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  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens said that their strong campaign standing with the community against dredge spoil dumping in the Great Barrier Reef has resulted in the Newman Government finally considering onshore disposal of the Abbot Point dredge spoil. “The immense community, scientific and international opposition to Reef dumping, as well as our strong political opposition, is […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today released new official figures on dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area which show our Reef continues to be treated as a coal and gas highway and a rubbish tip, risking UNESCO listing the Reef as World Heritage in Danger. “There is only one Great Barrier Reef. […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The Queensland Greens say a team of experts reviewing water quality and seagrass health in and around Gladstone Harbor is too close to…   (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, December 15, 2011; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 27 June 2013

    The Australian Greens today wrote to the Environment Minster urging him to reject the dredging and dumping proposal to expand Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef, after Labor supported a Greens motion to stop Reef dumping in the Senate yesterday. “After approving millions of tonnes of sediment to be dumped in the […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next round of dredging operations in the Metedeconk River is now underway, according to the Brick Township officials. The project, which began late last year, is part of a $16 million scheme to continue returning channels in Barnegat Bay to a state of good repair. The first few days will consist of work during […]

  • 27 February 2012

    With Hay Point, Dudgeon Point and Abbot Point, and not to mention the debacle occurring in Gladstone, the people of Mackay and the Whitsundays who are concerned about the Reef cannot afford to waste their votes on either major party according to the Greens candidate for Whitsunday Jonathon Dykyj. “Now the state government’s coal and […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 6 May 2013

    UNESCO’s confirmation overnight that it will consider listing the Great Barrier Reef on the World Heritage list of sites in danger, puts the Newman and Gillard governments on notice to stop letting mining companies destroy the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “The World Heritage Committee has officially expressed concern over the lack of […]

  • 27 April 2011

    Hudson River Sloop Clerwater announced that the federal Environmental Protection Agency will honor Manna Jo Greene, the group’s… (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, April 27, 2011  

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport yesterday to build Tilbury2 – a new multi million pound port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London. With construction scheduled to start in a matter of weeks, the privately funded port […]

  • 17 January 2011

    The problem-plagued Historic Falmouth Port has been plunged into a fresh round of controversy as green lobbyists are insisting that 20 … BY PETRE WILLIAMS-RAYNOR (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, January 17, 2011;

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation representing the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme attended the House of Commons on 6 November to accept the Green Apple Environment Award, which was bestowed on the project earlier this year. The Green Apple Environment Awards scheme is an annual international campaign which recognizes, rewards and promotes environmental best practice around the world. The Awards were […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, 18 December, the ‘Green Shield’ project was launched in the Biesbosch nature reserve. The project will further the understanding of how forebanks with vegetation – such as willow trees – can break waves. It is known that vegetation can mitigate wave impact. There are models that have been validated in the Delft wave […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £100 million Boston Barrier – which will better protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding – has been given the a green light by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Michael Gove. Following approval for the scheme’s full business case from HM Treasury last week, the […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    To save the Great Barrier Reef from an ‘In Danger’ listing, the Abbott Government needs to follow the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, instead of telling other countries to back off, as reported today. “The best way to avoid a World Heritage ‘In Danger’ listing, which would be a disaster for our tourism industry, is to […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The Queensland Greens’ Senator says a State Government report on water quality levels in the Gladstone Harbour in central Queensland is … By Megan Hendry (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, October 7, 2011;

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today’s State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area shows the Australian Government has failed to meet key UNESCO recommendations to keep the Reef off the World Heritage in Danger list, prompting the Australian Greens to announce they will move amendments to federal environmental laws to enforce the recommendations and protect the […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The new LNP Government allowed the Gladstone Ports Corporation to dredge above its licence conditions over the Easter long weekend. “Then Shadow Environment Minister Andrew Powell made promises during the election campaign that they would take action on the harbour’s many problems but have allowed it to exceed its dredging limit over the Easter weekend,” […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A flood defense scheme in Somerset, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been recognized in two national awards schemes. The Cannington Flood Defense Scheme, completed earlier this year, has been awarded a 2017 Green Apple Environment Award and is shortlisted in the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards. The […]

  • 27 December 2011

    After striking an early snag, the Noosa Dog Beach project is back on track. Division 11 councillor Russell Green said a new dredge would soon be in place and work set to begin early in the new year. The news follows a delay caused when the dredge originally called in for the job was unable […]

  • 2 February 2012

    State-owned port operator Pelindo II has received the green light to take over the construction of the Kalibaru container terminal in North …   (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, February 2, 2012;

  • 16 June 2010

    Key federal officials met Monday in Green Bay to discuss ways to make sure dredging in the Fox River continues for two separate projects.   [mappress] Source: greenbaypressgazette, June 16, 2010;

  • 15 September 2011

    The mushy green clumps floating in Capaha Park’s lagoon Wednesday morning didn’t stop Brenda Morse from walking its perimeter.   By Scott Moyers (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, September 15, 2011