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  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Maria Creek Channel started on Thursday, 28 December, with approximately 5000 cubic meters of material removed so far, Kingston District Council said in their latest project update.  It is estimated that a further 25,000 cubic meters remains within the channel which is expected to take a further four weeks or more to clear. […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to $9.5 million will be available during the current funding cycle. Grants will be awarded on a […]

  • 12 September 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe announced a new 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant at Great Lakes Week in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will receive more than $1.5 million for several Milwaukee Estuary and Great Lakes projects. “The Great Lakes are critical to our economy and support millions of […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Though high waters from torrential rains briefly sidelined crews dredging PCBs from the Hudson River, administrators of the massive cleanup… By MICHAEL HILL AP (news) [mappress] Source: news, September 14, 2011

  • 12 April 2011

    The federal Environmental Protection Agency will hold two public question-and-answer sessions Tuesday about the cleanup process… BY MICHELLE LEE (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, April 12, 2011

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Federal and state environmental agencies have approved a $12 million Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup of contaminated sediment at Muskegon… By John S. Hausman (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, April 7, 2011    

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed, according to […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of dredging, which will be performed later this year from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 million cubic yards of […]

  • 11 October 2012

    After a three-week shutdown, Honeywell will resume the Onondaga lake dredging project today. The slight delay on the project was caused by residents’ complaints over the bad odors. These odors were a nuisance but never a health threat, said John McAuliffe, Honeywell’s Syracuse program director. Over the past two weeks, the company has undertaken some […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to ensure safe shipping in Cockburn Sound, Fremantle Ports announced last week that it is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign of the Success and Parmelia channels. According to the company, this campaign will remove approximately 80,000m³ of sediment from five areas within the channels. The scheme forms part of the ongoing long-term […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie. The Ohio EPA has responsibility under the Federal Clean Water Act to certify whether proposed discharge […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The draft document is available for public review and comment through April 8, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman yesterday joined Ishpeming Mayor Mike Tall, state officials and local residents at Deer Lake in Ishpeming, Michigan, to mark the removal of this toxic hotspot from a binational list of “Areas of Concern” targeted for cleanup in the 1987 U.S.-Canada Great Lakes […]

  • 9 May 2011

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson convened an official meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force in Mobile, Alabama. During the meeting, the task force created a citizens’ advisory committee to help guide the group’s efforts and released a strategy background document outlining the priorities of the ongoing gulf restoration. The […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the problems associated with how to deal with dredging sediment has been one that has been sought for more than 30 years. Increased efforts are needed now more than ever with the algae blooms problems in Lake Erie. Dredging the Toledo Harbor is critical to its operation as a port city – to accommodate commercial […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project, which will transform Dublin Port’s infrastructure and enable it to service the economy for decades to come. The project will increase the port’s ability to handle large ships by deepening and lengthening three kilometers of the port’s seven kilometers of berths. […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Property developer Port Bouvard has been buoyed by the state environmental watchdog’s recommendations for its multi-billion dollar …   By Russell Quinn (perthnow) [mappress] Source: perthnow, December 5, 2011;

  • 11 May 2011

    New tests show the recent flooding of the upper Hudson River did not create widespread PCB pollution along the shore. There were concerns that the heavy flooding would kick up PCBs from the river bottom. But federal regulators say recent testing of so-called flood mud from Fort Edward to Waterford did not reveal widespread contamination […]

  • 4 May 2010

    The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday used surprisingly harsh words — including superficial, one-sided, artificial, oversimplified… [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 4, 2010;

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is currently working on a plan to dredge and discharge about 150.000 cubic yards of material from Coos Bay over the next three years, according to the USACE’s Portland District latest release. The application was submitted last week and now the USACE is asking for public comment on this proposal. […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a $2.8 million project that will restore Scajaquada Creek, from Main Street to Elmwood Avenue. The project which includes $1.45 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove polluted sediment, resolve flooding issues and make shoreline improvements. The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA) will serve as the lead […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    During this month, Cashman Dredging began the fourth dredging season of the Hudson River Dredging Project for General Electric. The 2013 season follows dredging that took place during 2009, 2011, and 2012. About 50% of the project was completed after the first three seasons, and over 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment have been dredged, […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has just released the latest update on their Ala Wai Canal dredging project, saying that in order to reduce nighttime impacts of the dredging work, DLNR is changing work hours, effective immediately. The $21 million dredging and canal improvements project started last October and not only involves dredging accumulated silt […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    While work to repair two sections of the Ala Wai Canal wall has been ongoing since last October, dredging to remove accumulated silt and sediments from the canal is scheduled to start sometime next week, reports Department of Land and Natural Resources Hawaii. Equipment fabrication and mobilization for the dredging started in December and will […]