Search results for: Hempstead

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  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Five years after the Superstorm Sandy slammed the town, Hempstead officials are working on a dredging project that will rehabilitate local waterways and clear channels that were affected by the storm. Yesterday, at the West Marina in Point Lookout, Councilwoman King Sweeney was joined by Supervisor Laura Gillen and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito as they announced that the […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino has announced that his township’s beaches will be fully open for this summer’s season. “I am delighted to announce that all Town of Hempstead beaches will be fully open to the public this summer as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conclude coastal protection work on the town’s […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth has joined with Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in announcing a federal grant totaling $4.1 million to repair damage done to Manhasset Bay during Hurricane Sandy. The grant, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with $460,312.83 in funding […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to approve the Town of North Hempstead’s grant application for tidal wetland restoration in Hempstead Harbor, Port Washington from the 2015 Long Island Sound Futures Fund. The revitalization of Hempstead Harbor is imperative to strengthening the shoreline and protecting the surrounding community […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday launched his effort to ensure that the federal government does not leave out North Shore Long Island communities, like North Hempstead, in funding Sandy rebuilding and resiliency efforts. The Town of North Hempstead has a number of critical recovery projects in the works, including rebuilding the town dock in […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Through a partnership with the New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), an Army Corp dredged rock is now deployed on one of New York’s reef sites providing benefits to habitat, the environment, divers and fishermen, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced yesterday. The ACOE and its […]

  • 30 December 2010

    After an emotional meeting with residents frustrated by the stench from rotting seaweed at Point Lookout, the state has issued a permit so… By JENNIFER SMITH (newsday) [mappress] Source: newsday, December 30, 2010;

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Long Beach community along the south shore of Long Island, N.Y. like so many others, experienced beach erosion as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Army Corps’ New York District, together with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sea Dog Creek dredging project, aimed to remove a sand bar that has become a hazard for local boaters and to restore marshland, is officially underway, Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney said in her latest announcement.   In January 2018, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, Councilwoman King Sweeney and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito stood together to call on […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A partnership project between the Environment Agency and the Box Moor Trust in Hemel Hempstead has been recognized with a national award. The project has transformed a 1 kilometer stretch of the River Bulbourne in Hemel Hempstead from a straight, wide and silty river into a meandering chalk stream, which is a globally rare habitat. […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and Nassau County were a host to a series of public meetings about the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings were held yesterday, September 18th, in Long Beach, NY. The purpose of […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and Nassau County will host two scoping meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings are being held pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), USACE […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, the Box Moor Trust and the Chilterns Chalk Stream Project are working together to restore a 1km length of the River Bulbourne between the Grand Union Canal and Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead. According to the Chilterns, the scheme will restore the Bulbourne at Box Moor to a more natural chalk stream, create […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel have announced $1.67 million in federal funding to the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County for the restoration of Leeds Pond, damaged as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy. The funding was allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will be […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Hempstead has received additional funding from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) for aquatic sand removal efforts at various ponds and streams, announced the Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The Town received $131,947.50 in Direct Administrative Charges (DAC) from FEMA, reimbursing the Town for expenditures to DMS Disaster Consultants for their work in […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced the details of the major, $180M federally-funded dune and groin protection system for Long Beach, Long Island. Superstorm Sandy devastated the Island, in large part because a protection system had never been built. Following the storm, Schumer secured $180 million in federal funds for the Sandy relief bill […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded two contracts to repair navigation projects in Nassau County totaling approximately $13.5 million. The larger of the two contracts, for $ 9.7 million, was awarded to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to perform needed maintenance dredging of the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel, with […]

  • 1 August 2013

    United States Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the U.S. Coast Guard will replace the main navigational light tower at the end of the rocky jetty at Jones Inlet that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in a highly expedited fashion. Originally, the Army Corps and Coast Guard hadn’t been slated to […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Reps. Steve Israel (D–NY) and Rosa DeLauro (D–CT) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to protect Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship and Restoration Act will advance the protection and restoration of this key estuary. They were joined by local environmental groups, including the New York and Connecticut […]

  • 26 May 2011

    After years of storm driven seas battering the Point Lookout shoreline, a bay-like depression was carved out of the northeast coast of the waterfront community. The erosion that resulted posed a threat to area homes, local roadways and a community park. What’s more, the depression served as a collecting pool for seaweed left behind by […]