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  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Hempstead has received additional funding from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) for aquatic sand removal efforts at various ponds and streams, announced the Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The Town received $131,947.50 in Direct Administrative Charges (DAC) from FEMA, reimbursing the Town for expenditures to DMS Disaster Consultants for their work in […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) reintroduced on January 8th the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2015, a bill which passed the House of Representatives in the last Congress but was not acted on by the previous Senate.   This bill would formally authorize funding for the GLRI at $300 million annually from 2016 to 2020. Dr. Benishek […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger last week supported more than $48.6 million in federal funding to protect Maryland’s environment and keep commerce moving through the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore Harbor. “The Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore Harbor are among Maryland’s greatest natural and economic resources,” Congressman Ruppersberger said. “We must protect these resources so that our children and […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is developing a new methodology for funding public projects and programs in order to have a more defined, accountable and sustainable approach to public investment. The proposed Public Access Investment Funding Policy will be introduced for discussion at this Thursday’s Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commission meeting. Port staff is […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett has announced $250,000 to help fund the dredging of Milford Pond to restore open water habitat suitable for resident fish species and water birds. “Milford Pond has long been a piece of the town’s history as a place for residents to recreate and home to a […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $1 million grant to advance the Herring River estuary restoration, the largest tidal estuary restoration project ever undertaken in the Northeastern United States. The grant, awarded by the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) and funded by the Environmental Bond Bill, will complement another […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Rhyl will receive additional £1.9 million from the Welsh government for the improvement of its coastal defenses. The additional investment for this north Wales town brings the total funding for the flood defense scheme to £6.3 million. The announcement was made today by Welsh Government Minister for Natural Resources Carl Sargeant. According to the BBC News, the scheme includes improvements to the original vulnerable […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn has approved funding of nearly £700,000 in an important step towards protecting one of South Wales’ most popular seaside villages, Mumbles, from flooding. The Welsh Government funding of £682,500 will contribute 75% towards the cost of carrying out detailed design work for a coastal defense scheme to reduce the flood […]

  • 20 November 2009
    Equipment, Technology

    The Japanese government is ready to disburse Rp 6 billion for the procurement of dredging boats for the South Sulawesi provincial government in 2010… Source: Tempo Interactive, November 20, 2009;

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds totaling over $3.1 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to target harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. “This new Great Lakes […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Jim Himes has secured $300,000 in federal funding to have the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers perform a feasibility study to examine flood damage reduction, shore protection and bank stabilization in Fairfield and New Haven Counties. The study will include coastal areas that were affected by Storms Sandy and Irene and neighborhoods susceptible to […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to award a grant of $750,000 for the Port of Baltimore’s Dray Truck Replacement Program, extending the program through March 2016. The $750,000 grant was part of $4.2 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act grants awarded by the EPA to six U.S. ports […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 11 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include four salt marsh restoration projects, three anadromous fish passage projects, one coastal upland […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D. (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Conference Report to H.R. 4348. The legislation reauthorizes federal surface transportation programs and extends the authority to appropriate funds from the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) for federal highway and surface transportation programs: “The Conference Report includes a […]

  • 27 September 2012

    According to businessmirror.com, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has allocated P40 million for the Lamitan City port expansion. Once the expansion project is completed, the port would be able to accommodate more big vessels, said Mayor Roderick Furigay. “The port expansion project is a welcome development since Lamitan City, with a bigger port, […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe, on behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, announced that funding is available for clean-up projects through the Lake Simcoe/South-eastern Georgian Bay Clean-Up Fund. The five-year $29 million fund aims torestore the ecological health of Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay and […]

  • 15 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $3.6 million in additional federal funding for dredging on the Red River Waterway. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in the waterway. Sen. Landrieu secured $7.56 million […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The NSW Government today announced $891,100 in funding to assist local councils to plan for and reduce the impacts of coastal hazards and erosion. Minister for the Environment Robyn Parker said the funds were allocated under the second round of the 2011-2012 Coastal Management Program. “An additional 16 projects have been allocated funds to help […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The government has allocated RM52 million for Phase Two of the Sibu Flood Mitigation Project…   (nst) [mappress] Source: nst, January 6, 2012;  

  • 22 December 2011

    While slightly fewer tons of cargo passed through SEMO Port this year, millions of dollars in upgrades to its facilities may help attract …   By Melissa Miller (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, December 22, 2011; Image: semoport

  • 8 September 2011

    The government has envisaged an investment of more than Rs 22,000 crore for setting up nine new major ports in the country over the next … (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, September 8, 2011;

  • 28 April 2011

    Redland City Council will get $10.25million from the State Government to upgrade and dredge the city’s ferry terminals at Toondah… BY JUDITH KERR (baysidebulletin) [mappress] Source: baysidebulletin, April 28, 2011  

  • 22 December 2010

    A shortage of funding threatens to curtail U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging of the Lower Mississippi River, which could potentially … By Richard Brock (cornandsoybeandigest) [mappress] Source: cornandsoybeandigest, December 22, 2010;

  • 2 September 2010

    It will be at least another six weeks before Launceston sees the promised state government money for silt dredging in the Tamar…   By Alison Andrews (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, September 3, 2010;