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  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford last weekend visited a shoreline resiliency and restoration project at Assateague State Park. The innovative project seeks to enhance habitat, improve public access and reduce erosion through the use of nature-based structures, including boulders, cobble and clean sand, and native wetland vegetation. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently completed […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The Department of Natural Resources announced that Mackinac Island State Harbor in Mackinac County will be temporarily closed to boaters who do not have a reservation from July 8 until July 13, 2013, due to emergency dredging at the facility. DNR Parks and Recreation Division staff will be working to get the site open as […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at 6:30pm at the Sunrise Pointe Clubhouse in Storm Lake to discuss and receive comments on the study that consulting firm FYRA Engineering is conducting on Storm Lake. The meeting will be hosted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Storm Lake Preservation Association and […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final approvals were recently granted by government regulatory agencies for a dredging project set to begin this summer at the Grand Traverse Bay Harbor in Houghton County, according to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The work is part of the ongoing effort to save Buffalo Reef, an important Lake Superior natural […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting Tuesday, February 6, to share information about the Meramec River Basin ecosystem restoration feasibility study. Agency representatives will also discuss potential projects to address stream bank erosion issues and lead along Big River in Jefferson County. […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration in southwest Louisiana and the importance of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in the process were the primary topics as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority, the Department of Natural Resources and the Chenier Plain Authority met August 4 at the refuge. Scooter Trosclair, program manager at Rockefeller Refuge, […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Fox River dredging project has resumed after a federal appeals court denied NCR’s request for a temporary stay. According to the JS Online, NCR is under federal court order to remove and clean at least 660,000 cubic yards of sediment this summer from the Fox River. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach issued the order […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Susquehanna State Park’s Lapidum Boat Launching facility will be temporarily closed on or around October 9, with a projected reopening date of December 1, 2012, in order to remove excessive sediment from the launch area caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. “This work is necessary in order to keep the facility in a […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected NCR’s claim that it already has done more than its fair share of the Fox River cleanup. According to greenbaypressgazette.com, the U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay in May ordered NCR to remove and clean a minimum of 660,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 30 years after being named an imperiled waterway, the St. Louis River has taken another big step closer to becoming healthier than it has been in a generation. And St. Louis River users and enthusiasts are invited to comment on the plan designed to achieve the clean-up goals set in 1987 when it was […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Dredging vessels remained moored in the Fox River north of De Pere on Monday, three days after U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ordered NCR Corp. to resume PCB cleanup in the waterway. “NCR shall ensure the immediate commencement of full-scale sediment remediation as described,” Griesbach wrote in an order filed Friday in U.S. District Court […]

  • 9 September 2013

    The Escanaba harbor dredging program is scheduled to commence this week, according to dailypress.net. Regarding this cleanup venture, Jim O’Toole, the Escanaba City Council manager, stated: “Funds for this project have been made available through a grant from the Michigan DNR so there are no local costs.” During the project, the contractor, MCM Marine of […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Union Grove Lake restoration will shift in to high gear when the Iowa Department of Natural Resources adds the 105-acre lake to its lake improvement planning in 2014. Union Grove Lake has long been on the radar for a lake improvement project. In April 2008, the DNR used EPA section 319 funding to hire a […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The entrance to Rock Hall Harbor is now straighter and deeper allowing boaters easier and safer access to the area’s many restaurants, marinas and marine related services. “The measures taken will certainly provide for safe passage in and out of our harbor, as navigating the entrance was becoming very treacherous at times,” said Rock Hall […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2021 to enhance and improve public boating access facilities, water safety, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 43 projects in 17 counties, along with grants for statewide projects and emergency needs. Funded projects […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Storm Lake officials are working to determine the cause of a leak in dredge equipment at the Storm Lake marina. Tuesday, the city pumped more than 500 gallons of oil out of the hydraulic system so heat exchangers on the dredge could be removed. The two heat exchangers are being examined and may be sent […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana DNR’s Lake and River Enhancement program has awarded Winona Lake Preservation Association a grant for a dredging project on Winona Lake in Kosciusko County. According to the release, the project will include a temporary closure of the public access site and ramp on the northwest side of the lake for about four weeks […]

  • 19 January 2011

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a meeting in Montello on Saturday to discuss the extent of damage to the Buffalo … By Alex Ebert (wiscnews) [mappress] Source: wiscnews, January 19, 2011;

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Detroit District’s dredge material disposal facility on Cat Island is proving to be an environmental success as wildlife begins to return to the area. Since 2014, just one year into the project, over 385,000 cubic yards of clean dredge material from the Green Bay Harbor (outer) has been placed on Cat Island in […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The water level behind the Rochester Dam on the Fox River in the village of Rochester in Racine County, will be lowered for the 2015-2016 fall and winter season in order to complete proposed dredging in Wind Lake and Goose Lake branch canals, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The Racine County Drainage District […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 30 April 2012

      The Republic reports that a federal judge’s ruling has opened the door to full-scale cleanup of a Wisconsin river polluted by toxins from a bygone papermaking era. Judge William Griesbach ruled Friday that NCR Corp. alone is responsible for the costs of cleaning up the Fox River in northeastern Wisconsin. He said the harm […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposal by the Waterford Waterway Management District to dispose of dredged materials from the Waterford Dam Impoundment and Tichigan Lake. The meeting is set for Thursday, February 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Waterford Town Hall in Waterford. “The meeting […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Planning is underway to remove the dock and jetty at the Rayonier Mill Site in Port Angeles Harbor, reports the Washington State Department of Ecology. They announced that residents, in late August, will see some field survey work taking place at the dock and shoreline area leased by Rayonier Advanced Materials in Port Angeles. The […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa DNR, is hosting a public open house February 21 to discuss an ecosystem restoration plan for the Beaver Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project. The public open house will take place from 6–8 p.m. […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Lake Superior Coastal Program. According to DNR, about $450,000 will be available for projects to begin after September 1, 2018. Applications are due Thursday, November 30. Funding for these grants is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for […]