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  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public review and comment on the updated shoreline programs. The city of Republic and the county worked together to update their shoreline programs, which were originally developed […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to preserve and protect more than 225 miles of shoreline along rivers in Walla Walla County, several cities joined the county to update their shoreline programs. Prescott, Waitsburg, Walla Walla and Walla Walla County participated in a regional planning process to update their shoreline programs. They individually submitted their updated programs to […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Public comment is sought on a limited amendment to Clark County’s shoreline master program. The county’s plan was updated in 2012. These minor changes will affect how Clark County administers its shoreline master program. Amendments clarify the definition for dredging and correct inconsistencies related to dredging in wetlands and for restoration. Non-water-oriented commercial uses will […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Survey work is making progress in Dyke Marsh this week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The USACE’s Baltimore District and the National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway, are working on the project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Fairfax […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage five-and-a-half miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers within the city of Wenatchee has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 330 miles of shoreline, including portions of the Columbia and Yakima rivers, in Benton County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses and protect people’s access to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has denied a water quality permit sought by Millennium Bulk Terminals to construct and operate the largest coal export terminal in North America. Ecology denied the permit because the coal export terminal near Longview would have caused significant and unavoidable harm to nine environmental areas: air quality, vehicle traffic, vessel traffic, rail capacity, rail […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District has received a joint application from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding for the James River dredge permit modification. The applicant proposes to modify its existing dredge permit that standardized dredge depths to include a new wharf and 400’ x 3,700’ channel at its Joint Manufacturing […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive $7.9 million in federal funding that will be used for maintenance of the locks, dams and levees on the Ouachita River. While approximately $2 million more is needed for ongoing maintenance efforts, the latest funding is a major milestone. Working together, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, Ouachita River Valley […]

  • 8 August 2012

    With the release of an economic impact assessment, Delta has taken another step forward in its efforts to get federal funding to dredge the Fraser River. Councilor Ian Paton stated: “Hopefully this will shake a few people up and get the job done.” According to delta-optimist.com, the silt buildup in the secondary channels of the […]

  • 12 March 2012

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and David O’Neill of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) joined Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton of the District of Columbia at Marvin Gaye Park to announce the creation of The Anacostia River Revitalization Fund. The fund, which will invest $1 million in […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will start construction later this summer or early fall on Segment 2 of the Portage Canal, located in the City of Portage. Dredging of the nearly three-quarter mile long portion of the Portage Canal was delayed earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic which prevented the necessary on-site […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Based on a review of hydrogeologic information from the SEACO plant site, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has determined that contamination in the groundwater at the site will not impact the Congaree River. Also, a DHEC review of current monitoring data from the Congaree River shows there are no detectable levels […]

  • 26 January 2012

    In a unanimous vote on Wednesday, 111 members of the South Carolina House of Representatives rebuked Gov. Nikki Haley and the SCDHEC Board, which supported a permit allowing the State of Georgia to dredge the Savannah River to deepen port facilities in Savannah. A bipartisan bill sponsored by Charleston Reps. Leon Stavrinakis (D) and Jim […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    John Duncan, the Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at nine small craft harbors in British Columbia.  This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “The commercial fishing industry provides […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District leaders met with Southeast Texas and South Texas Congressional members in the District of Columbia earlier this month, during Texas Water Days. Members received updates on the Buffalo Bayou Tributary and Resiliency Study’s upcoming public meetings scheduled for late April and early May. This study explores a […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    While others build gleaming edifices, sleek vessels, flashy vehicles or exquisite sculptures, the Dredged Material Management Office fashions scrupulously crafted, durable relationships and sensible consensus, turning bad-news misconceptions into a quarter-century of good-news sustainable performance. It’s a beautiful trade-off when one person’s discarded sediment becomes another creature’s beach nourishment or enhanced habitat for fish and […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with planned dredging of problem sediment areas in the lower Snake River on or about January 12, as a result of a favorable ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle. In a lawsuit filed by a coalition of environmental groups […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 5 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 30-February 5, 2017).   DBL Inaugurates New Dredgers Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats.   Governor Scott Announces $15M for […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project in Vancouver (BC). According to the release, work in the water around Centerm continues. In February, the crews will demolish both the old grain elevator by Columbia Containers and the equipment shed at Ballantyne Pier. […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw 2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Thordon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system. The previous oil lubricated system had many issues – frequent maintenance of aft seals, water ingress contaminating the lubricating oil and unplanned drydockings. The vessel had its first […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Proposed Plan to clean up the in-water portion of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, an industrial waterway covering approximately 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River, from Broadway Bridge to the Columbia Slough. EPA proposes to dredge and cap the most contaminated sediment throughout the 10-mile stretch […]