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

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements

July 19, 2018

July 19, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) Notice of Funding Opportunity for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a notice of funding opportunity which details the application requirements and procedures to obtain grant funding for eligible projects under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety…

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Inland Waterways User Board meeting

July 15, 2018

July 11, 2018: Federal Register (full link below) The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on August 30, 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…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for Rural Business-Cooperative Service

June 28, 2018

June 27, 2018: Federal Register Notice of Funding Opportunity for Rural Business-Cooperative Service This notice is to invite applications for grants to provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation (RT) systems under the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) to provide Technical Assistance for RT systems and for RT systems to Federally Recognized Native American Tribes’ (FRNAT)…

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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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