Casey: Delaware Dredging Project Will Receive $42 Million for Current Fiscal Year- $10 Million More than Originally Allocated

Project Can Create Significant Jobs in Philadelphia, Region

Casey Has Been Congressional Leader on Push to Secure Funds

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that the Army Corps will dedicate $42 million in funds to the Delaware Dredging project for the current fiscal year. This amount represents a $10 million increase from the original allocation.

“Dredging the Delaware is a great opportunity for significant job creation and economic growth,” Senator Casey said. “I’ve continued to push the Administration and the Army to dedicate adequate funds to this effort. I’ve raised the issue personally with President Obama and Vice President Biden and will continue to press the Administration on this until this project is completed.”  

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