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  • 18 March 2014

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will initially allot some P400 million for the implementation of the massive dredging projects in province. The move aims to solve the perennial flooding problems, particularly in the northern part of the province, as caused by heavily silted waterways. DPWH 1st district engineer Wilfredo S. Mallari said […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The House Appropriations Committee yesterday passed legislation that included more than $80 million in federal funding to protect Maryland’s environment and keep commerce moving through the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore Harbor. The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2021 now moves to the full U.S. House of Representatives for consideration. “The Chesapeake […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey yesterday (Tuesday, 27 March) announced that 25 new schemes will receive a share of £36 million […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Keating has announced that a $300,000 award has been granted to Marshfield for the Green Harbor dredging project. “Green Harbor is key to the economy and vitality of Marshfield and the entire South Shore,” said Representative Keating. “This funding is essential to protect and better prepare our community for the severe storms we […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr. Rob Clarke, Member of Parliament for Desnethé–Missinippi–Churchill River, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada is investing in a harbour improvement project at Kinoosao Harbour. The project at Kinoosao, consisting of refurbishment of the wharf to increase its height, will address the problems […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, has announced an investment of $12 million for construction work on the Queen’s Wharf at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec. The work will involve rebuilding piers 97 and […]

  • 25 July 2012

    The Newport Beach City Council voted Tuesday to allocate an additional $3.9 million to dredging the harbor’s shallowest spots, bringing the total project to $10.4 million, including federal funds, reports dailypilot.com. The City Council considered funding to dredge areas as part of Phase II of the project. Next week the County Board of Supervisors will […]

  • 19 May 2011

    The weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting Wednesday approved N23 billion for 10 various infrastructural projects in the nine states… BY DANIEL IDONOR (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, May 19, 2011;

  • 22 November 2010

    Transport Canada won’t fund the dredging of Sydney Harbour but Cecil Clarke believes the federal government will still come through… (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, November 22, 2010;

  • 23 September 2010

    The Arroyo administration had released more than P1.3 billion to six provinces and two cities in just a week a few months before the May 10… (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, September 23, 2010;

  • 19 September 2012

    North Dakota’s Water Commission has approved state funding for two dredging projects on the Missouri River in the Bismarck-Mandan area. The 2011 flood altered the river, depositing silt and creating new sandbars. The goal of the dredging projects is to help prevent ice jam flooding. The state will pay 75 percent and local governments 25 […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding for several dredging projects in Carteret County. These projects include maintenance dredging of  Morehead City Harbor, the Beaufort Harbor complex (Bulkhead Channel, Taylor’s Creek and Morgan Creek), the channel from Back Sound to Lookout Bight, and Bogue Inlet. […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than $20 million dollars for emergency harbor dredging is headed to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. The state Senate yesterday approved a package of bills to fund the projects. Lawmakers passed the legislation on the last day before they take a two-week break. Senator Geoff Hansen says that will allow dredging to start in time […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the transfer of the responsibility of the Management of Arklow Harbour to Wicklow County Council in January 2012, Wicklow County Council has endeavored to progress the proposed Arklow Dredging Scheme. Due to the nature of work involved in this scheme i.e. removing material from the Avoca River and replacement of this material at a […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Florida Legislature has recently given its approval to fund the beach renourishment project, including Captiva Island, which would enable Captiva to receive the maximum amount of federal funds. The final word in making this decision falls onto Governor Rick Scott. Governor Scott has the right to veto or approve the House Bill 5001 therefore the […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that Mississippi will receive $13.3 million in federal funding for recovery from recent severe storms and flooding. Mississippi will receive $13,306,631 through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program to complete work on 129 projects in at least 29 counties. […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott has recommended nearly $1.6 billion in funding dedicated to the protection and preservation of Florida’s natural and water resources. The Governor’s “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget includes funding dedicated to key environmental projects, such as $150 million for Everglades restoration, $50 million for springs protection and improvements, more than $150 million for the […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for ten habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 26 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include five salt marsh restoration projects, two freshwater restoration projects and two anadromous fish […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leisure harbours in Moray will not be dredged for at least two years when a new council-owned dredger will be in service, councillors were told yesterday. Commercial harbours at Buckie and Burghead will continue to be serviced as a priority, and £65,000 has been allocated specifically for dredging operations alone in this current year. The […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide over $3 million in federal funds to update flood warning systems and prepare for flooding in communities in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region. “The federal government has a responsibility to protect public safety and I am committed to ensuring our communities […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Authority Finance Committee Chair Fargo Commissioner Tony Grindberg, and Board Chair Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney yesterday thanked Sen. John Hoeven for his recent work to secure Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) financing for the FM Area Diversion Project. The Senator announced that the Project’s WIFIA application is now ready to be […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairwoman Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) yesterday made an interesting statement on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Inland Waterways. She delivered the following opening statement during the hearing titled: “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Investment in […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for seven habitat restoration projects in the 17th year of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. A number of the projects have a resiliency focus this year, including […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has just announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate $4.1 million in federal funding for the dredging of Cheesequake Creek in Middlesex County. “This funding is great news for New Jersey and will greatly improve the ability of boaters to access and enjoy Cheesequake Creek and the Raritan […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Projects in six Louisiana coastal parishes have been approved by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to receive a total of $20 million in matching funds through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Parish Matching Opportunities Program. The parishes will put up a total of $6.1 million as their RESTORE matching […]