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ditional barge shelves, to allow for two way vessel and barge
         traffic, and deepen the CC Ship Channel to 54 feet MLLW      Join The  RevoluT ion
         (Mean Lower Low Water) to allow for safe passage of deep
         draft vessels.
           The PPA was recently approved unanimously at a special
         meeting of the Port of Corpus Christi Commission upon which
         Port  Commissioners  also  approved  the  acceleration  of  $32
         million in Port funds to the USACE to expedite initial con-
         struction phase of the Project.
           “The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project is
         of critical importance for the Texas energy sector and for the
         nation’s move toward energy independence.  The Port of Cor-
         pus Christi has designated this project its number one prior-
         ity.  With the signing of this agreement its merit is proven
         as a national infrastructure priority as well,” said Charles
         W. Zahn, Chairman of the Port Corpus Christi Commission.
           The CC Ship Channel Improvement Project was initially
         authorized by Congress under the Water Resources Devel-
         opment Act  (WRDA)  of  2007. Congress  re-authorized  the
         CC Ship Channel Improvement Project in WRDA 2014, and
         reaffirmed its commitment to the Project under the WIIN
         2016 Act (Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Na-
         tion Act).
            “Our team has worked towards this momentous project
         for a very long time.  It feels great to have co-signed this
         important  agreement  with  Colonel  Zetterstrom  and  the   Do you want a
         U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  With our port’s accelerated
         funding we can get started on the deepening and widening   tool or do you
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         construction of the remaining phases for this nationally   want a toy?
         critical  infrastructure  project,”  said  Port  Corpus  Christi
         Executive Director John LaRue.                           When you face a tough job, you don’t
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         updating of partnership language by the USACE.  The PPA   the tool that works every day to finish the job — faster and
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         scale,  10t  model  of  an  F35  Lightning  II  jet  fighter,  which
         was hung at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle’s esplanade
         at this year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (REMT).
           The F35 featured alongside a Lynx Mk III helicopter and a
         CGI projection onto the castle walls of an aircraft taking off
         from the deck. The annual celebration of music and enter-
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