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  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of five meetings around the state to take public input on the department’s water quality assessment determinations and restoration priorities on August 26. The meetings will be held in Stuart, Fort Myers, Temple Terrace, Daytona Beach and Tallahassee respectively. At the public meetings, department […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will host a Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act) funding and projects webinar on October 22nd 2014. There will not be a public meeting in Panama City, as this webinar […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida DEP has authorized USACE to begin construction on the Canal 111 South Dade and the Modified Water Deliveries to the Everglades National Park projects, which are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, commonly called CERP.   “The department is pleased to advance these critical projects that will not only assist in the restoration of the Taylor Slough […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a technical meeting on July 1 to discuss the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. The restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, was adopted late last year and identifies strategies and projects to return the lake to health. “The department and stakeholders invested considerable effort […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $500,000 in grant funding for a beach stabilization project that also provides recreational opportunities at the North Shore Public Beach Access to residents and visitors of the town of Longboat Key. “The department is committed to helping fund and implement projects that offer direct benefits to local communities […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEP’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) has partnered with Florida Sea Grant to fund the completion of seven Coastal Partnership Initiative (CPI) grant-funded, community-based coastal projects around the state. Florida Sea Grant has committed $150,000 this year to fund these projects, which will immediately benefit their communities and are matched dollar-for-dollar by the communities. “The […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In an effort to continue reducing pollutants reaching the Indian River Lagoon system, the city of Rockledge has secured funding assistance from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the St. Johns River Water Management District. The funding will be used to remove 143 septic tanks and to construct and install a lift station and […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded funding for four projects, including two grants in the past week, to help improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. The recent algal bloom (brown-tide event) in the northern Indian River Lagoon and Banana River reinforces the importance for continued water-quality restoration work in the […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection conducted a public workshop in Bartow to present draft water quality restoration goals, known as Total Maximum Daily Loads, for Lake Bonny, Lake Hollingsworth, Lake Lena and Deer Lake near the City of Lakeland. The restoration goals will establish limits on nitrogen or phosphorus loadings to the lakes in […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The second annual physical monitoring of the 2013‐14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project began on June 20 and lasted the entire week. The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection (DEP), monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period of […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with China’s Rilin Group to help restore 225 acres of mangroves in Collier County. The group has committed $5 million to restore and monitor the mangrove forest at Fruit Farm Creek within the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (RBNERR). The project’s first phase, which entailed permitting, […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a meeting to discuss the status of the restoration plan covering the St. Lucie River and Estuary. At this meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in Stuart, Florida, DEP staff will provide a progress report concerning […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commission approved yesterday an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for an additional $800,000 in funding for a project to reduce pollution, identify sources of muck and reduce muck inputs to the Indian River Lagoon. This latest appropriation builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two […]

  • 29 January 2013

    During a January 24 meeting, the Santa Rosa County Commissioners gave Michael Walther of Coastal Technology Corporation a nod to commence the permitting process for Navarre Beach renourishment program. The permitting and final design part of this very important project will take about one year to complete, according to navarrepress.com. Regarding this issue, Walther stated: […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host an annual update meeting on September 9 to discuss the status of the restoration plan for Lake Jesup, part of the St. Johns River system. Meeting topics will include a review of the annual report, ongoing implementation efforts for the upcoming year and a presentation on revisions to the […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites stakeholders, governmental representatives, scientists, environmental groups, agricultural operators and others, to attend a meeting (March 31, 301 S.E. 4th Avenue, Gainesville, FL) addressing restoration of waterbodies in the Orange Creek Basin. DEP representatives will discuss the status of ongoing projects and sampling, the restoration plan schedule, and pollutant issues […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued a permit to the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) for the first phase of the Rolling Meadows Restoration Project. The project will restore about 2,000 acres of natural wetland habitat and reconnect hydrologic flows to Lake Hatchineha, ultimately restoring water flow into the Kissimmee River and helping restore […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $10 million in grant funding to Brevard County last week for the removal of up to 350,000 cubic yards of muck in the Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries. “Governor Scott and Florida’s legislative leaders are committed to improving the health of the Indian River Lagoon,” said […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting on September 2 in Altamonte Springs, FL, to discuss the water quality restoration plan for the Wekiva River, Rock Springs Run and Little Wekiva Canal.  DEP representatives will review the draft restoration plan, or Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), and take public input prior to finalization […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Captiva Erosion Prevention District said in its latest announcement that the Blind Pass maintenance dredging scheme was recently completed.  According to Steve Boutelle and Mike Campbell of the Lee County Division of Natural Resources, the quality of the latest dredge was the best compared to the previous dredging events. “It was a clean cut,” […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting its annual public meeting on September 10 to review water-quality restoration progress for the Harris Chain of Lakes and Lake Apopka, as well as further the water-quality restoration of five priority water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies are Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a meeting today to discuss restoration plans for the Orange Creek Basin, which will include presenting water-quality trends in the basin and providing updates on the plan’s implementation. The Orange Creek Basin restoration plan covers Newnans Lake, Orange Lake, Lake Wauberg, Hogtown Creek, Sweetwater Branch, Tumblin Creek […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit to the Port St. Joe Port Authority allowing the dredging of the port’s navigational channel to the maximum authorized depth of 37 feet.  “This is a huge hurdle that has been cleared. What a great opportunity that has presented itself for the Port of Port St. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin this week on phase four of the salt marsh restoration project at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s North Peninsula State Park in Volusia County. The work will take place along the Intracoastal Waterway, west of A1A and north of the Smith Creek Landing use area at the park. Initially […]