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  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has released two draft plans to address recreational use loss and ecosystem injuries in Louisiana and Gulf of Mexico caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. According to their latest announcement, both of these draft plans are consistent with the Trustees’ Programmatic Restoration Plan. Those draft plans released are: The Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment: […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key, Florida, has just released an update on the Longboat Key beach nourishment scheme. The City said in the announcement that the work is progressing rapidly along Segment 3 with sand placement from Pelican Harbor (4241 Gulf of Mexico Drive) southward. The project will progress south until approximately the second half of June […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate funds for a Limited Reevaluation Review to continue the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC) project connecting Acadiana ports to the Gulf of Mexico. Congress provided design authorization for the AGMAC project in the 2007 Water Resources & Development Act […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key has just announced the latest update from their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. The project team is closely watching the increasing wave and tidal surge conditions created by Tropical Storm Colin, the Town stated. The storm will create rough surf along the Longboat Key shoreline and will affect sand placement, sea […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt yesterday appeared before the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, facing questions on the proposed EPA budget, which will cut the agency’s spending by roughly 30 percent. According to national and local organizations working on Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new Mississippi State research project will study a wetland restoration approach along the Gulf of Mexico, and findings will help improve future environmental restoration efforts. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the organization’s Gulf Research Program recently announced that the MSU project is among five newly funded projects focused on enhancing […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council have announced a public meeting to present the Council’s Funded Priorities List (FPL 3a). This will be the first in-person Gulf Coast public meeting held during the RESTORE Council’s 32-day public review and comment period on Funded Priorities List (FPL) […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Peterson – an international energy logistics provider – has signed a teaming partnership agreement with Port Cameron LLC, to develop the new port and supply base facility in the Gulf of Mexico. The company will provide logistics consultancy services to support the planning and initial development of Port Cameron, a 500-acre deepwater staging port situated in […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In line with the recently approved sand berm plans by the President of the US, the State of Louisiana has contracted Royal Boskalis… [mappress] Source: Boskalis, June 16, 2010;

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority is set to hold two open houses to present their plans for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Deepening Project. The meetings will take place on September 26, at the Port Aransas Community Center in Port Aransas, and September 27, at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, TX. The […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) a grant in the amount of $297,816 to improve coastal resilience in the Northern Gulf of Mexico with new pilot projects in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. “Investment in the Gulf of Mexico Alliance allows EPA to engage a broad network […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced an additional $3 million in funding for the Port of Morgan City, located within the community of Morgan City in St. Mary Parish, LA. The funds will be used to dredge the Atchafalaya River and Bayous Chene, Boeuf and Black. Commenting the latest news, Louisiana Congressman Clay […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With high-tech equipment pumping up to 50,000 cubic yards of sand per day from a shoal area in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ project to renourish Cat Island’s East Beach is expected to conclude in mid-October. “Cat Island is an important asset to Mississippi because of its natural beauty and historical […]

  • 8 July 2010

    There’s a dirty secret buried under Gulf of Mexico beaches after cleanup workers scrape away the oil washing ashore… [mappress] Source: googlenews, July 8, 2010;

  • 9 June 2010

    Three days after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico, the Dutch government offered to help. [mappress] Source: chron, June 9, 2010;

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program yesterday awarded $285,744 in grants to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to help restore the swamp forest habitat near the City of New Orleans. “This grant will help protect and restore the habitat along the Louisiana coast,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “This is a welcome […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will host a public meeting to discuss the draft Post Authorization Change (PAC) Report and draft Revised Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (RP EIS) for the Morganza to the Gulf of Mexico (MTG) project on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. The draft “Revised Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Morganza […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program announced yesterday that the University of Florida Board of Trustees received a $262,204 cooperative agreement to focus on habitat restoration. The goal of the project is to restore 24 acres of riparian habitat on the Apalachicola River in the Florida Panhandle by planting willow stakes […]

  • 22 May 2010

    The state began a dredging project Friday to keep oil from a massive Gulf of Mexico leak out of the state’s wetlands — even though the…   [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate,May 22, 2010;

  • 28 February 2011

    About $85 million is needed annually to keep the Mississippi River deep enough for ships to navigate from the Gulf of Mexico to Louisiana’s… More info: dailycomet [mappress] Source: dailycomet, February 28, 2011;

  • 15 June 2010

    In Louisiana and other states on the Gulf of Mexico there is frustration over what many residents see as a slow response by the U.S…. (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, June 15, 2010;

  • 3 August 2012

    Triton Diving Services, LLC (TRITON) has entered into an Exclusive Alliance Agreement with Marin Subsea Ltd, a company of the Marin Group (MARIN), for the provision and operation of mass excavation and other services for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico region. TRITON, headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana USA, is a leading […]

  • 25 October 2011

    The idea of re-establishing a pass to the Gulf of Mexico near Navarre is getting new life from the Air Force… By Louis Cooper (pnj) [mappress] Source: pnj, October 25, 2011

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recently awarded project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island is about to begin mid-February 2019, reports the Army Corps’ Galveston District. According to USACE, the work that will begin in the next couple of weeks is set for completion in mid-February 2020. This is first […]

  • 19 November 2009

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ failure to properly maintain a shipping channel linking New Orleans, Louisiana, to the Gulf of Mexico led to catastrophic flooding during Hurricane Katrina, a federal court ruled Wednesday… Source: CNN, November 19, 2009;

  • 24 March 2011

    Testing on oil samples recovered from the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle, Louisiana, shows the material came from a defunct well… (cnn) [mappress] Source: cnn, March 24, 2011