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  • 26 November 2012

    The Ventura County Watershed Protection District was Awarded 10 Grants Totaling $9,466,990 in Funding for Levee Evaluations and Repairs The Board of Supervisors accepted the grants from the California Department of Water Resources for a mix of local levee evaluations and critical levee repairs throughout Ventura County The Levee Grant Program was created by the […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Huelva Port Authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva) and Research Foundation of the University of Seville are entering a research project to evaluate the benefits of dredging in the ecosystem of the estuary of Huelva. The announcement was made yesterday at a joint press briefing by Javier Barrero, president of the port, and Manuel Enrique Figueroa, professor of ecology at the […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging’. The maintenance and development of ports, harbors and waterways requires dredging, a process which relocates large volumes of sediment. A method to set limits on the […]

  • 10 January 2012

    A coastal works application made by a Dart owned company to dredge two canals in land at Vista Norte in the West Bay area will have an …   (caymannewsservice) [mappress] Source: caymannewsservice, January 10, 2012; Image: doe

  • 27 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued supplemental guidance to the 2009 Sediment Evaluation Framework for the Pacific Northwest, for the preparation of sediment sampling and analysis plans. This guidance will ensure that Corps and industry dredging projects in Oregon meet environmental laws and regulations. The Corps uses the SEF guidance to ensure that […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing site cleanups and remedies at the 16 Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be […]

  • 23 December 2010

    City staff is looking over 21 proposals for dredging canals and removing exotic trees that were requested after an internal review of the… BY DON RUANE (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, December 23, 2010;

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper has filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction to postpone the first phase of the impending St. Johns River harbor deepening project until significant deficiencies in the studies by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are addressed and resolved. In 2013, the Corps authorized a plan by JaxPort to deepen the last 13 miles […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Taylor Engineering has assembled a team of dredging experts to provide the City of Dunedin with a cost-effective means to compile pertinent field data and regulatory information to evaluate the feasibility of dredging Lake Sperry and portions of Cedar Creek. The firm will provide professional engineering, biological, and environmental, geotechnical, and field survey services to […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment, or EA, have been prepared to describe the findings of the Lynnhaven River basin ecosystem restoration study and to assess the potential impacts of the project on the Lynnhaven River basin and surrounding area. The purpose of the study was to evaluate ecosystem restoration within the Lynnhaven River […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]

  • 2 December 2013

    Back in 2012, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) began assessing the pace of coastal erosion and the nature of sediment and organic matter transfer in nearshore areas of the southern Canadian Beaufort Sea. Coastal dynamics on arctic coasts are highly seasonal: ice is present from October to late […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection again engaged local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, on development of the restoration plan for Lake Okeechobee. This meeting continued an intensified program of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. This month’s […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) yesterday convened local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, to continue development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. “The Lake Okeechobee restoration plan is one of the most complicated we have undertaken,” said Tom Frick, director of the Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration. “It […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Virginia signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $199,472 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM and […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Environmental officials hope to launch cleanups over the next two years that will address what remains of the complex and extensive …   By Joe Tyrrell (njspotlight) [mappress] Source: njspotlight, January 12, 2012; Image: usace

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its initial review of more than 450 public comments on a proposal to dispose of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Clinton Landfill in DeWitt County, Illinois. Based on this review, EPA has decided that further evaluation of site hydrogeology will be needed before making a final decision on […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the state of Florida signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. In addition, the agreement will […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and East Carolina University, located in North Carolina, signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The cooperative […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of Maine have signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $195,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. Under this agreement, the Maine Coastal Program and Maine Geological Survey of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) will develop an assessment to […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The US Government body that will be deciding if Prince Rupert enjoys an unfair advantage over west coast ports in America, has made …   By Alan S. Hale (thenorthernview) [mappress] Source: thenorthernview, January 9, 2012; Image: Prince Rupert Port

  • 31 January 2014

    EPA has completed its review of site cleanups at 22 Superfund sites across New England by doing routine Five-Year Reviews of each site. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the “National Priorities List” to determine whether the implemented remedies […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New England District’s evaluation of dredged material disposal projects has been collaboratively developed over a number of years with guidance from the Disposal Area Monitoring System (DAMOS) as well as input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It is based on the tiered approach outlined in the New England Regional Implementation Manual (RIM) […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new Mississippi State research project will study a wetland restoration approach along the Gulf of Mexico, and findings will help improve future environmental restoration efforts. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the organization’s Gulf Research Program recently announced that the MSU project is among five newly funded projects focused on enhancing […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) program, USACE’s Buffalo District, in coordination with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), recently completed a Special Flood Hazard Evaluation for Silver Creek, located in Chautauqua County, New York. Buffalo District Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) Team and Survey Team, guided by Certified Floodplain Manager Laura Ortiz […]