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  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Volga Lake in Fayette County can attend a meeting Oct. 17. Citizens are encouraged to bring questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Volga Lake is on the state’s list of impaired waters for high levels […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Little River Lake in Decatur County can attend a meeting Oct. 23. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Little River Lake is on the state’s list of impaired waters […]

  • 26 February 2013

    State Rep. Al Pscholka and state Sen. John Proos announce that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Emergency Dredging Plan includes a proposed $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin Marina harbor, $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina and $436,050 for the South Haven Municipal Marina. The DNR 2013 Emergency Dredging Initiative […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new general permit that streamlines approvals for small-scale dredging in the state’s lakes, rivers and streams has been finalized after a public comment period and is now available for applications, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said in its latest release.  DNR received and considered over 700 comments related to the draft general permit […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $10.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to improve public boating access and navigation throughout the state. Passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed by Governor Larry Hogan, this critical funding will go toward 49 projects in 18 counties from Allegany to Worcester. “Through this grant program, we are […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to improve navigation and boat access, Door County officials have proposed to dredge the harbor and entrance channel at Chaudoir’s Dock County Park in Door County. A public meeting on the proposed disposal of the dredged material from the harbor will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Cherryland Airport, 3538 […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new general permit that streamlines approvals for small scale dredging in the Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers and streams has been drafted and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on the language. The public comment period on the general permit runs until the close of business March 3, 2017. The proposed […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) to deny a permit for the FM Area Diversion Project and to direct legal counsel to explore all other legal actions. The BRRWD voted 3-3 on the permit application June 24, 2019 at which time […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting on the use of non-hazardous dredged material at a closed unlicensed city of Cumberland landfill will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., on February 9, 2016, in Cumberland, WI. The city of Cumberland has requested approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to use dredged material as cover soil and berm […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oman Creek boating access site, located on Lake Superior at Little Girls Point, will be closed through Thursday June 13, while an engineering firm conducts offshore soil borings, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said in its latest release.  “This work is part of a site improvement project that is aimed at providing […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With current water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron at all-time lows – and levels in lakes Michigan, Huron and St. Clair expected to continue dropping – the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) has adopted an emergency dredging plan that will provide zero-match grant funding opportunities […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio has created a successful way to separate the clean, usable sand from the silts, fines and toxins dredged from the Cuyahoga River. “Instead of throwing a valuable resource away, sand is being used to support Ohio’s economy through jobs in the construction industry and infrastructure improvements,” the Ohio DNR Office of Coastal Management said […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final Fountain Lake dredging permit request came back from the Department of Natural Resources with a smaller-scale project approved than the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) requested, the district said in their latest release.  The district requested permit for the removal of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of dredged sediment in the first phase […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is cleaning dozens of Iowa lakes this summer as part of its ongoing lake restoration program. The Iowa DNR has selected 35 Iowa lakes and watersheds for restoration with the goals of improved water quality, a balanced aquatic community and improved fishing and swimming. Their 2013 report stated that […]

  • 2 August 2011

    Green Lake has a unique opportunity — supported by the DNR — to create a beautiful new wharf and lakefront in downtown Green Lake.   (riponpress) [mappress] Source: riponpress, August 2, 2011

  • 2 December 2010

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Waterway Improvement Fund has approved a project at Wicomico County’s Nanticoke Harbor… [mappress] Source: wgmd, December 3, 2010;

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new public boat ramp at 64th Street in Ocean City, MD, was officially opened earlier this week, according to the city’s latest announcement.  The opening ceremony took place on May 1 after an ambitious construction schedule with a target date for completion before the start of the summer season, The Maryland Coast Dispatch reports. This very […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Kent Park Lake in Johnson County can attend a meeting on August 28. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Kent Park Lake is on the state’s list of impaired […]

  • 12 July 2010

    The DNR is asking for residential input on a proposal to use river sediment at the Lincoln County landfill…   [mappress] Source: wsau, July 13, 2010;

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management project. The Final SEIS describes the potential environmental and social effects of the revised Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project, known as Plan B. The DNR received 107 comment submittals on the Draft SEIS, which […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources, residents of Little Wall Lake and Hamilton County Conservation Board members met in Des Moines on Tuesday in an effort to advance the management plan of the 256-acre lake. The two sides have been at odds over the lake’s water level management. As a shallow lake, the DNR statewide […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    It took cooperative efforts to contain and recover oil leaked from a dredger in the Storm Lake marina area Thursday, announced Iowa Department of Natural Resources. City of Storm Lake staff discovered the leak about 7 a.m. About 10 to 20 gallons of vegetable-based hydraulic oil leaked from the dredger overnight. Workers shut off an under-water […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredged materials located on the property of Pershing Park Boat Launch Basin in the city of Racine are to be removed and placed in Belle Harbor Marina, announced dnr.wi.gov. The new location also lies within the city and is owned by Racine County. The project to transport the dredged materials between the two properties is […]

  • 30 January 2014

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that an agreement has been reached on an in-lieu fee program between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The in-lieu fee program will help to offset losses by providing an alternative means of compensatory mitigation in addition to mitigation bank credits. Louisiana […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The long-awaited cleanup and restoration of Menekaunee Harbor just got a big boost with news of a $5 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, officials said. The City of Marinette and the Department of Natural Resources are partners in the efforts to restore this historic harbor, once home to commercial fishing fleets. Much […]

  • 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 […]