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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FEDERAL REGISTER: USACE re WRDA- Notice of Request for Proposals by Non-Federal Interests, for Feasibility Studies and Proposed Modifications for Inclusion in the Annual Report to Congress on Future Water Resources Development

April 30, 2021: Federal Register (full link below) Notice of Request for Proposals by Non-Federal Interests, for Feasibility Studies and Proposed Modifications for Inclusion in the Annual Report to Congress on Future Water Resources Development Section 7001 of WRRDA 2014 (33 U.S.C. 2282d), as amended, requires the publication of a notice in the Federal Register annually to…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 appropriated $230 million for the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) to make grants to improve facilities within, or outside of and directly related to operations of or an intermodal connection to, coastal seaports, inland river ports, and Great Lakes ports. This notice announces the availability of funding for grants under…

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Mississippi River Commission Public Meetings

March 17, 2021: Federal Register (full link below) Mississippi River Commission meetings TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 12, 2021: On board MISSISSIPPI V at New Madrid City Front, New Madrid, MO 9:00 a.m., April 13, 2021: On board MISSISSIPPI V at Beale Street Landing, Memphis, TN 1:00 p.m., April 14, 2021: On board MISSISSIPPI…

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Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting No. 96 – Canceled

Dear Navigation Industry Representative:   In accordance with Secretary of Defense Memo dated 30 January 2021, Subject: DOD Advisory Committees – Zero-based Review, the virtual Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting No. 96 scheduled for February 9, 2021 is hereby canceled.   Thank you,   Mark R. Pointon DFO and Executive Secretary Inland Waterways Users Board

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