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  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of Boskalis, Van Oord, the Royal Netherlands Navy and Wagenborg Shipping were selected. The vessel sizes vary in length from between 40-160m, with tonnage ranging from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Josh Green’s ‘talk story’ session Thursday evening in Kona turned into a transportation update session. Green invited state Department of Transportation Director Glenn Okimoto, who addressed about two dozen people at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Included in the updates were state highways, airports and commercial harbors. Harbors Hawai‘i Island has two commercial harbors: […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are moving for a Senate Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef and are calling on the other parties to support the inquiry. “Our inquiry would examine whether the mounting threats to the Reef are being properly managed or whether pressure from the mining industry, driving the unprecedented industrialisation, will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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  

  • 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

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    The Abbott Government’s State Party report to the World Heritage Committee on the Great Barrier Reef, released over the weekend, is shameless spin and raises concerns that Reef Rescue funding will be decreased, say the Australian Greens. “The government is using greenwash and spin to try and distract from the Reef dredging, dumping and shipping […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2013

    VolkerStevin has won a ‘Silver’ Green Apple Award which recognises its outstanding sustainability practices on the Central Felixstowe Coastal Protection Scheme. The award, which was accepted by representatives of the project team at the House of Commons, praised their innovative measures to ensure that the project was run in a sustainable way with minimal impact […]

  • 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;