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  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through April 18 on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for the Kingsbury–Grassy Point Habitat Restoration Project. The Kingsbury Bay–Grassy Point project sites are located at the upper end of the Duluth-Superior Port in the St. Louis River Estuary. The DNR proposes to mitigate contaminated sediments, […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a true measure of bipartisan and bicameral teamwork, state Sen. Tom Casperson, (R-Escanaba) and Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) have worked together to secure funding to dredge the Marquette Harbor. Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation last week to spend $21 million on emergency dredging of 58 harbors, including ten marinas in the Upper Peninsula: the […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency shoreline project will get underway Monday, August 5, to protect the main entry road on the east end of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park from erosion aggravated by high Lake Superior water levels and storm damage.  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Ontonagon County Road Commission have teamed up to protect County […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is committed to pursuing permanent flood risk management for the communities of Moorhead, Minnesota, and Fargo, Harwood, Horace and West Fargo, North Dakota and is anticipating awarding its first contract for the project later this month. The contract to be awarded will build the diversion inlet, […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will use a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the work of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, fund three significant local projects and continue the program’s quarterly Short Term Action Request (STAR) grants. Project funding includes: Shore Protection Structure Assessment. The […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Across the state, lakes operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, are kept at winter pool level – lower than normal, to allow more room for storing water when the Spring rains arrive. At Burnsville Lake in Burnsville, West Virginia, crews have been taking advantage of the lower levels to get ready […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $13.8 million cleanup of Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin, part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. According to EPA, work will be funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), the City of Superior and […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, the newly-elected state senate district representative, and new chair of the Senate Resources Committee, may have uncovered a solution to allow dredging to take place in certain flood-prone streams and creek beds, and thus significantly help the Seward area’s flood prevention efforts. The issue came up during the first town hall […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance kicked off an environmental restoration project with a meeting in Red Wing, Minnesota, on June 5.  The project will utilize material dredged by the district in Pool 4 to create islands at the head of Lake Pepin. The islands will […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Three Southwest Michigan harbors are scheduled to receive an emergency dredging program, reports wsjm.com. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Emergency Dredging Plan, worth around US$1.5 million, includes: – $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina dredging; – $436,000 for the South Haven Municipal Marina dredging; – $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new wetland general permit that allows the city of Superior to continue a streamlined permitting process for development that has the potential to affect eligible wetlands is the subject of an environmental assessment and public comment period open through Dec. 17. The proposed wetland general permit is triggered by the state’s 2012 wetland law […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rock Island District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) intends to partner with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IA DNR) on a feasibility study identifying and investigating ecosystem restoration opportuinities within Pool 14. The proposed study is located between river mile 513.0-515.5 in […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host a meeting on the Corps’ draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project on September 13. The meeting, to be organized in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will take place at the Courtyard […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eight Indiana counties will be able to address sediment problems in lakes and rivers, thanks to $617,500 in grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program, DNR said in its latest announcement.  LARE grants are administered through DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. Division director, Mark Reiter, said […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, is hosting an open house in Red Wing, Minnesota, April 4, to discuss a habitat improvement study in and around Pierce County Islands and the Head of Lake Pepin in Upper Pool 4 of the Mississippi River.  […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced yesterday the start of maintenance dredging of the sediment trap at Dog Leg Canal located within the Attakapas Island Wildlife Management Area in St. Mary Parish. Funding for the water management and dredging project is through DNR’s Atchafalaya Basin Program at an estimated total cost of $220,523. […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun a coastal resiliency project at Assateague State Park, aimed at reducing shoreline erosion. The park improvement project will occur on a tidal marsh area located on the west side of the Verrazano Bridge, adjacent to the park’s boat ramp and fishing pier. The project seeks to construct a […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wisconsin’s waters are benefiting from the hard work of public and private partners, with the latest progress coming on the Sheboygan River. Thanks to four major dredging projects coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many partners, the first and most challenging of nine beneficial use impairments for […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Dog Leg Canal in the Atchafalaya Basin has been completed, announced officials with the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) yesterday. The project was a water maintenance project included in the department’s Atchafalaya Basin Program. Dog Leg Canal is located within the Attakapas Island Wildlife Management Area in St. Mary Parish. DNR […]

  • 19 November 2012

    With upgrades that include a larger ramp and pier, and a repaved parking area, boaters in Talbot County may have noticed that the landing at Oak Creek received a major makeover. The Talbot County Department of Public Works, with help from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Services, successfully renovated the boat launch […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Court Judge John A. Tunheim has modified the injunction to allow all requested construction to proceed on the FM Area Diversion Project. The project is designed to protect the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo metro area during times of extreme flooding. The scheme is aimed to prevent catastrophic flooding with a few major components. The ruling […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality have announced a public meeting Monday, April 20, in Saugatuck, Michigan, to present and discuss Kalamazoo Lake and River dredging windows that protect lake sturgeon – a state threatened species. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Saugatuck Township Hall, located at […]

  • 22 April 2013

    Iowa State University will place monitoring equipment in Storm Lake to collect information on how wind and lake depth impact resuspension of lake bottom sediment as part of an ongoing water quality study. The equipment will be below the water surface and marked by hazard buoys at three locations. Officials are asking the public to […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Paul Muxlow announced his support and optimism at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan which includes more than $1.5 million of funding for Blue Water and Huron lakeshore harbors. The plan includes a proposal of Grants-in-Aid of $71,995 each for the Port Huron River Street and Fort Street […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. Doug Burgum yesterday stressed the critical importance of securing permanent protection against catastrophic flooding for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, urging officials to build on the momentum of the F-M Area Flood Diversion Task Force after the group concluded its fifth and final meeting. Burgum expressed deep gratitude to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the […]