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  • 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    

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott and Newman Governments are ignoring dwindling global coal demand and the oversupply of ports in Queensland in their push for mega coal mining in the Galilee Basin with export through the Great Barrier Reef. “The Abbott and Newman governments are insanely pushing ahead with their industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef, even though […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2012

    A further discarding of two tonnes of diseased Gladstone fish by the Brisbane Raptis Fish Market confirms that the government is on the wrong course in its management of Gladstone Harbour. The local Gladstone fish market has been warning of the ongoing problems in the harbour for a year now. It discarded 600 tonnes of […]

  • 2 August 2010

    The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDD) in the port of Gladstone will cause environmental damage and destroy marine … (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, August 2, 2010;

  • 7 February 2010

    Adopting sustainable practices is a passport to future growth. Source: World Trade, February 6, 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

  • 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;

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that, after his push, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has dropped their objection to the Staten Island Bluebelt expansion project to get underway. The Bluebelt expansion project recently received $7.5 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after another push by Senator Schumer. […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Newport Beach City Council is expected to contribute $2.5 million toward a federal dredging project of Lower Newport Bay… By SEAN GREENE (ocregister) [mappress] Source: ocregister, December 14, 2011

  • 6 September 2011

      Area Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson emphasized that the Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel are the key to boosting growth of… By Mary Alys Cherry (yourhoustonnews) [mappress] Source: yourhoustonnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 15 November 2010

    State engineers and members of the water commission panned a proposed $750,000 study for a dam on the Upper Green River, saying the proposed… By Cory Hatch (deseretnews) [mappress] Source: deseretnews, November 16, 2010;

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board, reports the Environment Agency. They have given the go ahead for walled defenses at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mammoth Cave National Park has filed an application with the Energy and Environment Cabinet to modify the ferry landings at the Green River ferry crossing to allow for ferry operation in low water conditions. Fill material will be placed periodically at the ends of the concrete ferry landing at each river bank, and minor dredging […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted permission for a major dredging scheme at Dublin Port. The permission, granted on Tuesday, September 13th, clears the final hurdle for the proposed new cruise liner terminal for the city. According to EPA, the proposed capital dredging scheme will extend from the North Wall Quay Extension in the River Liffey Channel to […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, has today given the green light to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbor project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor, […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME has just confirmed its order for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers to enhance its fleet. Built according to a ‘green’ design, the two vessels will have a ‘Green Passport’ and a ‘Clean Design’ notation. The ships will be equipped with ‘dual fuel’ engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with all of the international […]

  • 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

  • 30 January 2012

    When Ports of Auckland chews off another section of the prized Waitemata Harbour, it expects a long, costly battle to prove its green …   By Isaac Davison (nzherald) [mappress] Source: nzherald, January 30, 2012;