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  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, has announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County. The governor was joined by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, and state and county officials for the funding announcement, which includes $1 million for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that the regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance SA coastline.  The grants, known as the Regional Coast Protection Fund, will provide $4 million funding over four years to help regional and […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This project provides for supplemental funding for the long-term federal beach restoration and maintenance project at Sandbridge Beach. The local share of funding for this project is provided by the Sandbridge Special Service District and Tax Increment Financing District funds. Replenishment of the beach is to be performed on a cyclical basis every two to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;