IRPT Annual Conference - April 24-26, 2018 - Cincinnati, Ohio

Notice of Funding Opportunity: US Agriculture Exports

May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) Notice of Funding Opportunity The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces that it is inviting applications for the 2019 Market Access Program (MAP). The MAP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) on behalf of CCC. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit…

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U.S. Army Corps Request for Proposals

April 20, 2018

U.S. Army Corps Request for Proposals Section 7001 of Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) 2014 requires that the Secretary of the Army annually submit to the Congress a report (Annual Report) that identifies feasibility reports, proposed feasibility studies submitted by non-Federal interests, and proposed modifications to an authorized water resources development project or…

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Notice of Solicitation of Nominations for Membership for the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee

April 19, 2018

April 12, 2018: Federal Register Notice of Solicitation of Nominations for Membership for the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee Pursuant to authority delegated by the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to the Maritime Administrator (Administrator), the Maritime Administration (MARAD) requests nominations for membership on the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (Committee or…

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US Army Corps of Engineers: Request for Proposal

February 9, 2018

Federal Register US Army Corps of Engineers: Request for Proposal Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) establish a pilot program to recommend ten projects for the beneficial use of dredged material. The USACE is requesting proposals for beneficial use of dredged material…

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Inland Waterways User Board meeting

February 6, 2018

Federal Register: February 6, 2017 The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 1, 2018. Public registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. This meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the Board, please visit the committee’s website at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/​Missions/​Navigation/​InlandWaterwaysUsersBoard.aspx. The meeting…

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Processing Requests to Alter U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Projects

February 3, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is proposing to issue an Engineer Circular (EC), which is an agency policy document that will provide the policies and procedures related to how USACE will process certain requests by others to alter a USACE civil works project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act…

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Three new Executive orders were issued by President Trump directing federal agencies to scrutinize their regulations and other agency actions

January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 Three new Executive orders were issued by President Trump directing federal agencies to scrutinize their regulations and other agency actions. On January 30, 2017, President Trump signed Executive Order 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs. Under Section 2(a) of the Executive order, unless prohibited by law, whenever an executive department or…

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Coalition for Fair Port Practices for Rulemaking Agenda

December 27, 2017

December 26, 2017 Update: Coalition for Fair Port Practices for Rulemaking Agenda The Commission has determined to hold public hearings on January 16 and 17, 2018, to receive oral testimony concerning the Petition of the Coalition for Fair Port Practices for Rulemaking. The Commission has established the following order of presentation. Each panelist may make…

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Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Solicitation of Nominations for Membership

December 14, 2017

December 13, 2017: Federal Register International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce filed a Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is requesting nominations for the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (“The Committee”). The Committee was established…

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The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is amending its America’s Marine Highway Program

December 3, 2017

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is amending its America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP) regulations to implement provisions of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012 (CGMTA), the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 (NDAA), and to clarify AMHP processes. The revisions expand the purpose of the AMHP to include promoting short sea transportation, update…

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