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  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Bristol, Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with widening and stabilizing Coppermine Brook to improve flood damage prevention in Bristol, Conn. The City of Bristol, Department of Public Works, […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The State Department of Transportation, Harbors Division is proposing infrastructure improvements to Kawaihae Harbor. The purposes of the proposed actions are to: serve existing and future demand for harbor facilities; ensure adequate berth lengths and yard space to accommodate multiple users with varying operational needs; ensure safety of navigational and land operations; ensure compliance with […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has issued the statewide Connecticut General Permits for minimal impact projects. The Connecticut General Permits replace the prior statewide Connecticut General Permit, which expired on July 15, 2016, with a series of multiple General Permits (GPs) covering activity-specific categories. These GPs became effective on August 19, […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has agreed to accept funds from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in order to expedite the processing of MassDOT Department of Army permit applications. The agreement will expedite Corps review of permit applications submitted by MassDOT pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker of the U.S. Department of Commerce, requesting a meeting to discuss the Louisiana Congressional delegation’s concerns regarding the allocation of funds from the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s Channel to Victoria Middle Reach. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston District’s […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck yesterday joined Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, the Commissioner for NYC Parks, and Irene Scheid, the Executive Director at the Alley Pond Education Center, to mark progress of EPA-funded work to restore wetlands at Alley Pond, in Douglaston and Flushing, Queens. The EPA and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has selected Geosyntec Consultants to develop a web-based tool for statewide Watershed-Based Plans (WBPs). Geosyntec will create an interactive web-based tool to help users develop WBPs that meet the nine elements required by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). A completed WBP is a prerequisite for communities or local […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Congress last week passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The Energy and Waters […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In another move to assure Alaskans have more say about the use of their lands, Governor Sean Parnell submitted legislation authorizing the State of Alaska to assume primacy from the federal government to administer the regulatory program for managing certain wetlands. “Alaskans should have a bigger say over regulation of our land and water resources,” […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an informational session about its regulatory program on June 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dreamcatcher Bed and Breakfast in Craig, Alaska. This event should be particularly meaningful for landowners, contractors, businesses and others interested in the Corps’ regulatory responsibilities and services. Discussion topics will […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie. The Ohio EPA has responsibility under the Federal Clean Water Act to certify whether proposed discharge […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following extensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review, the Northwestern Division Commander, Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon, signed a Finding of Navigability Determination for the Salmon River, from River Mile (RM) 0 to RM 259. This decision is consistent with other long-established determinations made by the State of Idaho (1980) and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Long Beach (CA) announced few days ago that ribbon cutting celebration planned for the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project will take place at 9:30 am, on Saturday, May 20. “We’ve made major strides improving the Colorado Lagoon over the past few years and these latest enhancements will help return the Lagoon back to […]

  • 13 November 2013

    The Town of Falmouth, Mass., is proposing to expand on its plans for comprehensive dredging and beach nourishment that was permitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District on Dec. 20, 2012 (file number NAE 2010-145). This additional work would dredge about 28,000 square feet in Green Pond Channel with beach nourishment […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pharmacia and Upjohn Company, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with a soil cleanup project in North Haven, Conn. The proposed project by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company, LLC involves the cleanup of a contaminated site […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal, LLC, to construct an oil export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. Comments will be accepted until August 1, 2015. In February 2014, the U.S. Army […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has reissued its Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing 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 new NWPs took effect March 19, 2012 replacing the existing […]

  • 19 July 2013

    The 7th Circuit upheld the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision allowing the destruction of wetlands for a section of Interstate 69 in Indiana. The Clean Water Act authorizes the Corps to issue permits “for the discharge of dredged or fill material into the navigable waters” of the United States. However, the law says a permit […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, met with Secretary Penny Pritzker of the U.S. Department of Commerce to discuss his concerns regarding the allocation of funds from the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus confirmed Senator Mary Landrieu as chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. National and local conservation organizations committed to Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana – […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The local government units of La Trinidad and Baguo City are scouting for adopters of the Balili River System for its sustained revitalization and rehabilitation. Recently designated as Water Quality Management Area (WQMA) by the Environment and Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the river system is targeted to regain its […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of the […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has ended The Conservation Fund’s in lieu fee program as an option for permit applicants’ use in meeting compensatory mitigation requirements for proposed project impacts. The Alaska District explained in a letter to the organization that due to the fund’s failure to fulfill the compensatory mitigation obligations […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pike Industries Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with expanding the Hooksett Crushed Stone Quarry in Hooksett, New Hampshire. Pike Industries, Inc. proposes to discharge fill material into waters and wetlands in conjunction with the […]