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  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reissuing Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. According to the Corps, the new NWPs take effect March 19, 2017 replacing […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound defense to help protect residents in the Catterick area from flooding and keep traffic moving on one of England’s main north-south routes has been officially opened today, Friday 27 April. It is the first time Highways England and the Environment Agency have worked together on a jointly-funded flood scheme. The new flood […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will hold an open house on Dec. 4, 2013 in Concord, Mass., to discuss the proposed New England General Permit (NE GP) that would authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Electric Boat Corporation of Groton, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District for work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and other proposed work at the facility in Groton. According to an official USACE’s statement, this work is proposed in the Thames River at […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has reissued its Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs took effect March 19, 2012 replacing the existing […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Between April 2015 and March 2021, the government will invest £2.3 billion in more than 1,500 projects across England. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) investment plan sets out how this commitment will transform flood and coastal erosion risk management over the coming 6 years. The program of work that this funding […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will rescue up to 300 lbs of fish from Caen Hill Locks in Devizes, before one of the lock pounds and side ponds is drained to allow vital repairs to take place. The team will use a technique called electrofishing, which involves using an electrical current to temporarily stop the […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has completed its review of site cleanups at 22 Superfund Sites and 3 Federal Facilities across New England by conducting Five-Year Reviews of each site, as required under the Superfund statute. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the […]

  • 10 July 2011

    Around the country, the U.S. EPA is engaged in various endeavors to improve the quality of nation’s waterways. Region 1 is no exception. In… (waterworld) [mappress] Source: waterworld, July 8, 2011;

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of the USACE New England District Team have recently transformed an environmentally-degraded body of water and surrounding property into a rich, vibrant ecosystem so that birds and fish will return to the area and thrive. Problems at the Milford Pond in Milford, Massachusetts, began as early as the 1970’s when town residents began to […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced that they are looking forward to continued operations and funding in the fiscal year 2019, following the release of the President’s Budget on February 12. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management reservoirs, the […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Duxbury, MA, Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with replacement of a seawall that was damaged by storms in 2018 in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The work, proposed on Duxbury Beach in […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the Marshfield Yacht Club for dredging and marine works in the South River, located at 11 Ridge Road, Marshfield, Massachusetts. The work involves adding two 3-foot x 35-foot finger floats for dinghies at the beginning of C Dock; and maintenance […]

  • 8 February 2012

      The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has created the Catchment Restoration Fund with the aim of reducing pollution that comes from the way land is used and improving the landscape through which water flows. The Defra fund of £28m fund, providing up to £10m each year, has been allocated for projects […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on the 13 projects which have applied for funding through the National Audubon Society program’s Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program. The National Audubon Society, Inc., through its Connecticut program (Audubon-Connecticut) is the sponsor of the Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program which serves as an […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a major grant to Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) under the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) of $3.9 million.  With this grant, Restore America’s Estuaries will manage a competitive sub-award grant program to support projects that protect and restore coastal ecosystems and their watersheds, including associated water quality […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Land and Water Services were commissioned to undertake dredging works to a 2.5km section of the Grantham Canal from Bridge 54 at Redmile towards Bridge 51, at Jericho Lane. The silt removed was analysed as non-hazardous and was removed using an amphibious excavator and transported up the canal using floating plant. This dredging scheme involved […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An area of The Wash shoreline near Wrangle is now better-protected thanks to the completion of a flood defense project, Lincolnshire County Council said in its latest release.  The project will safeguard over 3,400 hectares of prime grade one farmland, and 460 domestic and industrial properties, according to the council. The partnership has raised and […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging project at the Port of Workington, wholly owned and operated by Cumbria County Council, is nearing its completion. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Deo Gloria started the latest Workington dredging campaign on Monday, 8th July 2019. Under the cleanup plan, scheduled to be wrapped up in the following days, the TSHD is […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Plymouth Department of Public Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to dredge and do other work in Plymouth Harbor at Water Street and Town Wharf in Plymouth, Mass.   The proposed work involves dredging of […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing a shoreline erosion protection project on Enders Island in Stonington, Conn. A masonry seawall protects the Enders Island facility (St. Edmund’s Retreat) and associated property and facilities from storms, but the wall is currently in poor condition, especially on the southeast side, USACE said. […]