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  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is about to host public hearing regarding open lake placement of dredged sediment from Cleveland Harbor.  USACE will hold the hearing on Tuesday, February 17th 2015, at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland from 5:15 – 9p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public has two more opportunities to comment on water quality aspects of a proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging action in the lower Snake River. This is in addition to the current public comment period that began Dec. 21 and ends March 26 for the Corps’ Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District has received an information submittal from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters, associated with the proposed US 70 Improvements in Wake and Durham Counties. The Corps of […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has invited the public to submit written comments on a proposed Section 401 water quality certification for the Port of Port Orford maintenance dredging project in Curry County. According to an official announcement, the applicant proposes to use a suction pump to dredge approximately 7,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), will testify today at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard. The hearing, “Revisiting the RESTORE Act: Progress and Challenges in Gulf Restoration Post-Deepwater Horizon,” will examine […]

  • 23 April 2012

      The Port of Los Angeles welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Thursday as part of her visit to Los Angeles to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the EPA’s Clean Water Act. During her visit to the Port, she observed fifth-grade students aboard a “floating environmental science […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will seek public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal, LLC, to construct an export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. In February 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, received an application from […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released for public review an environmental assessment (EA) for the purpose of beach renourishment activities in the Buxton area of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Dare County has requested a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit from the USACE for the associated […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A settlement agreement reached last week between the Army Corps of Engineers and Northwest Alloys, Inc., resolves a past permit violation in Longview with a planned purchase of wetland bank credits to make up for wetland impacts from an unauthorized mechanical clearing at a site along the Washington side of the Columbia River. The property […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has announced a final agreement with the Clark County over unpermitted discharges of dredged material into the Laughlin Lagoon. The lagoon is a part of the Colorado River, in southern Nevada. Under the terms of the settlement, Clark County will implement wetlands conservation and mitigation measures at the lagoon. “The Colorado River […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, last week published a public notice for the proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion project. The permit applicant proposes to expand existing port facilities (and associated dredging) to accommodate additional demand for deep-water cargo service in the Port Tampa Bay area. Since the proposed work includes impacts to […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The draft document is available for public review and comment through April 8, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has issued a Public Notice concerning an application by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) for a Department of the Army permit to conduct restoration activities on 11 lakes and water bodies in the FWC’s North Central Region. The Army Corps of Engineers regulates these […]

  • 8 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The document is available for public review and comment through August 5, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a Department […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from the City of Grafton for the proposed Grafton Flood Risk Reduction Project. The application is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act which regulates the discharge of dredged or fill material in waters of the […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has invited the public to attend an information session about its regulatory program on June 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room at City Hall Assembly Chambers in Skagway, Alaska. During the open house, Corps representatives will give a presentation about the Corps’ […]

  • 16 February 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced yesterday revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.  The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As recreation season approaches, landowners adjacent to the Missouri River, including Lake Sakakawea and Lake Oahe, are reminded that obtaining a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is required for any activity in or affecting the Missouri River system. Types of activities that require permits include, but are not limited to: boat docks, […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has updated its assessment of the health of Washington’s marine waters and sediment quality, and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency has given its nod of approval. The assessment, which is required by the Clean Water Act, is the state’s latest list of polluted waters plus a status of water quality. […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will hold an open house on Dec. 4, 2013 in Concord, Mass., to discuss the proposed New England General Permit (NE GP) that would authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Notice of Intent to Sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. Johns River from a […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Riverkeeper submitted a Notice of Intent to Sue (NOIS) the New York State Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors and one of its contractors under the Clean Water Act for violating two key conditions of the Thruway Authority’s Section 401 Water Quality Certification, issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for construction […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has extended the public comment period until Feb. 10, 2013 for those who want to submit comments on the Deepwater Wind proposal to construct five wind turbine generators and do other work off the southeast coast of Block Island, Rhode Island. In response to additional requests […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District initiated use of the new Louisiana Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (LRAM) in February 2016 as part of a yearlong interim evaluation and is now seeking public feedback. “Feedback will be used to make any additions, updates, corrections or clarifications to LRAM,” said Martin Mayer, Regulatory chief, […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American Farmland Trust announced Larry Werries, former Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, will be the Watershed Coordinator for a new outreach program to farmers designed to reduce sediments and nutrient runoff in the Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois. “The Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed is considered an impaired watershed under […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (MBCC) approved $61.3 million in funding to protect, restore and enhance more than 205,000 acres of wetlands and associated uplands in the United States, Canada and Mexico. “Conservation of our nation’s wetlands is critical to protecting our wildlife, watersheds, coastal communities and important economic activities,” said Secretary of the Interior […]