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  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy yesterday applauded committee passage of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. Murphy secured $500,000 in the bill to conduct a feasibility study to deepen New Haven Harbor – Connecticut’s largest deep water commercial industrial port that is essential to the state’s economy. “Commercial ports and manufacturing businesses are bedrocks of Connecticut’s […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday applauded Senate passage of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. During the Appropriations Committee markup of the bill, Murphy secured $500,000 in the bill to conduct a feasibility study to deepen New Haven Harbor – Connecticut’s largest deep water commercial industrial […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy,Congressman Joe Courtney and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal made the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed dredged material disposal site designation rule for eastern Long Island Sound.   In the proposed rule, the EPA recommended an environmentally suitable location to dispose of a portion of dredged material […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, along with Representative Joe Courtney, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, have sent a letter to EPA to express their support for the proposed rule to designate a new Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). “As representatives from the region, we understand firsthand the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Representatives Lee Zeldin, Tom Suozzi and Rosa DeLauro have announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill, which is set to pass Congress, includes $8 million in federal funding for the Long Island Sound program. The federal investment is over $4 million more than […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles E. Schumer, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have announced their bipartisan legislation to continue to support the restoration of Long Island Sound passed out of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, bringing it one step closer to full Senate passage. The legislation now heads to the Senate floor and the […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy urged Senate leaders of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies yesterday to fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound program for Fiscal Year 2017. The Senators are requesting $10 million in federal funding for FY17 to facilitate habitat restoration projects, […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Murphy yesterday announced a key Senate committee’s passage of legislation to bring federal dollars to support the restoration of Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship Act that Senators Gillibrand, Schumer, Blumenthal and Murphy introduced last year passed out of the Senate Environment […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Lee Zeldin today introduced legislation to support the restoration of Long Island Sound through 2020. The Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act combines two complementary water quality and shore restoration program authorizations at their previous authorization […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi last week discussed how an upcoming Senate vote could bring “millions of dollars” in federal aid to the city’s coastline, the City of West Haven, CT, said in its latest release.  In the next three weeks, Blumenthal said, the Senate is poised to vote […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney and Senator Jack Reed yesterday sent a letter signed by the entire Congressional delegations from Connecticut and Rhode Island to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to express their continued support for the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). While the ELDS is already open since the final designation for the […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Joe Courtney, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Representatives Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty have sent a letter to the EPA, reaffirming their support for the proposed rule to designate a new Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). “Without access to an ELDS, it is expected […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Patrick E. Murphy has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers is awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach to its pre-Hurricane Sandy condition. Furthermore, the Army Corps is in the process of releasing funding needed for the Martin County Shore Protection Project. “From day one, getting funding for beach restoration projects has been […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide more than $19 million for critical repairs and upgrade of the City of Paducah flood protection system, reports U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell. At a news conference held two days ago at the Carson Center in Paducah, Senator McConnell announced significant federal funding for the rehabilitation of the city’s […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) yesterday issued the following statement announcing that she will continue serving as a Co-Chair of the Congressional Boating Caucus for the 114th Congress and welcoming new Co-Chair, Representative Patrick Murphy (FL-18): “I believe that we must do more to protect and maintain our nation’s waterways, which is a goal I […]

  • 28 June 2011

    The Nags Head rental home “Front Row Seats” is not the view Sean Murphy hoped for. “We’ve been up before the sun everyday because of the…   By Lori Crouch (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, June 28, 2011

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a follow-up to a recent announcement regarding the Army Corps of Engineers awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach and the Martin County shore to their pre-Hurricane Sandy conditions, Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) announced yesterday that the Army Corps has also allocated funds to begin engineering and design activities to prepare for dredging […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons has secured $80 million in funding for Dover Air Force Base and $33 million in funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the annual Military Construction/Veterans Affairs and Energy and Water Development appropriations bills respectively. These bills passed out of the Appropriations Committee and are now ready for debate by […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons, during the Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, questioned Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, about the need for additional funding for beach nourishment projects along Delaware’s battered coastline. After winter storms devastated Delaware’s coastline earlier this year, Senator Coons joined the delegation in supporting Governor Markell’s request for emergency funding to […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) and Tom Rooney (FL-17) recently sent the following letter to United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy in support of the Army Corps making the final policy decisions necessary for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project to be completed. This project is vital to helping restore […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen yesterday applauded a new agreement between the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and the Maryland Port Administration that allows for the start of final design work in the restoration of James and Barren islands–a restoration effort similar to transformative Poplar Island project. Primarily using material dredged from Baltimore […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons yesterday delivered remarks at the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing on President Trump’s funding request and the budget justification for the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Following his opening remarks, Senator Coons questioned Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 9 February 2012

      U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons yesterday announced a total of $16.864 million in funding to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel. “This project will have a significant, positive economic impact on Delaware and the region,” Senator Carper said. “Investments like this one are critical to the long-term development of the Port of […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed the restoration projects for the Fort Pierce and Martin County beaches to repair the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. The significant erosion caused by the hurricane last year left residents more vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters. Murphy said, […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing his support for funding to dredge the Knapps Narrows navigation channel in Tilghman, Maryland. “This navigation project is extremely important to Maryland’s economy,” Senator Van Hollen wrote in a letter to Lieutenant General Todd J. […]