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  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman have urged Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jo-Ellen Darcy to use at least $2 million of its $273 million harbor and channel projects budget to make up for its request for less money to dredge the Cleveland Harbor. The Corps requested $3.6 million less […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), announced that the final bill will increase funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to maintain the ports and waterways. “Our ports and waterways are vital to Louisiana’s economy and the nation’s economy,” Vitter said. “We found a […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has announced that funding for the Hampton Harbor dredging project could come in 2019. According to Semonite, approximately $275,000 for designs for the harbor’s dredging could be secured this year, reports. Around $4 million needed for the harbor’s […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced this week that $540,000 will go toward ensuring that people can continue to navigate Santa Cruz Harbor channels as maintenance dredging continues. This funding will help ensure the safety and prosperity of communities on the central coast of California. “Since I was elected to office, I have been committed to […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.2 million for the State of Florida to help Nassau County defray the cost of repairing beach and dune erosion on South Amelia Island following Hurricane Irma. This grant money will allow Nassau county to use contract services to supply, deliver and place 126,050 cubic yards of beach and dune fill to […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Delaware County Council approved a $75,000 grant to be used for the Ridley Park Lake dredging project. According to Jeff Wolfe at the DelCoTimes, the funds for the project became available with revenue made available to the County through the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee. The Marcellus Shale Impact Fee has generated more than $198,000,000 in […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 6 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Conneaut’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Conneaut Harbor supports more than 2,000 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) announced $29.4 million in federal funding for the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel project has been included in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. “After years of needless delays, today the House of Representatives takes an important step toward funding for this project,” said Meehan. “This […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Congressman Fred Upton announced on Tuesday that the Army Corps of Engineers has been able to come up with funds to dredge the Saint Joseph harbor. Large commercial ships have been unable to reach any of the docks there recently, as the build up of sand has decreased water depths by too much. Saint Joseph […]

  • 14 June 2011

    Word has spread around the Carolina Beach marina that the latter part of this year, and especially 2012, might be a rough ride for…   More info: starnewsonline By Shannan Bowen [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, June 14, 2011

  • 8 June 2011

    Waterways Council Chairman Rick Calhoun pushed lawmakers Tuesday to declare an emergency to come up with money to dredge… By Keith Laing (thehill) [mappress] Source: thehill, June 8, 2011

  • 27 September 2011

    Martin County Commissioner Doug Smith said Monday he wants county residents to help decide how to raise $4 million a year to dredge the St…   More info: tcpalm By George Andreassi [mappress] Source: tcpalm, September 27, 2011;

  • 19 September 2011

    The port industry is a competitive one, and Charleston’s port has been a premier player for a long time. (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, September 19, 2011

  • 21 October 2010

    A four-year effort to bring commuter ferry service to Lynn is picking up steam following a recent state funding award. The Massachusetts … By John Laidler (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, October 22, 2010;

  • 20 October 2010

    The borough’s battered beaches soon will get a $6.5 million emergency rehabilitation. Stephen Rochette, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps… By Nicholas Huba (app) [mappress] Source: app, October 20, 2010;

  • 31 January 2011

    Fox Waterway Agency officials are looking to cut the agency’s budget, including less dredging on the waterway, because of uncertain state… By JOSEPH BUSTOS (lakecountyjournals) [mappress] Source: lakecountyjournals, January 31, 2011;

  • 31 March 2011

      The state plans to spend an additional $750,000 in its battle against the toxic blue-green algae that has kept visitors away from Grand… BY SPENCER HUNT (dispatchpolitics) [mappress] Source: dispatchpolitics, March 31, 2011    

  • 17 March 2011

    Great Lakes shipping companies say their industry would be hit hard by an Obama administration proposal to cut funding by… (madison) [mappress] Source: madison, March 17, 2011  

  • 4 October 2013

    The Regional District of the Central Okanagan (RDCO) Board Chair Robert Hobson was in Okanagan Centre in early September to announce support from Canada’s Infrastructure Improvement Fund construct a new north breakwater at Okanagan Centre Safe Harbour Regional Park. Joining Chair Hobson was the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, along […]

  • 15 April 2011

    The Leland Harbor is low on funds and high on sand. (leelanaunews) [mappress] Source: leelanaunews, April 15, 2011    

  • 13 March 2012

      The Florida Ports Council released the following statement yesterday on Florida ports issues that were addressed during the 2012 Legislative Session. “By increasing minimum funding levels and providing new sources of funding for strategic seaport projects, the Florida Legislature demonstrated their commitment to growing Florida’s economy and creating jobs,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a $128,000 loan and $100,000 grant to the City of Marmarth. The funds will be used to restore the city’s levee, which was damaged […]