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  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nebraska Environment Trust (NET) has awarded Ducks Unlimited four grants to restore miles of degraded wetland habitat along the North Platte and South Platte rivers. “The restoration will increase the properties’ capacity to provide wetland habitat in Platte River sloughs,” said John Denton, DU’s Nebraska manager of conservation programs. DU will make the wetlands […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners agreed yesterday to exclude funding for a proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Worth Inlet navigational improvement project from the port’s Master Plan Update. In discussing the 10-year time span between the study and the Thursday evening decision, the port’s board of commissioners recognized that its Master Plan […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) grant will allow Greymouth Port in New Zealand to undertake dredging work to ensure fishing boats can use the lagoon during low tide, Regional Economic Development Minister, Shane Jones, announced last week. The PGF will provide $750,000 to allow the slipway and lagoon at Greymouth Port to be dredged to four […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Communities along Yarriambiack Creek will be able to better prepare for future flooding thanks to a $200,000 detailed flood investigation, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced. In Warracknabeal today with Nationals candidate for Lowan Emma Kealy, Mr Walsh said the investigation would update flood mapping for 70 kilometres of land along Yarriambiack Creek, from Warracknabeal […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $600,000 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program to preserve the economic and ecological vitality of this vast coastal watershed. The EPA award provides funding to implement the EPA-approved Coastal Bays Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan, a consensus of the best means for restoring and maintaining the water quality […]

  • 23 April 2011

    The government has allotted some P50 million for the construction of two kilometers river control at Bangon River in Palo, Leyte.   (pia) [mappress] Source: pia, April 24, 2011  

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of her colleagues late Thursday night to advance a responsible spending bill that secures funding for waterway maintenance on the Pacific Coast and Columbia River, as well as Hanford cleanup. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Member for Coffs Harbor, Andrew Fraser, has encouraged coastal councils to apply for a share of $1.5 million in government funding for essential dredging projects. Mr Fraser said that the funding allows coastal councils to apply for up to 50 per cent of the cost of dredging operations and pre-dredging studies for their local waterways. […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is now ready for continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2018 that starts on Oct. 1, 2017. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A bipartisan group of Great Lakes senators, led by Great Lakes Task Force co-chairs Sen. Carl Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, wrote to Army Corps of Engineers leaders, urging them to direct additional funding for harbor maintenance projects to reduce a severe backlog of projects in the Great Lakes. The letter, from members of the […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a true measure of bipartisan and bicameral teamwork, state Sen. Tom Casperson, (R-Escanaba) and Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) have worked together to secure funding to dredge the Marquette Harbor. Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation last week to spend $21 million on emergency dredging of 58 harbors, including ten marinas in the Upper Peninsula: the […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $585,000 in federal funds have been secured for dredging essential coastal projects in Southeastern North Carolina. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More good news for our coastal projects! Securing resources to help our inlets, waterways, and beaches has always been a priority of mine, and we will keep fighting to […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Working to prevent the flooding that has repeatedly caused so much costly damage to communities in the Passaic River Basin, legislation that would allocate $3 million for flood control work was approved by the Senate on Thursday and sent to the governor. Sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo, the bill, S-1781/A-2675, would re-appropriate $3 million from […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission yesterday approved $7.5 million for the final phase of the Port of Los Angeles’ Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP). The project has taken the Port’s main navigational channels and basins to a 53-foot depth, ensuring that the nation’s number one gateway for containerized trade can accommodate container ships of all […]

  • 6 July 2012

      The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has approved additional funding to help pay for dredging of Cornucopia Harbor. Back on May 28th, severe storms deposited a significant amount of silt in the Cornucopia harbor and left the channel dangerously shallow. “We are extremely pleased with the cooperation from Transportation Secretary Gottlieb and his staff who […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The County Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved providing funds to go toward the dredging of Bogue Inlet.   BY EREN TATARAGASI (tidelandnews) [mappress] Source: tidelandnews, September 22, 2011

  • 21 September 2011

    A funding request for the maintenance dredging of Bogue Inlet connecting channel has prompted a broader discussion of the need for a long-… BY JANNETTE PIPPIN (jdnews) [mappress] Source: jdnews, September 21, 2011;

  • 30 May 2011

    Federal officials announced last week they are granting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers $73 million for the New York Harbor dredging projec… (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, May 30, 2011;    

  • 23 February 2011

    The provincial government may fund dredging of the Red River north of Winnipeg to reduce the likelihood of future springtime ice jamming…   By Larry Kusch (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, February 23, 2011;

  • 16 March 2011

    Use of town money to expedite dredging in Sea Pines by paying for an independent engineering review led to hurt feelings and more… By TOM BARTON (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, March 16, 2011    

  • 7 June 2011

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott struck $615 million from the state’s 2011-12 budget, but his pen didn’t strike much-sought after funding for… (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, June 7, 2011    

  • 15 March 2011

    The county’s budget manager will present county commissioners Tuesday with at least four options of raising millions more to pay for the…   By MICHAEL D. BATES (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, March 15, 2011  

  • 19 April 2010

    THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) has approved in principle the government’s plan to borrow €272.394 million from a Belgium-based bank to fund the rehabilitation of Laguna de Bay over the next two years… [mappress] Source:bworldonline,April 19,2010;

  • 16 March 2011

    Selectmen are calling on the town’s congressmen to lobby for $100,000 in federal funds to start the ball rolling on repairs to… By Angeljean Chiaramida (newburyportnews) [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, March 16, 2011