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  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The water level behind the Rochester Dam on the Fox River in the village of Rochester, Racine County, will be lowered for the 2014-2015 fall and winter season in order to complete proposed dredging in Wind Lake and Goose Lake Branch Canals. The controlled drawdown will begin on or about October 1, 2014, and the […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A City of Tybee coastal project, aimed to repair damage to the dune system caused by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma and to protect this area in Georgia against future storm surge, is moving forward according to schedule.  “The first phase of our dune construction project is approaching completion. We received $5,000,000 grant to rebuild our […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident stemming from a dredging operation resulted in about two gallons of oil getting into Storm Lake two days ago. Dredge crews, the City of Storm Lake and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were able to contain and clean up the oil spill on Sunday afternoon. The contract operator of the dredging operation, […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Aric Nesbit applauded the state’s 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, which includes funding for South Haven Municipal Marina. The $21 million plan, released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources(DNR), includes funding for a $436,000 project to enhance water levels at the South Haven Marina. “Our lakeshore communities are expected to experience record low […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator John Hoeven recently spoke with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director Russ Vought, urging for the inclusion of the Red River Valley’s flood protection project in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget request. The senator stressed the significance of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issuing a permit for the […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on an extensive habitat restoration project will take place this summer in the St. Louis River estuary, where the river enters Lake Superior. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public open house in May to share information about the Kingsbury Bay/Grassy Point habitat restoration project, whose construction is set […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and cleanup of a nearly three-quarter mile section of the Portage Canal is moving ahead with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources providing $4.3 million to cover the cost of the work. “In the spirit of Gov. Evers’ declaring 2019 the Year of Clean Drinking Water, the DNR is committed to cleaning up contaminated […]

  • 13 June 2012

    According to thenorthwestern.com, the crews will begin to dredge Sawyer Creek and install new storm sewer outfalls between U.S. Highway 41 and its confluence with the Fox River beginning on June 18. This project includes a dredging the creek, replacing outfalls, enhancing public access to Sawyer Creek and improving stream bank protection in certain locations. […]

  • 14 May 2012

    According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the workers last week mobilized dredging equipment and measured water clarity on the Fox River in preparation for resuming polychlorinated biphenyl cleanup project. Actual dredging must begin no later than Thursday, by order of U.S. District Judge William Griesbach. This ruling came at the request of the U.S. Environmental […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Berrien County is just waiting on the Michigan Department of Natural Resources approval to begin a dredging project on the St. Joseph River, reports wsjm.com. The dredging project will remove between 9,000 and 10,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river from the DNR boat ramp to Benton Harbor. Dredging is necessary because of the […]

  • 6 July 2012

    According to greenbaypressgazette.com, NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. will not have to pay for the cleanup of PCBs from Little Lake Butte des Morts and southern portions of the lower Fox River, a federal judge ruled this week. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay issued the ruling based on testimony he heard […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Officials from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality have decided to chemically treat 100 acres of  in the coming week, reports southwestiowanews.com. DNR SW fisheries supervisor says that the main goal of the lake restoration project was to improve water quality. Lake Dredging is […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Board of Public Works yesterday unanimously approved dedicated funding of two Coastal Resiliency Grant Program projects in Anne Arundel County to help communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of climate change, extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is helping to design six shoreline improvement demonstration projects statewide to implement on-the-ground […]

  • 6 April 2012

    As The Republic reports, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s poised to begin the second phase of a Deep Creek Lake sedimentation study. The work beginning next week will evaluate the entire lake. The agency launched the study in 2010 amid complaints from some lakeside homeowners about increasingly shallow water and excessive weed […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking comments on proposed statewide general permit for maintenance dredging. Maintenance dredging of navigable waterways would undergo a quicker, less expensive review as part of the proposed permit process now up for public comment through June 29, 2015. Heidi Kennedy, statewide waterway and wetland policy coordinator, said that the […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $550,303 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to protect high quality coastal wetlands, to acquire land in a State Natural Area, and to control invasive species in coastal wetlands. Work will focus on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “This grant will assist the efforts of local partners to […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Friends of Sherwood Lake (FOSL) has announced that they will celebrate the completion of the Sherwood Lake dredging scheme at noon Saturday, June 11, at the Sherwood Lake shelter house. Opelt Sand & Gravel completed the dredging work this past winter. FOSL added in its announcement that during the last week of May 2016, Terra […]

  • 17 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After half a century, it is time for new equipment. Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently purchased a new 460SL Swinging Dragon dredger. In the background is their 14″ cutter suction dredger, built in 1965. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 17, 2014

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking applications by Friday, September 1, for short-term action request (STAR) funding for projects in Minnesota’s coastal area. These grants, offered through Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, help local communities, agencies and organizations balance protection of coastal resources while providing places for people to live, work and play. […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and St. Martin Parish announced that work will begin this week on a cooperative project to excavate channels in Lake Henderson in the Atchafalaya Basin. DNR Secretary Stephen Chustz said the Atchafalaya Basin Research and Promotion Board approved this project which is aimed at linking several existing boat […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to present project details and receive public input on a restoration project proposed for Kingsbury Bay and Grassy Point in the St. Louis River. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City Center West/Evergreen Center […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal to place dredged material (solids removed from the bed of any surface water) from the Menomonee River as part of a stream restoration project. This project is proposed by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. The MMSD is planning to improve […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Topics for the meeting will include; presentations from David Lorenz, Travel Michigan, Ms. Kim Fish, Department of Environmental Quality, Maia Turek, DNR – Marketing and Outreach and Krista Sturtevant-Good, CAMIS and the park and recreation reservation system. There will […]

  • 6 May 2012

    A federal judge in Green Bay denied a paper company’s request to delay his earlier order to resume dredging along the Fox River, according to WTAQ.com. NCR Corporation was ordered last week to immediately restart clean-up efforts after it halted the project last year and filed a lawsuit. The judge laid out a strict schedule […]