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  • 22 March 2012

    The Greens are the only party to oppose offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, as the Labor, Liberal and National parties voted down a Greens motion to stop any further offshore dumping approvals. A Galaxy poll last week revealed 88 per cent of Queenslanders are opposed to the dumping of dredge […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rene Kolman, IADC’s Secretary General, held a presentation named “Greener Dredging” at the IAPH Conference, which was held on 21-24 May 2012, in Jerusalem, Israel. “Dredging is green and is getting greener and greener. In this presentation I will emphasise the fact that my member companies are already taking care of the environment and often […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that Representative Bill Keating advanced with the Army Corps of Engineers have been funded in the Army Corps’ New England District work plan for 2016. “From severe weather patterns to rising sea levels, our district – with the most coastline in the state – is at greatest risk and vulnerability to these impacts […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District held a public meeting at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building in the City of Shaker Heights, on May 16, regarding its Green Lake dredging project. The Green Lake dredging scheme will benefit the water quality by removing organic sediments and reducing the cloudiness of the water. Restoring the lake’s depth will improve […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Team Van Oord and the Environment Agency visited the House of Commons in Westminster earlier this week to collect a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice. The Green Apple Award was presented to the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme which has received a host […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fox River Cleanup Project – Season 2015, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, started yesterday, announced the Fox River Cleanup Group. This cleanup program is a multi-year cleanup effort that includes dredging, capping and covering over a 13-mile stretch of the Lower Fox River. […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a total of $260,000 to two organizations for work that will improve water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed. The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has used a $200,000 EPA grant to hire an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator for a two-year period. […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), is continuing 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. Boaters should follow all instructions as […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining industrialisation, just like Kevin Rudd’s does, say the Australian Greens. “Tony Abbott has joined Kevin Rudd today with a toothless Great Barrier Reef policy that does nothing to stand in the way of the reef being turned into a dumping […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today. “The Abbott Government’s inquiry seems to focus only on the bund wall and doesn’t appear to have investigative powers,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Rather than […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Queensland Greens say that it is time that Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) took legal action against the Gladstone Ports Corporation [GPC]. “They deserve to be fined,” Queensland Greens state spokesperson Libby Connors said. “They only resumed dredging on 19 January and within 4 days the turbidity was above their licensed level. […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 6, the Port of Odessa Authority became a member of the working project Ecoports as a part of the European Sea Ports Organization. This became possible thanks to the system of preparatory work carried out in the port, quality organization of environmental safety and compliance with the highest European standards. Recall that in […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement projects. Illinois Green Infrastructure Grants (IGIG) are designed to support projects that reduce the amount of pollution running into Illinois waterways from stormwater sources and reduce the risk of localized flooding. This announcement is part of […]

  • 3 July 2012

      The first 100 days of Campbell Newman’s Premiership have been a disaster for Queensland’s future according to the Queensland Greens. On the 100th day of taking over responsibility for governing the State and all its features and assests, Premier Newman’s success on the big issues can be judged as turbidity levels rise again in […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded an almost $2.4 million contract to Luedtke Dredging Company, to dredge Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Under the project, the dredging contractor from Frankfort, Mich., will remove 287,800 cubic yards of material. They will place the dredged material in the Cat Island dredge material […]

  • 17 January 2012

    The WA Greens have questioned whether the Swan River Trust has the resources to adequately monitor the environmental impacts of the new Swan…     (abc) [mappress] Source: abc , January 17, 2012;

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed berths, built as part of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock in Hull, have welcomed their first vessels. The vessels, Stema Shipping’s MV Bulknes and MV Beltnes, are using the berths to deliver almost 400,000 tonnes of crushed stone from Norway, which will be used to surface the Siemens site. […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, the Magnor, is currently working on the Green Port development project in Hull. The Green Port project, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports, will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. According to the ABP, the work on the Green Port Hull is […]

  • 26 August 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 […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project, which will transform Dublin Port’s infrastructure and enable it to service the economy for decades to come. The project will increase the port’s ability to handle large ships by deepening and lengthening three kilometers of the port’s seven kilometers of berths. […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the Cooper’s Ferry Partnership in Camden, New Jersey has been selected to receive $70,000 worth of technical assistance to advance projects aimed at reducing water pollution in Camden. The EPA will provide the assistance to help estimate the benefits of the Camden SMART (Stormwater Management And Resource […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Green Infrastructure (GI) guide, launched this week at World Water Week, is set to raise much needed awareness of the benefits of GI solutions for water resources management, according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The Green Infrastructure Guide for Water Management: Ecosystem-based Management Approaches for Water-Related Infrastructure Projects is a product […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Algal blooms located in water surfaces is a common problem which is encountered by many professionals in the water industry. High algae levels often result in a deterioration of the water quality and bad odor. In order to provide an environmentally friendly solution to prevent the growth of blue-green algae, the Dutch company LG Sound […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,741,400 contract to Roen Salvage Co. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., for dredging Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Roen Salvage will remove 90,000 cubic yards of material and deposit it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility located on the north side of the Fox River, […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, yesterday wrapped up his visit to the Badger State making a series of announcements related to the Superfund program, aimed to cleanup highly polluted sites across the country. At the Fox River Superfund Site in Green Bay, Administrator Wheeler announced the completion of more than two decades […]