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  • 5 June 2012

      The hypocritical in-fighting between the federal environment minister and the Queensland premier over the Great Barrier Reef has demonstrated what the Greens have been saying all along – the Australian Government should never have tried to pass off their own environmental responsibilities to the states, the Australian Greens said today. “Let’s be crystal clear […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kennet and Avon Canal, a waterway in southern England, will soon have one mile of newly restored bank. Restoration works on the portion of a 87 miles long canal are in full swing. According to Oda Dijksterhuis from the Canal and River Trust, the “green method” being used to rebuild the bank was similar […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun maintenance dredging of the navigational channel in the outer harbor of Green Bay, north of Long Tail Point. Work started on Monday, October 3, 2016 and will continue for the next six to seven weeks. It is anticipated that all work will be completed by Thanksgiving. “It is the […]

  • 22 September 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 […]

  • 26 May 2010

    Representative Gene Green introduced a bill (H. R. 5329) to modify the project for navigation and environmental restoration, Houston-… [mappress] Source: marinelink, May 26, 2010;

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Senate inquiry into the Greens’ bill to save the Great Barrier Reef today recommended no new ports in pristine areas of the reef until a strategic assessment of the reef is completed, but the recommendation comes too late to be acted upon in this Parliament. “Through this Greens initiated inquiry, we’ve finally seen some […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Business & Finance

                    News in Photos: Keel Laying for New IHC Dredger The keel laying event for the 1,840 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on 22nd of April, 2015. DEME Orders Two ‘Green’ Dredgers DEME has just confirmed its order for […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Group. “Operations for 2017 got underway on March 20 and are expected to continue until mid-November,” the […]

  • 2 May 2010

    Marshfield — About a month after officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducted a survey of the jetties at Green Harbor — which… [mappress] Source: wickedlocal,May 2, 2010;

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded recently an almost $2.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, LLC., to dredge Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Great Lakes Dock, from Muskegon, Mich., will remove 99,000 cubic yards of material. They will deposit 60,000 cubic yards in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater management projects in Berwyn, Forest Park and Westchester from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that we protect Illinois communities […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Under a state-funded plan, coastal green infrastructure will increase resiliency along the Hudson River estuary shoreline and coastal areas of New York City, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced yesterday. The New York City Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and Department of City Planning is jointly managing the project. […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the State of Wisconsin, and Brown County announced that they are wrapping up work on the foundation for the Cat Island chain restoration project in Lower Green Bay. “Thanks to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – and our […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) will start work on the Greens Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project in north Harris County this year due to $8 million in start-up funding allocated in the federal fiscal year 2015 budget for the Corps’ Civil Works program. Shakhar Misir, […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $1 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the city of Milwaukee to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined at the Global Water Center by Milwaukee Mayor Tom […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens condemned the LNP Government’s misguided attacks on Great Barrier Reef campaigners and their calls to boycott Ben and Jerry’s for its Reef anti-dredging campaign. “Rather than acknowledge the peril the Great Barrier Reef is in, the LNP is attacking people who want this natural wonder protected not trashed by the coal and […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recently released latest update on the Cat Island restoration project in Green Bay. The Cat Island project is a multi-partner habitat restoration project that involves reconstructing three islands in the lower bay, providing 272 acres of habitat for shorebirds, waterfowl, amphibians, turtles, etc. The restoration project includes three islands with a […]

  • 2 December 2011

    The Batiquitos Lagoon will undergo weeks of activity for ecosystem enrichment efforts. Its dredging project, championed by the California…   By Christina Macone-Greene (thecoastnews) [mappress] Source: thecoastnews, December 2, 2011;

  • 23 February 2011

    The dredging of the Port of Savannah moved a step closer today after State Environmental Protection Division officials gave the green light… (porttechnology) [mappress] Source: porttechnology, February 23, 2011;

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released a video in which the District’s project manager, Shakhar Misir, gives an update on the Greens Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project located in North Houston. In the video, Misir provides background on the cooperative efforts between the Harris County Flood Control District and USACE. […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Australian Government’s unwillingness to act on the ongoing environmental crisis in Gladstone harbour was explained today, as the Australian Financial Review reported Environment Minister Tony Burke as saying ‘it’s difficult to find any world heritage values within Gladstone harbour’. “Tony Burke is risking the de-listing of Gladstone harbour from World Heritage status through negligence, […]

  • 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 […]