NoFO for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice to detail the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program, and related Trespass Prevention projects. Applications for…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI)

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Through the DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration, this notice details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program, and related Trespass Prevention projects. The opportunities described in this…

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Notice of Public Meeting: 2021 Ohio River Basin Inspection Tour

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes & Ohio River Division (LRD), will hold a VIRTUAL 2021 Ohio River Basin Inspection Tour (ORBIT). The intent of these engagements is to provide an opportunity to meet with our senior leadership, including the LRD Division Commander, Division Directors and District Commanders. In addition to our team members,…

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Electronic Submission of Facility Operations and Emergency Manuals

Federal Register (full link below) Final rule.  This final rule enables regulated facilities to electronically submit Operations Manuals and Emergency Manuals and electronically communicate with the Coast Guard. This rule also allows facility operators to submit one electronic or printed copy of the manuals and one electronic or printed copy of the amendments to the…

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Guidance on Voluntary Compliance with Training Requirements for Personnel Serving on U.S.-Flagged Passenger Ships That Carry More Than 12 Passengers on International Voyages

Federal Register (full link below) Issued August 5, 2021 The Coast Guard announces the availability of CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-21, titled “Guidance on Voluntary Compliance with Training Requirements for Personnel Serving on U.S.-flagged Passenger Ships that Carry More than 12 Passengers on International Voyages.” This policy provides guidance to passenger vessel owners and operators on…

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Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Louisville, KY   Notice Number: 2021-16573 Effective Date: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before August 24, 2021 Notice of proposed rulemaking.  The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a special local regulation on the Ohio River at mile marker 596. This action…

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Mississippi River Commission Public Meetings

The Mississippi River Commission will hold a series of public meetings a on board the Motor Vessel Mississippi the following dates and times: August 23, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.: Caruthersville City Front, Caruthersville, Missouri; August 24,2021 at 9:00 a.m.: Beale Street Landing, Memphis, TN; August 25, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.: Greenville City Front, Greenville, Mississippi;…

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Rural Business-Cooperative Service Funding Opportunity

Federal Register (full link below) This notice announces that the Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is accepting fiscal year (FY) 2021 applications for the Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) program. The program funding level for FY 2021 is a total of $10 million. The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to support job…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects

Notice of Funding Opportunity for America’s Marine Highway Projects This notice announces the availability of funding for grants and establishes selection criteria and application requirements for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The purpose of this program is to make grants available to previously designated Marine Highway Projects that support the development and expansion of…

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National Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 9 through May 15, 2021

Proclamation 10205 of May 7, 2021 In 2020, the United States experienced a record year for extreme weather, with an unprecedented 30 named storms in the Atlantic Basin alone. Twelve of these storms, six of which were hurricanes, made landfall in the United States. These storms and hurricanes unleashed their devastating power on the individuals…

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