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  • 8 September 2010

    One Great Lakes Restoration Initiative the EPA will fund is located in Brown County, off the shore of Green Bay. Aquatic biologist Victoria… By Susan Bence (wuwm) [mappress] Source: wuwm, September 9, 2010;

  • 28 February 2012

    As this week’s storm subsides, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District officials estimate that Mud Mountain and Howard Hanson dams protected nearly one million people and about $2 billion in resources in the White and Green River valleys. This rainfall and flow rate lands in the Howard Hanson Dam’s top ten events in […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today welcomed Mark Butler’s appointment to the environment portfolio, calling on him to commit to acting on key environment issues where Labor has been all talk and no action in the past. “Labor has been all talk and no action on protecting national parks from logging, mining and grazing and on protecting […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to refuse offshore sludge dumping at Abbot Point, following today’s announcement of an independent commission of inquiry into Gladstone Harbour. “How can even more Reef dumping be approved, when we’re still investigating the destruction caused last time?” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has completed cleanup construction activity at the Curtis Bay Yard Superfund site in Anne Arundel County, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday. EPA provided oversight of the massive 11-year cleanup project and the U.S. Coast Guard led the cleanup effort, which included excavating thousands of tons of contaminated soil […]

  • 13 October 2010

    The Port Hedland Port Authority has applied for the green light to begin a dredging program that will see the harbour’s annual export … (miningaustralia) [mappress] Source: miningaustralia, October 13, 2010;

  • 7 July 2011

    Surfing conditions will soon change at North Cronulla, after the green light was given to build an underwater sandbank, or ‘‘sea slug’’, to improve… (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, July 7, 2011

  • 16 September 2011

    The U.S. Senate last week approved Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s request for $53 million in the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water… By Steven Green (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, September 16, 2011

  • 31 March 2011

      The state plans to spend an additional $750,000 in its battle against the toxic blue-green algae that has kept visitors away from Grand… BY SPENCER HUNT (dispatchpolitics) [mappress] Source: dispatchpolitics, March 31, 2011    

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is about to hold an event “Green Port Hull: The design of the marine structures for the New Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Harbor, Hull” next week (24 November) at the University of Hull Enterprise Centre.  At the event, speakers will present and discuss the development of this new port in Hull. Together with […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The draft Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, released today, does nothing to stop the onslaught of dredging and dumping already applied for along the Reef’s coast and the mass export of coal through the Reef to exacerbate climate change, say the Australian Greens. “The plan ignores the fact that exporting millions of tonnes of coal […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens announced a new policy in Brisbane today to stop offshore dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef, being dug up at record rates for new coal and gas ports. “It’s time Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott started treating the Great Barrier Reef as a natural wonder of the world and […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate the bravery of Greenpeace activists, who boarded a loaded coal ship in the Great Barrier Reef to raise awareness of the damage coal exports are doing to the Reef through climate change and shipping. “The Great Barrier Reef is too precious to be treated as a coal and gas highway for […]

  • 16 December 2009

    The construction of the $4 billion Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) at Gladstone has moved a step closer to becoming a reality, with the Queensland Government signing a mandate that gives the green light to the project… Source: The Courier Mail, December 15, 2009

  • 21 December 2011

    The Queensland Greens are concerned state government spin doctors will make it appear Gladstone Harbour’s fish are safer to eat than they…   (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, December 21, 2011; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 9 March 2011

    The Labor-Green Government has been left with no choice but to listen to the cries for help from Tasmanians, and immediately recommence… By Victor P Taffa (southernthunderer) [mappress] Source: southernthunderer, March 9, 2011  

  • 30 June 2010

    Local Government Minister Bryan Green refused to commit to a date yesterday to hand over more than $6 million for Tamar estuary dredging.   [mappress] Source: examiner, June 30, 2010;

  • 6 April 2010

    Monday crews started Year Two of an eight-year project to remove PCB-contaminated sediment from the Fox River around Green Bay… [mappress] Source:wbay,April 6,2010;

  • 17 February 2010

    Green Bay this year has a harbor that needs to be dredged, an island that could be developed and a federal government coming up short with money for both projects… [mappress] Source:dailyreporter,February 17,2010;

  • 5 March 2010
    Research & Development

    Projects like Dubai’s “The World” will cause untold damage of shoreline erosion and habitat loss. So do modern ports, threatening endangered species. But there are solutions, says US expert… Source: Green Prophet, March 5, 2010

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan State Senator Mike Green voted for Senate Bill 233, which will provide funding for dredging in the Great Lakes harbors and marinas. The federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund was established for this same purpose but no money has been forthcoming and diminishing water levels will soon cause an economic emergency if nothing is done. […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 64,000 more homes will be better protected from the devastating effects of flooding after 93 new flood defences were given the green light to start construction this year. With £294 million to be invested in flood risk management this year, 165,000 homes are now expected to be better protected by 2015, which is […]

  • 13 October 2014

    More than 100 people attended the Hamilton Island Reef Hour on Thursday night to hear guest speakers including finance and energy expert Tim Buckley and former GBRMPA director Dr Adam Smith discuss ongoing threats to the Great Barrier Reef. Dr Adam Smith, Director of Reef Ecologic and former Director of GBRMPA said: “There are some […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to manage flood risk across Fife are given the green light by Fife Council’s Executive Committee. Fife is covered by four Local Flood Risk Management Plans which aim to reduce the devastating impact of flooding. The plans were produced jointly by the Council, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Water and neighbouring local authorities. […]