Search results for: Deer Island

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  • 27 August 2012

    The Port of Gulfport dredging project will bring major benefits to the Deer Island area. “The partnership with the Port of Gulfport sets a precedent with the beneficial use of dredge material,” said George Ramseur, a DMR marine administrator. According to clarionledger.com, this dredged material can be used to re-create marsh habitats that are beneficial […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Dredge material from the State Port at Gulfport will be used to help restore Deer Island, according to wlox.com. Plans are underway to create another 50 acres of marshland near the eastern tip of the island. The main goal of the ongoing restoration work is to return the island to its 1850s footprint. “Currently putting […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Proposed marsh restoration projects on the lower Escatawpa River and the northeast corner of Deer Island are the restart of a 2002 plan… By Harlan Kirgan More info: gulflive [mappress] Source: gulflive, March 15, 2011    

  • 11 March 2011

    According to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Program has filed an application with…   (wlox) [mappress] Source: wlox, March 11, 2011    

  • 23 September 2010

    The beauty of Deer Island is returning as crews work to replace more than 2 million cubic yards of sand to fill in the gap in land caused by… By Leigh Coleman (sunherald) [mappress] Source: sunherald, September 23, 2010;

  • 18 September 2010

    Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Bay St. Louis, toured the project Friday afternoon along with William Walker, executive director of the state Department… By Harlan Kirgan (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, September 19, 2010;

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three creeks in Novato, California, are being cleared of sediment this summer to reduce flooding during the rainy season by improving creek capacity. The $1.55 million flood mitigation project, overseen by Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, will start in early July and is expected to continue through the end of October. Sediment, […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps announced last Friday, December 28, in the Federal Register the selection of ten pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to recommend ten projects for the beneficial use […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE has awarded a construction contract to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa, for Rock Structure Modifications at the Deer Island Top Width Widening Project in Harrison County, Iowa, and Middle Decatur Embankment Repair in Monona County, Iowa. Work at Deer Island will include the lowering or shortening of approximately 19 existing rock […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sediment tracing specialist Partrac has been assisting academic staff and researchers from Mississippi State University to implement a beach sediment tracking study on Deer Island, the closest barrier island to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The study was commissioned and funded by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR) Mississippi Tidelands Trust Fund Program. It is […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions (GLEIS) is about to begin a routine sediment removal operations in three Novato creeks. The dredging, part of a routine schedule to prevent flooding during the rainy season, will start July 25 and should continue through the end of October, according to the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Accumulated […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Louisiana dredging corporation – C.F. Bean, LLC (Bean) – pled guilty today to a criminal offense relating to the death of Biloxi mariner Mark Barhanovich, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Rear Admiral David R. Callahan, Commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District. Bean admitted improperly marking its dredge operation near Deer Island, […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lisa F. Glahn, a Member in the Litigation Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and a leader in its Construction Law Practice Group, is presenting at the 33rd annual Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Technical Conference. The conference is being held August 25-28 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ms. Glahn’s presentation is entitled, “Practical […]

  • 17 April 2012

    As wlox.com reports, work on the Biloxi Commercial Harbor has come to a halt. The work is at a standstill as the contractor awaits the results of dredge spoils testing by the Mississippi DEQ. Port Manager Frankie Duggan said they’re also awaiting the arrival of a “test pile” that’s part of the reconstruction project. “They’re […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $48 million for eight new projects, which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “Alabama’s Gulf Coast is of great ecological importance to our state, and it is imperative we protect and […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    J.E. Borries Inc., a full-service marine construction and dredging company based on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, recently took delivery of an 8-inch Badger Class dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. Prior to this dredge purchase, J.E. Borries had completed all of its dredging work by mechanical means, using a long-reach excavator or a clamshell friction crane. […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are extending the public comment period for comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The public comment period has been extended to January 8, 2015. Documents pertaining to the project are available for viewing online. Together, government and […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and manmade disasters continues to make headlines in local papers as various agencies and organizations work to find solutions to this complex issue – a solution the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will be a part of implementing once a way forward is identified and funded. “There […]