Search results for: Biloxi

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  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program will be underway soon at the Biloxi boat launch area, according to WLOX. The Parker’s Creek Boat Ramp off East Oaklawn Road will be closed for the dredging project starting Monday, April 20, said Harrison County Engineer Tech Andy Moseley. Moseley added that the ramp will be closed Monday through Friday evening, but it […]

  • 17 April 2012

    As wlox.com reports, work on the Biloxi Commercial Harbor has come to a halt. The work is at a standstill as the contractor awaits the results of dredge spoils testing by the Mississippi DEQ. Port Manager Frankie Duggan said they’re also awaiting the arrival of a “test pile” that’s part of the reconstruction project. “They’re […]

  • 30 June 2011

    The new owner of IP Casino is preparing to invest millions to put the barge on more solid footing while keeping the casino open.   More info: sunherald By MARY PEREZ [mappress] Source: sunherald, June 30, 2011

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seven major coastal restoration projects in Louisiana totaling more than half a billion dollars have been completed and paid for with settlement money resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Projects working their way toward construction this year or in years to come will use another $4.4 billion in settlement dollars. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has announced 10 new and supplemental restoration projects that will add approximately $37.8 million to the total being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This brings the total to approximately $508 million of restoration projects that have been announced. The announcement […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $9.3 million grant has been awarded to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to increase knowledge of the lower Mississippi River and how large-scale Coastal Master Plan projects will affect the ecosystem, navigation and economic activity. According to CPRA, the grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) will fund […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta organization said in their latest announcement that 2017 has been a busy year for coastal restoration in Louisiana. Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan passed unanimously and progress was made on several large-scale restoration projects. In their latest post, The Restore the Mississippi River Delta presented a few of the […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) held its monthly meeting in Belle Chasse in Plaquemines Parish and used the opportunity to spotlight billions of dollars in projects in the Southeast Louisiana region, and to report on innovative funding ideas being pursued to enable more Coastal Master Plan projects to get […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Biloxi, MS, said in its latest announcement that the dredging work is currently underway at Point Cadet Marina. This cleanup scheme is part of a $711,000, year-long project that includes deepening of the Sherman L. Canaan Back Bay Fishing Dock, and canals at Hiller Park and three areas north of the bay, […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Port of Gulfport Expansion Project (PGEP) for 30-day public and agency review. The FEIS presents the results of the USACE’s analysis of the environmental effects of the proposed project. If approved, the USACE determined that […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded two grants totaling approximately $7.5 million from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the Golden Triangle Marsh Creation ($3.2M) project and the Biloxi Marsh Living Shoreline ($4.3M) project under the RESTORE Act. These projects represent two out of seven […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dewberry, a Fairfax-headquartered engineering service company, has just announced that they will support dredge material reuse plan as part of a coastal Mississippi restoration project. Under the contract, Dewberry will provide master planning services to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to create or restore marsh habitat within the St. Louis Bay, Back Bay Biloxi and […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Phil Bryant addressed the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) at its meeting yesterday in Biloxi and announced several projects for the State of Mississippi, designed to help restore and protect the environment and economy of the state. “We continue to propose and implement projects to support the economic and natural resource recovery of […]

  • 1 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Machiavelli Ready for Action As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015.   Dredge Yard Delivers the Auger […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Louisiana dredging corporation – C.F. Bean, LLC (Bean) – pled guilty today to a criminal offense relating to the death of Biloxi mariner Mark Barhanovich, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Rear Admiral David R. Callahan, Commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District. Bean admitted improperly marking its dredge operation near Deer Island, […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday approved the following five projects for submission to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component of the RESTORE Act. – Golden Triangle Marsh Creation Project – a project to restore and protect wetland, fish, and wildlife habitat to help maintain landscape […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) Gulf States Counties and Parishes Annual Meeting was held on October 15, 2014, in Biloxi (Harrison County), Mississippi. The meeting focused on a number of key issues to counties including reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) bill and implementation issues, RESTORE Act status, local BP oil spill […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Signet Maritime Corporation has filed an application for a Permit with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Law Act. The applicant is proposing to maintenance dredge a portion of the Pascagoula River and an existing boat slip near 3802 Port River Road […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Jackson County Board of Supervisors has filed an application with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Law Act, Title 49, Chapter 27, Mississippi Code of 1972. The applicant is proposing to maintenance dredge an existing navigational channel within Simmons Bayou to a […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve are hosting a free workshop about updated Mississippi general permits on June 19, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Bolton State Office Building Auditorium, 1141 Bayview Ave., Biloxi. The workshop is designed to inform participants about applying for a general permit on the […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    As requested, the Corps of Engineers has extended the public review period for the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report for an additional 10 days, now ending September 6, 2012. This extension allows additional time for members of the public to submit comments regarding the restoration […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report, which describes the plan for restoration of areas affected by the MRGO navigation channel, is now available for a 30-day public review through Aug. 27, 2012. The final report, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]