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  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    SCAPE, a NYC based landscape architecture and urban design studio, is working with the City of Boston on a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston’s waterfront to guide open space investments toward more resilient and accessible communities.  Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the plan in his annual speech to the Greater Boston […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boston Harbor Now will hold their Harbor Use Public Forum later this month, a conversation focused entirely on the future of Boston’s working port.  Jill Valdes Horwood, Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy will present the latest report produced by the planning and policy team: Recommendations for the Future of Boston’s Working Waterfront(2019). During the meeting, the […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New information about the Boston Barrier is being launched by the Environment Agency at a series of events starting in November. The information includes a new computer animated video showing the latest design changes and the tidal flood defense scheme in more detail than ever before. There will also be a public consultation looking at […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently released a video about the £92.3 million Boston Barrier project being developed in Boston on the east coast of Lincolnshire and how residents have been involved in the tidal flood defense scheme to date. The Boston Barrier project comes as a partnership between the Environment Agency, Lincolnshire County Council, Boston Borough Council […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two days ago, the Port of Boston announced its full backing of the proposed Boston Barrier and has formally withdrawn its objection to the Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application made by the Environment Agency in August 2016. This comes after extensive discussions between the Environment Agency and the port around the proposed Transport […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Deval Patrick applauded the signing by President Barack Obama of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill that provides federal funds to support the $310 million Boston Harbor Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, dredging Boston Harbor will double volumes at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a £90 million tidal defense barrier that will protect 20,000 homes in Boston for over 100 years. Following severe storms in December 2013, the east coast endured the most significant tidal surge in 60 years. This affected many coastal towns and communities. In Boston, Lincolnshire, over 800 houses were flooded across […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) yesterday officially praised Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch and Michael Capuano for the hard work they put into securing that the $310 million Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project was included in the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The reception was organized on Monday at the […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will today ask the Secretary of State to grant powers to construct and operate the Boston Barrier through a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO). The Boston Barrier scheme is part of a phased approach to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to approximately 14,300 properties in Boston over the next 100 […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released earlier this week by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts. According to the University of Massachusetts Boston’s latest announcement, the analysis found […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The inclusion of the $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) received support from the Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey, Elizabeth Warren, Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch. The funding for the Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to deepen the Harbor’s main navigation channels […]

  • 27 October 2011

    The city of Quincy is close to an agreement with a partnership formed to develop an old shoreline site into a new home for South Shore lobst… More info: boston By Robert Knox [mappress] Source: boston, October 27, 2011

  • 21 October 2010

    A four-year effort to bring commuter ferry service to Lynn is picking up steam following a recent state funding award. The Massachusetts … By John Laidler (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, October 22, 2010;

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    NSTAR Electric Company, doing business as Eversource Energy Company, and the Harbor Electric Energy Company (HEEC), are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in the waters of South Boston, Massachusetts. Work is proposed in the Reserved Channel and Boston Harbor starting approximately 200 feet to […]

  • 7 December 2010

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a complaint alleging that a dredging company improperly dumped sediment from a … By Jessica Bartlett (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, December 7, 2010;

  • 29 September 2011

    Hingham officials gave support to the Harbor Task Force to solicit the state for $370,000 for engineering and permitting plans to upgrade…   By Jessica Bartlett (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, September 29, 2011;

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced last week that the last pile of excavated contaminated soil was removed from its construction site in Everett.  The ‘bottoming out’ of this $2.4 billion project marks the completion of one of the largest and most complex urban construction […]

  • 31 July 2011

    The Newton Conservation Commission last night voted to accept a plan by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to dredge mounds of soil… By Dan Adams (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, July 31, 2011;

  • 29 September 2011

    US Representative William Keating is making the rounds in the South Shore and Cape this week with one pressing thing on his mind: jobs…   By Jessica Bartlett (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, September 29, 2011;

  • 17 March 2011

    Preliminary work will begin by month’s end on a project to address flooding issues from the Muddy River, which runs from the Charles…   By Matt Rocheleau (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, March 17, 2011    

  • 30 June 2011

    Federal cleanup crews in protective gear are scheduled to start digging up contaminated soil from yards in a residential Milton neighborhood…   More info: boston By Johanna Seltz [mappress] Source: boston, June 30, 2011

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defense, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding. Work is already underway to dredge more than 5,000 cubic meters of silt from the Boston Haven to make way […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 4 April 2011

    To examine the mile-long interconnecting sea walls along Winthrop Beach, one has to traverse a handicapped-access ramp that was sheared in…   By Steven A. Rosenberg (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, April 4, 2011    

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $4.1 billion capital spending plan, introduced by the Baker-Polito administration last week, includes $35 million for the Boston Harbor dredging program. The collaborative plan addresses the needs of communities and public sector agencies across state government and invests the taxpayers’ money prudently across several essential areas while responsibly managing the Commonwealth’s debt. “Communities in every […]