Tag: JaxPort
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A.G. GancarskiAugust 18, 2017
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Friday afternoon saw the Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee mull the JAXPORT capital budget — and the big item of interest was dredging. Councilman Tommy Hazouri — not a member of that committee — visited and raised standing questions he’s had about a lack of public discourse on dredging. And he wasn’t the only Council member […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 9, 2017
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The scene at the end of Tuesday night’s Jacksonville City Council meeting was interesting. John Crescimbeni, who came within a few votes of being Jacksonville City Council President, was imploring the candidate who won — Anna Brosche — to hold public hearings on dredging the St. Johns River as JAXPORT wants. Though no money has been […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 24, 2017
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For those interested in the long-delayed dredging of the St. Johns River to deepen the JAXPORT channel from 40 to 47 feet for bigger PANAMAX ships, some good news is on the way via $17.5M in the Army Corps of Engineers  FY 2017 Work Plan. Florida Congressmen Ted Yoho, Daniel Webster, John Rutherford and Al Lawson collaborated on a letter to […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 7, 2017
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Compounding questions and attendant uncertainty about the dredging of the St. Johns River to deepen the channel for JaxPort was a legal challenge filed Friday in federal court. The St. Johns Riverkeeper filed for declaratory and injunctive relief against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, attempting to stop the 7 foot deepening of the 13 […]


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