A final decision on whether a hugely controversial new coal mine in Cumbria should get the go ahead has been delayed again.The government had been due to rule next week on whether planning permission for the pit near Whitehaven should be granted or not.But, amid major climate concerns, ministers have now said they will make a decision by 8 November instead – when a new prime minister will be in place.The proposed £165m facility, which would be the first new coal mine opened in the UK in 30 years, has been at the centre of debate since plans for it...
PULLMAN - U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced nearly $100 million in Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant funding for Washington state on Tuesday. RAISE grants, which were originally created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as TIGER grants, can...
A father of 5 is among at least 37 dead in the Kentucky floods as battered infrastructure hampers search for the missing
“He was a hero,” his wife, Macy, told CNN. “He was the one that was out helping people instead of worrying about himself.”. Many who survived the floods are finding themselves in destroyed communities. Scores of people have lost their homes. Some remain stranded because of washed-out roads, without access to clean water or electricity, unable to reach loved ones because of lost cell service and unable to receive critical supplies, including medication.
A local bridge that's been out of operation for years will be fixed. State Representative Joseph Orgeron announced today that the Valentine Bridge will be repaired after money was allocated for the bridge by the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which gave more than $63M to Louisiana. Of...
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby announced yesterday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded Alabama three Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grants, which total $27,179,948, to fund efforts for infrastructure improvements in Alabama – $20 million for the City of Huntsville, nearly $5.2 million for the City of Cordova, and $2 million for the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments.
As Louisiana Flood Resiliency Mission Heads to France, Governor Edwards Gets Firsthand Look at Netherlands Flood Control Infrastructure Project and Research Facility
As Louisiana Flood Resiliency Mission Heads to France, Governor Edwards Gets Firsthand Look at Netherlands Flood Control Infrastructure Project and Research Facility. Louisiana / The Netherlands – On Tuesday, the third day of a weeklong mission to Europe, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and more than a dozen Louisiana economic, coastal, and business leaders shifted their quest for exportable water management insights from Amsterdam to France, according to the Louisiana Office of the Governor. Following a high-speed train ride from Amsterdam to Paris, the governor will proceed to the Luxembourg Palace to meet with the 348-member French Senate, one of the French Parliament’s two legislative chambers.
Senator Richard Shelby, R-Alabama, has announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Alabama three Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity grants. The grants total $27,179,948, to fund efforts for infrastructure improvements in Alabama: $20 million for the city of Huntsville, nearly $5.2 million for the city of Cordova, and $2 million for the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments.
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — The federal government is awarding major funds to the City of Fredericksburg to support the growing tourism industry. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.4 million grant to the City for construction of a parking facility needed to support local tourism. The goal of the project is to provide greater access to restaurants and local attractions.
The Bi-State Reinvestment Corridor has gained $5.6 million in grant funding, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II announced Wednesday.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown, Monongalia Metropolitan Planning Organization has received a $4.2 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant for Green Bag Road work. U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.),...
BOLTON, Miss. (WLBT) - United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced on Tuesday the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $12,641,440 million to Yazoo City. The award has been made through the FY22 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE) Grants Program. The press release states the award...
The days of diesel-powered buses rolling along Aquidneck Island streets are numbered, thanks to a new federal RAISE grant to procure 25 new clean-energy electric buses and recharging infrastructure. U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced on Tuesday a new $22,370,800 federal...
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The City of Fontana will receive a $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for local roadway upgrades, federal officials announced on Aug. 10. This project will provide major complete street improvements, such as additional lane capacity, an integrated traffic system, medians with protected left turns, a roundabout, bus turnouts, streetlights, signage, and raised medians.
HUNTS POINT, the Bronx (PIX11) – There’s a good possibility that the fresh fruits and vegetables in your home or at your favorite restaurant come from the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx, but the market is in danger as a major makeover is essential to its survival. Major money is needed to make […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Port of Los Angeles and Inglewood will receive grants from a U.S. Department of Transportation Program to rebuild infrastructure, and Sen. Alex Padilla and Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday it will improve safety and benefit the California economy. The grants — totaling more than...