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  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is scheduled to begin Snohomish River federal navigation channel maintenance dredging today. American Construction Company will remove up to 127,000 cubic yards of material from the channel by clamshell dredging. The Corps’ Seattle District awarded a $1.25 million dredging contract to the Tacoma-based company. The project is expected to […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental crusader and Shine Lawyers ambassador Erin Brockovich has pushed the incoming Queensland Liberal-National Government to act to protect jobs and the environment when it comes to development affecting the Great Barrier Reef. Shine Lawyers’ case against the Gladstone Ports Corporation seeks to recognise the failure of the former Queensland Government and Gladstone Ports Corporation […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) has announced the creation of the “Corps of Engineers Reform Caucus.” The group, chaired by Rep. Collins, will focus its attention on ideas to overhaul the Corps of Engineers to better serve as a responsive and fiscally responsible agency. Collins announced the creation recently, after touring both Buford and Hartwell Dams […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the state of California’s Department of Water Resources are promoting California Flood Preparedness Week, October 20-25, by releasing two video products to improve Californians’ awareness and preparedness for flooding.       Here are regionally tailored links to ‘Where Flood Waters Flow’ videos: Northern/Central California video […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Known more commonly as the home of the retired ore carrier/tourist attraction the William A. Irvin, Duluth’s Minnesota Slip is also home to 37,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. The contamination is the result of a century of industrial and shipping activities that left “legacy pollutants” that are likely destined for cleanup. This site is […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is looking to work with Napier City and Hastings District Councils to develop a strategy to provide a long term vision for the region’s coastline in light of the predicted impacts of climate change. The move comes in response to a report presented to today’s Environment and Services Committee meeting reviewing […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District Environmental Research Branch hosted the Engineer Research and Development Center’s Environmental Laboratory for a Hands-on Riparian Restoration Workshop from November 14 to 17 in the Prado Basin. Workshop participants helped restore an arundo removal site along the Santa Ana River in Norco, California, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sonoma County Water Agency has announced that the Annual Community Meeting on the Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Project will take place on Thursday, January 14, from 6-8 p.m. at the Milt Brandt Visitors Center at Lake Sonoma. Water Agency staff will provide updates on the status of the next phase of the project, discuss how […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    SDLP West Tyrone representative Daniel McCrossan has welcomed the decision of the Rivers Agency to dredge the River Finn following pressure from SDLP representatives in the area. “I am very pleased that the Rivers Agency has at last responded to our calls to have the River Finn dredged. Diggers moved on site yesterday and will […]

  • 4 January 2011

    Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc., announced that it acted as a placement agent to China Dredging Group Company Ltd.’s (the “Company” or “China Dredging” ), a dredging subcontractor domiciled in the BVI with operations in the P.R.C., in connection with a private placement to institutional […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has a new National Water Plan, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, announced today. Minister Schultz van Haegen and Martijn van Dam, State Secretary for Economic Affairs, recently discussed how, for the next 6 years, the Netherlands will protect itself from water, how the water will be made cleaner […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group subsidiary, BMT WBM, the leading international engineering, water and environment consultancy, has announced that it has been awarded the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) top award for an environmental consulting practice. The award recognises BMT WBM’s leadership and innovation in environmental management, having contributed to the conservation and rehabilitation of […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, attended a special ceremony last week, held to mark the completion of the Lh. Kurendhoo Coastal Protection Project. The main components of the project included dredging of 3,740m³ of material from the Kurendhoo coastal area and construction of 220m revetment, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment to the city of Redmond’s shoreline master program that incorporates changes to critical areas regulations and the comprehensive plan. The shoreline program amendment includes recent changes to the natural environment chapter of the city’s comprehensive plan and minor changes to critical areas regulations […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Polite Laboyrie, Chairman of the CEC Environment Commission (CEC) represents WODA at the 35th and 6th meetings of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and the London Protocol respectively, in Jeju, Republic of Korea (21 – 25 May 2012). Andy Birchenough, who will attend the meetings as a member of the UK delegation and […]

  • 20 May 2012

    According to The Washington Post, dozens of dredging boats scour the bottom of the Vaitarna creek, Narangi, all day as workers build pyramids of excavated sand in the villages along its banks. Villagers say the rampant sand dredging is depleting groundwater tables, increasing the risk of floods and ruining the quality of soil. The unprecedented […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Several state agencies are about to work jointly to assess and recommend strategies to reduce the threat of flooding along the Satsop River, under legislation recommended Tuesday by the Senate Water, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Parks Committee. “The Satsop had a long history of dredging but, since the dredging stopped, the buildup of sediment has […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded $1,345,000 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of the states to protect and restore wetlands. The Wetland Program Development Grants provide interstate agencies, tribes, and nonprofit organizations with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state and local wetlands programs, said EPA adding that supplemental funding for these projects will be awarded […]

  • 3 November 2011

    A senior scientist has attacked the credibility of a State Environment Department report that defends disease-carrying…  (couriermail) [mappress] Source: couriermail, November 3, 2011;

  • 8 July 2011

    Ernest Britto, Minister for Tourism and the Environment, yesterday praised staff at the Technical Services Department for helping … (chronicle) [mappress] Source: chronicle, July 8, 2011;

  • 17 November 2011

    An iwi’s planning to take further legal action if the Environment Court rules in favour of the Port of Tauranga pushing ahead with plans to …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, November 17, 2011;

  • 14 November 2011

    A recent mudslide that swept tons of coal ash and debris into and around Lake Michigan probably will have little effect on the environment…   (washingtonpost) [mappress] Source: washingtonpost, November 14, 2011;

  • 9 May 2010

    Divers have raised concerns about the effect of thousands of tonnes of dredged waste on the environment off the Cornish coast. [mappress] Source: bbc, May 9, 2010;

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Dredge Synthesis Panel Report confirms that dredging has damaging impacts and the full extent of the long-term impacts is unknown. “The report confirms there are still significant knowledge gaps and uncertainty about the impacts of dredging in the Great Barrier Reef,” said Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson. […]

  • 23 September 2011

    The Montagu Foreshore Redevelopment project was officially launched during a brief ceremony at Fort Montagu Thursday. Environment Minister…   By Kathryn Campbell (thebahamasweekly) [mappress] Source: thebahamasweekly, September 23, 2011;

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for sediment management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The purpose of the EIS is to develop a streamlined framework for implementing sediment management at the Seashore, including the method, location, and frequency for sediment management […]