for damages and carrying out post-storm missions following historic Hurricane Sandy. Inspections are scheduled for a number of Army Corps of Engineers projects in the region, including coastal projects in New Jersey and Delaware, dams in eastern Pennsylvania and navigational channels in rivers […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has made great progress in its mission of coastal restoration, completing numerous beach restoration projects along the coast. Since the storm, Army Corps has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast. Those efforts have taken place in phases as USACE first supported immediate life and […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Management Division joined Vincent Grewatz, regional business director, Joe Forcina, chief of Hurricane Sandy CMD, and Brig. Gen. Kent Savre, commanding general of the North Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers July 30 to cut a ribbon signifying the opening of the Hurricane Sandy CMD’s […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Year two of the Great Marsh Resiliency Planning Project is currently underway, according to the Ipswich River Watershed Association. With funding from the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program, administered by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, the planning project is an effort to reduce the risk to coastal communities from storms, flooding and sea […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will continue its Hurricane Sandy recovery operations during the federal government shutdown created by the lapse in federal funding. The Hurricane Sandy recovery program includes restoring previously constructed Corps projects that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, repairing Sandy-damaged navigation channels and structures that the Corps has built and […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District is monitoring water levels at their 14 dams and lakes throughout Western Maryland, Central Pennsylvania and Southern New York, have activated their emergency operations center in downtown Baltimore, and are in constant coordination with local and state officials to offer technical assistance. “Public safety is our number […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, April 22, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick praised The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proficiency in the Sandy recovery work. According to the Army’s chief of engineers, the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District’s Commander, Col. Thomas Asbery and staff briefed Congressman Max Rose last Friday on the South Staten Island coastal storm risk management project funded following Hurricane Sandy and moving closer to construction. “Appreciate the New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers giving me a tour of East Shore Seawall […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A dredging project to maintain safe, public access to the marina and docking facilities at Sailors Haven and Watch Hill on Fire Island is scheduled to begin next week.  In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and multiple storm events in 2012 sediment accumulated in the Sailors Haven and Watch Hill navigation channels and marinas. In […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE senior leaders met with Minister Chen Lei, Ministry of Water Resources of the People’s Republic of China and its delegation on November 19. The Chinese delegation was hosted to a Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program Status Briefing session afloat in the cabin of the USACE vessel Hocking. Various presentations were made by USACE senior […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment project in Monmouth Beach is now underway. The $8.5 million allocated for this project was awarded as a result of a request by Congressman Pallone in order to protect the area from the devastating effects of storms like Hurricane Sandy. A […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman John Katko (NY-24) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide funding for vital dredging at the Port of Oswego. The recently allocated funds will allow the harbor of the Port of Oswego to be sufficiently dredged to its functional channel depths. “As the only deep water port on the U.S. […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Emergency dredging at Manasquan Inlet following Hurricane Sandy’s impact has already been completed, but additional projects in the inlet area are still planned. The plan for additional dredging was confirmed by Steven Rochette, spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has jurisdiction over New Jersey’s inlets. A survey map of Manasquan Inlet completed […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure affected by Hurricane Sandy in the United States’ North Atlantic region. The North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study is designed to help local communities better […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel have announced $1.67 million in federal funding to the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County for the restoration of Leeds Pond, damaged as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy. The funding was allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will be […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $36.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge Dock, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand at Keansburg, New Jersey as part of an emergency shore protection project affected by Hurricane Sandy. The contract is part of the […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has followed his request and has allocated $8.95 million in Hurricane Sandy disaster dollars to Oregon Inlet. Jones has been actively working with the administration and the Corps of Engineers to direct disaster money to Oregon Inlet. Oregon Inlet is eligible to […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 20 December 2013

    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-3), Joe Courtney (D-CT-2), and Jim Himes (D-CT-4) announced $7,532,001 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection Program for the restoration, protection, and maintenance of flood plains in Connecticut affected by Hurricane Sandy, as well […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Department of the Interior’s plans to assist coastal communities recover from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the availability of $11.7 million in funds from the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The funding is part of the $475.25 million announced today by Secretary of […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2012, Hurricane Sandy damaged the marsh areas of the Ninigret Wildlife Refuge and the adjacent barrier island that protected it from the Atlantic Ocean. Responding to this, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) in December 2016 contracted with JF Brennan Company Inc., an environmental services and marine construction firm that specializes in waterway […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2012 a total of 24 U.S. states were in some way hit with one of the most memorable and destructive hurricanes yet, Hurricane Sandy. Two years later Sandy is still having a huge impact on both land and sea. The New England USACE is on a mission to restore and clean the beaches and […]