Search results for: funding

7842 results

A list of search results

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal is underway. The Canal & River Trust is dredging silt from a 6km stretch of the canal to protect important habitats. The stretch of canal is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) because […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy sent a letter last Friday to senior officials within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging them to reallocate any possible funds toward the dredging of an important segment of the Red River, which has experienced historic flooding in the last 12 months. “Not only has the historic […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, led members of the task force in urging Senate appropriators to fund critical Great Lakes programs as they consider spending bills for the 2015 fiscal year. In five letters to Senate Appropriations subcommittee chairmen, Great Lakes senators highlighted programs that preserve and protect […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Outline proposals for the Mundesley Coast Management Scheme will go on public display on Tuesday, 17 January, reports the North Norfolk District Council. Last week, the council announced that business case for the Mundesley Scheme is being developed to help attract funding and gain approval for the work. It is expected that the final scheme […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Board of Authority yesterday accepted a new cost estimate and adjusted funding plans for the FM Diversion Project and endorsed the proposed funding approach. After reviewing the updated costs, design changes from Plan B, and modifications to utility relocates along the channel and revised contingencies, the total project is now estimated to cost $2.75 billion. The […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congress finalized the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) last week, solidifying critical provisions for the South Carolina Ports Authority initiatives, including the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project. “We applaud Congress for their demonstrated commitment to our nation’s competitiveness through the passage of WRRDA,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO. “This bill is critical […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Over £230,000 has been awarded to the Wessex Chalk Streams Project to undertake restoration work along the River Avon. The funding will allow the Wessex Chalk Streams Project (WCSP) to work with local angling clubs and landowners to develop and deliver river restoration projects along the River Avon and its tributaries. The WCSP combines expertise […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The U.S. House Energy & Water Appropriations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, has approved its fiscal 2013 funding bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including a $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors. This would be the largest regular annual appropriation for […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and its contractor, Dean Marine & Excavating, Inc., will begin construction this week to repair an approximately 600-foot portion of the Rochester Harbor east pier, Rochester, NY.  The Rochester Harbor east pier was constructed in 1908, and sections of the shoreward and lake ends were reconstructed in […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The California Natural Resources Agency has announced $8.2 million in funding for 21 Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) projects statewide. EEM provides grants to local, state and federal governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations for projects to mitigate environmental impacts caused by new or modified state transportation facilities. “Investment in these projects will help California preserve and protect natural resources […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10), last week applauded the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to prioritize efforts to mitigate flooding along the Rahway River Basin, which flows through Union, Essex and Middlesex Counties. The federal government has committed $1 million towards the completion of a key study […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has successfully secured NSW Government funding to help tackle the issue of public safety and beach erosion at Ocean and Umina Beaches. As part of the Gosford Beaches Coastal Zone Management Plan, the funding – to be matched by the council – will ensure nearly $500,000 is put towards addressing the risks of […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi has achieved an another milestone with last week’s release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY’18 Work Plan.  Included in the Corps of Engineers’ navigation construction budget was nearly $23 million for the Corpus Christi Channel Improvement Project (CIP) designed to deepen and widen one of the nation’s […]

  • 18 July 2011

    There are more federal dollars available this year to rebuild beaches than at any time during the past 15 years, thanks to the end of … (lakewyliepilot) [mappress] Source: lakewyliepilot, July 18, 2011;

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) have signed a first-of-its-kind cooperative agreement to develop a port investment plan “toolkit” for use by port authorities looking to attract public and/or private capital to fund their infrastructure projects. The toolkit will include guidance on writing grant applications and analyzing a […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mackinac Island State Harbor is one of 58 waterways around the state which received muchneeded emergency funding to dredge its marinas. Ronald Olson, Chief of DNR Parks and Recreation, stated that the state included the Island and other harbors when the Michigan Department of Natural Resources learned there would be money left over in the […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG), the entity responsible for the oversight, planning, and implementation of Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment settlement funds in Louisiana, has approved $204.7 million for a variety of projects aimed at helping the state continue its recovery from the 2010 oil spill. These projects, approved in two recent […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has announced 17 projects totaling more than $20.85 million that will be funded through the most recent Phase II Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) disbursement. GOMESA was created in 2006 by Congress and shares leasing revenues among the four Gulf oil and gas producing states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment program, saying that the booster pumps have caused some mechanical delays, due to hose ruptures, over the last couple of days. According to the announcement, these have been replaced and the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) supported an amendment on Monday to improve funding of the Army Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance account by adding $6.3 million for FY 2012 dredging activities. “This amendment is a short-term step to close a gap in South Louisiana’s dredging needs,” Boustany said. “Adequately dredging […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) was joined by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) in leading 22 members of Congress from both parties in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water urging full funding for shoreline protection projects. These projects include beach fills and renourishment, construction […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided $13 million for flood management, water infrastructure and environmental restoration projects throughout New Mexico. The funding comes at the request of Udall and Heinrich following passage in May of the Fiscal Year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill, which funds the […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After almost two weeks of setbacks, the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) – is once again pumping sand in Surfside Beach, SC. GLDD is currently busy nourishing the beach between 16th and 17th Avenues North (in front of the Holiday Inn), reported the Town of Surfside Beach. The town also added that beaches between 14th […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman has announced the completion of a major habitat restoration project and additional funding for another habitat project in the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Mayor Don Ness for a tour of the completed project […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Gregory Meeks yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin construction now on storm resiliency projects on the Rockaway Peninsula that have already been studied for years and have consensus support – like jetties, groins and a sea wall. Senator Schumer said that it is unacceptable […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2014 includes critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways, including the Mississippi River. The bill eliminates the automatic spending cut—known as the sequester—that arbitrarily cut programs and resources […]