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Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project Receives Additional Federal Funds to Complete Pre-Construction, Engineering, and Design Phase

The federally-authorized Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project (SNND) is set to receive $2,317,000 in federal funding to complete the pre-construction, engineering, and design (PED) phase to deepen the ship channel from its current depth of forty feet to forty-eight feet.

Texas leads nation in wind energy production, Port of Beaumont plays vital role

The U.S. wind energy industry continues to grow at a surprising rate, with Texas leading the way and the Port of Beaumont playing a vital role.

According to Forbes, Texas produced about five times the amount of wind power as did California in 2017, while it generated about 29 percent more non-hydroelectric renewable power, such as solar, biomass and geothermal than California while California’s retail electric rates were 89 percent higher than Texas’ in 2017.