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  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced that New York State has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. EPA, challenging the agency’s decision to designate a permanent open water disposal site in eastern Long Island Sound for tens of millions of cubic yards of dredged sediments. “We will continue to do […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City, New Jersey, has filed a permit application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for dredging authorization in the back-bay areas of the city. The application includes a request by the city to make the current temporary access roadway from Roosevelt Boulevard to the disposal […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, April 1, 2016 regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. On February 19, 2016, DEP issued a Notice of Intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit and a Variance to allow the Army Corps […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for their plan to place dredge material from Cleveland Harbor, which includes six miles of the Cuyahoga River, in Lake Erie or not dredge the entire navigation channel unless a non-federal partner pays to place it in confined disposal facilities. This year, as they […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate yesterday submitted its formal marine consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority. Should it be accepted as complete, the six-month formal process is expected to lead to a decision in November. The application, representing four years’ work and $25 million in investment, is the second seabed mining proposal under the Exclusive Economic […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Marine Consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority – the culmination of four years’ work and more than $25 million in investment. The Marine Consent is the only major licence CRP now needs, having gained a mining permit for its phosphate extraction project in December. The EPA, New […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) last week filed its legal challenge to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s decision to grant a permit for the dumping of 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the GBR Marine Park and World Heritage Area. The permit had been requested by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

      Maritime Development Center, LLC has filed an application with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Law Act, Title 49, Chapter 27, Mississippi Code of 1972. The applicant is proposing to expand their existing facilities for the purpose of constructing a marine […]

  • 9 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    NL Industries has filed suit in Federal Court to ensure that all “polluters” pay their fair share of the cleanup costs at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site (RBS Site), including those public entities that bear the lion’s share of responsibility: Old Bridge Township, the State of New Jersey, and the United States Army Corps […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Camillus Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to stop the dumping of contaminated dredged materials at Wastebed 13 until adequate safeguards are in place to protect their health and safety. The group is made up of concerned residents in Camillus. Just last month 52 people […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013. Great Lakes engages […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed on behalf of certain purchasers of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) common stock over alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation in connection with certain allegedly false and misleading statements made between August 7, 2012 and March […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The GUPC Consortium is claiming $573 million from the Panama Canal Authority for breach of contract, reports newsroompanama.com. Ricardo Gonzalez, the Project Manager, said: “We’re not asking for anything more or less.” Alemán Zubieta, the Chief Executive Officer of the Panama Canal Authority, stated that complaints are normal when the contractor faces different conditions and […]

  • 29 September 2011

    A Belgian firm is seeking P4 billion in damages from the Philippine government after suing it for scrapping the P18.7-billion Laguna Lake…   By MARVYN N. BENANING (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, September 29, 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    

  • 16 October 2010

    A spokesman for one of the companies named in a new federal and state lawsuit seeking to assure that the Fox River cleanup project continues… By Tony Walter (postcrescent) [mappress] Source: postcrescent, October 16, 2010;

  • 23 September 2010

    California American Water filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on September 22, 2010 requesting permission to remove San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River in order to resolve seismic safety concerns associated with the dam and restore critical habitat for the steelhead trout. “From an engineering and environmental perspective, this is […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) teamed up with USACE Mobile District’s Regional Sediment Management Team, kicking off a sediment study on January 13, 2020, at North Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama.  The study will determine if sediment currently stored on North Blakeley Island could be used to […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) titled “Duckabush Estuary Restoration Project”. According to the WDFW’s latest announcement, they prepared this Draft SEIS in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and other relevant state laws and regulations. The Draft SEIS is now […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, along with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Representative Kevin Brady, sent a letter recently to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA’s swift approval of the City of Houston’s new San Jacinto river mouth bar dredging plan. While FEMA has already completed its initial debris removal mission, sediment brought […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 49th Dredging Engineering Short Course is scheduled for January 6-10, 2020 at Texas A&M University in College Station. The course – held each year in January in College Station, Texas – includes a mixture of lectures, laboratories and discussion on the university campus. The event is administered by the Center for Dredging Studies, located […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new report released earlier this week by Dr. Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. details the regional economic impacts of building the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions. The report, “The Economic Impact of Constructing the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Projects” showcases how local and state businesses, governments and residents will benefit economically during […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) recently released a report on one of the largest single-issue environmental research programs in Australia that gained unprecedented access to industry dredging data. The findings from the five-year WAMSI Dredging Science Node (DSN), are contributing to increased confidence, timeliness and efficiency of the environmental approval and regulatory processes […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), together with 100 supporting U.S. ports and other organizations, delivered a letter to House and Senate leadership earlier this week, urging them to enact a comprehensive solution to “fix the HMT (Harbor Maintenance Tax) for good”. As AAPA reported, America’s seaports are economic engines and vital freight gateways […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, presented a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives today. Prior to the launch, Van Oord introduced its sustainability program S.E.A. A platform of Sustainable Earth Actions, to advocate successful solutions for facing global challenges. In the white paper, the focus is on […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Representative, Chris Smith, has announced that progress has been made on restoring the beaches in Point Pleasant Beach Borough, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signaling it is planning to return to address recent erosion caused by severe weather over the past week. “Good beaches are essential to a successful local economy, […]