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  • 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 […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Daniel H. Schulman 2012 Trust and Jennie A. Kassanoff 2012 Trust are 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 excavating sediment in Sodem Pond in Tyringham, Mass. The permit applicants are proposing excavating accumulated sediment from the […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest private environmental restoration project in the Bay Area reached a major milestone this week with the breaching of a levee that will allow the San Francisco Bay to expand northward, restoring marshland and wildlife while also providing protection against sea-level rise. As several hundred people looked on October 25, an earthmover toppled a […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a permit application from the Seattle Department of Transportation to repair and replace 7,112 linear feet of seawall from S. Washington Street to Broad Street along the Seattle Waterfront abutting Elliott Bay in two phases. The replacement seawall would be constructed 10 to 15 feet […]

  • 9 February 2011

    The town of Orleans has proposed a change in its permit request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with beach nourishment on Skaket Beach in Orleans, Mass. The applicant has proposed a change to the location of the sediment borrow site. All other details described in […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have reached a settlement agreement over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act related to two dredge and fill operations conducted by USACE in the Los Angeles River and its tributaries. The alleged violations took place between 2011 and […]

  • 10 July 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., yesterday celebrated the passage and signing of the RESTORE Act with a five-stop coastal Louisiana tour to highlight the positive impacts of the new law on the state’s parishes and local communities. The RESTORE Act, which was introduced by Sen. Landrieu and will dedicate 80 percent of BP penalties […]

  • 17 February 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Conway Community Swimming Pool, 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 maintaining a pool facility and doing other work in Conway, Mass. Conway Community Swimming Pool, Inc. is proposing to discharge dredged and/or fill material […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The town of Bennington 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 removing a dam; protecting a water main., and stabilizing a riverbank in Bennington, Vermont. The town of Bennington proposes to place fill material in the […]

  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $49,220.82 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Houston Ship Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze and evaluate shoal material […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday briefed officials from a variety of local, state, and federal agencies regarding a draft initial operations plan for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has reissued the statewide New Hampshire Programmatic General Permit (PGP) for minimal-impact activities in U.S. waters within the state of New Hampshire. The previous PGP expired on June 28, 2012. The New Hampshire PGP continues the expedited review process for activities in Corps jurisdiction under Section […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting statements of interest from organizations interested in hosting the New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program (June 26, 2013, New York City). The Harbor & Estuary Program, which has worked to protect and restore waterways throughout the New York-New Jersey Harbor for over 25 years, is currently located […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Waterfront Magee, 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 constructing a boatyard and boat rack storage facility and performing other work in Stamford, Conn. Waterfront Magee, LLC is proposing a project called Stamford Boat Works […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter was named to the legislative conference committee to finalize the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version of the bill. “As a leading Republican […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Last week, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the national nonprofit trade association for the dredging industry, sent a letter to House leadership in support of the RESTORE Act – legislation that would ensure that oil spill fines are used for gulf restoration. “The RESTORE Act appropriately allocates 80 percent of the Clean Water Act […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Melville Associates, LP is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a commercial waterfront recreational facility in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The applicant proposes to construct and maintain a commercial waterfront recreational facility consisting of 887 slips in […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) on Wednesday praised passage of the “Water Resources Development Act of 2013” (S. 601) by the U.S. Senate. The bill, which passed by a vote of 83-14, supports the development of water-related resources and authorizes the Secretary of the Army to construct projects for improving U.S. rivers and harbors. Senator […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal to stabilize the bank of the Sandusky River in Upper Sandusky. The meeting will be held at Upper Sandusky Council Chambers, 119 North 7th St. The city plans to stabilize the river bank near […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    City Line Distributors are 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 a storage facility in West Haven, Conn. City Line Distributors is proposing the placement of approximately 36,450 square feet of fill material into a fresh […]

  • 20 February 2012

    NSTAR Electric Company 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 transmission system improvements in southeastern Massachusetts. NSTAR is proposing to place fill material within wetlands and waterways in conjunction with improvements to its transmission system. The […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Defend H2O, a Sag Harbor-based environmental group, said in its latest release that they plan to sue the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County and other entities over a dredging project on the environmentally sensitive Carmans River. Defend H2O has provided formal Notice of Intent to Sue the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, Central Pine Barrens […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    United States District Court Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This ruling means that BP faces penalties of up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled, maximizing the money that will be returned to Gulf Coast […]

  • 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 […]