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  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure yesterday approved several bills related to the regulation of the Nation’s waters – legislation to provide greater regulatory certainty, protect and maintain the balanced federal-state regulatory partnership, and prevent overreach by the federal government. The following measures were approved during yesterday’s markup: The Waters of the United States Regulatory […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Stone Energy Corporation will restore streams damaged by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredged or fill material in Wetzel County, West Virginia. The alleged violations of the Clean Water Act occurred during construction of two Marcellus Shale well pads and access roads. Without first obtaining the […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached a settlement with Trans Energy Inc., requiring the oil and gas company to restore portions of streams and wetlands at 15 sites in West Virginia polluted by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredge […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent to the White House a final, new clean water guidance meant to protect rivers, streams, and wetlands from pollution, restoring Clean Water Act safeguards that were in place for decades but recently placed in jeopardy. The following statement is from Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen, commending the EPA and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2012

    With Congress considering drastic cuts to national clean water protections, and rivers nationwide facing threats from natural gas drilling, pollution, and new dams, American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®. American Rivers named the Potomac River, known as ‘the nation’s river’ as it flows through the capital, the most endangered […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Grace F. Napolitano was elected unanimously yesterday to serve as Ranking Member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. “We look to continue working on a bipartisan basis to fix our nation’s crumbling water infrastructure and secure a reliable water system for the 21st Century,” Napolitano said. “Which is why […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) are partnering on this Earth Day to remind private, public and commercial land owners that permits are required if wetlands and/or streams may be impacted during a project. “With construction season here and many residents currently experiencing flooding, it […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deepwater Wind’s proposal to build a five-turbine wind farm in waters off Block Island has received its first permits. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) issued Deepwater Wind Water Quality Certificates, deeming the Block Island Wind Farm and Transmission System in compliance with state water quality regulations and the Clean Water Act. These […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with the Saratoga Springs Owners Association, Inc. (SSOA) and Cross Marine Projects, Inc. (Defendants) resolving alleged unpermitted dredge and fill activities and damages to wetlands at a Utah Lake marina facility in Utah County, Utah. Under the terms of a consent decree in the Federal District […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To allow for wider public input, the Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the public comment period regarding Clean Water Act (CWA) compliance for the proposed Snake River dredging and in-water disposal action. The proposed action will be accomplished consistent with the associated draft Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking grant applications for water quality projects that restore and protect Michigan’s wetlands, lakes and streams. About $2.6 million from state and federal funding is available, and units of government, nonprofit organizations and universities are eligible to apply. The funding opportunities include: • Federal Clean Water Act, Section […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has denied a Department of the Army permit application, requested by the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners, to construct a county park with boat access to the Gulf of Mexico. If constructed, the proposed project, called SunWest County Park, would have impacted nearly four acres of […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ELIS SEIS Public meeting scheduled for today in New York has been postponed due to the recovery efforts in Long Island. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jointly regulate dredged material disposal under federal authorities provided by section 404 of the Clean Water Act and section 103 […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week released for public comment a draft scientific study of the Bristol Bay watershed and its natural resources. EPA’s report responds to growing interest in large-scale mining in the watershed from a number of stakeholders and local communities with a range of views and will lead to a better […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announced it will close its Regulatory offices due to the absence of available federal funding. Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications (PCNs) for nationwide permit (NWP) or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel C. Koprowski, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has signed new documents which detail proposed improvements and modifications to the Diversion Project. The documents update the Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA), which focused on the proposed changes to the project since the completion of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project, near Appleton, Minnesota. The Corps is seeking input on recent revisions to the project design pertaining to fill activities involving public waters. Specifically, the updated changes require the use of temporary fill material being placed in […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public hearing at Burke Lakefront Airport (West Concourse), 1501 North Marginal Road, Cleveland, today, from 5:15 – 9 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make verbal comments in person for the official record regarding the […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has prepared a Section 404 evaluation, in compliance with the Clean Water Act, in order to perform streambank stabilization work on the Eau Galle River, downstream of the Eau Galle Dam in Spring Valley, Wis. The public notice is available for public comments. Approximately 440 feet […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, will host an informational open house about its regulatory program in Kodiak. The event is scheduled to take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 11th in the Alaska meeting room at the Kodiak Public Library. USACE Regulatory Division representatives will be available to answer permitting questions […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Charleston Harbor shouldn’t be deepened until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers demonstrates that it’s the best choice, say Coastal Conservation League and the Southern Environmental Law Center. The existing Georgia Port on the Savannah River is proposing dredging 38 miles along the channel, from the ocean into the existing port. This deepening project may […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require that the proposed Rahway Arch Project go through a permit review under the Clean Water Act and ultimately reject the project during this process. New Jersey’s $15 million proposed Rahway Arch soil recycling project involves millions […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to suspend the existing general permits in each of the six New England states and issue the New England General Permits (NE GPs) to authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has reinstated three programmatic general permits in the state of Florida, effective immediately. The permits had previously been issued to the state of Florida, Miami-Dade County and the city of Cape Coral for minor projects with minimal impacts to aquatic resources. They were suspended in early October […]