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  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District ushered in a new era of leadership as Lt. Col. Michael A. Bliss assumed command from Lt. Col. John C. Becking during a July 1 ceremony in the Wanamaker Building’s Crystal Tea Room. Bliss is the 58th commander in the District’s history. North Atlantic Division Commander Brig. […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to repair the Bearskin Neck Jetty in Rockport Harbor in Rockport, Massachusetts, beginning in October 2014 and extending over a 5 to 6 month period. The work of this project consists of repairing the 540-foot-long jetty that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. In anticipation of […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    When Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States, a lot of its impacts were immediately obvious. From destroyed structures to massive power outages to flooding of communities and infrastructure like many had never seen before, the storm left its mark throughout the region. One of Sandy’s less obvious impacts at first was the damage it […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year and the bike lane, which had been closed during construction activities earlier this year, […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reinforcing his commitment to a strong and resilient shore, the Christie Administration jointly announced with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the schedule for critical Army Corps beach and dune construction projects that will reduce risk to lives, properties and infrastructure by rebuilding 44 miles of New Jersey coastline and providing the state with the […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christie Administration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and environmental and academic partners, has launched an $8 million pilot project that will evaluate the effectiveness of a new process that uses clean dredge materials to restore salt marshes to make coastal communities more resilient against future storms. The project will also […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced more than $13,7 mln in federal funding to 5 South Jersey environmental restoration projects from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation under the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grants. The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program supports projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Bob McDonnell and Col. Paul Olsen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay to announce they have signed an agreement to build a long-awaited seawall and jetty to protect the Island’s endangered harbor. The project will involve both state and federal funding. “This is fantastic news,” […]

  • 31 May 2012

    CSA International, Inc. (CSA) recently completed a 5-year monitoring program of nearshore hard bottom habitats in relation to the Sectors 1 and 2 Beach Renourishment Project (2007), offshore Indian River County, Florida. This program was a storm recovery project to replace sand losses following Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne in 2004. CSA was contracted by Indian […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee attended the “Oversight Hearing on Implementation of Corps of Engineers Water Resources Policies”, held on February 7, 2013 where he addressed the present. The following is the Senator’s statement: “Madame Chair, Ranking Member Vitter, thank you for having this hearing today to […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the Eastern United States, recovery and reconstruction efforts are far from complete. And while most of the attention has rightly focused on the need for aid to areas in the Northeast that were devastated by the storm’s landfall, Sandy’s power was so great that its […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on FEMA to formally assign the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize storm protection projects, including beach berms, dunes, and temporary sea walls, on Staten Island’s shoreline after the protective beaches were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The neighborhoods of South Beach, Midland Beach, New Dorp Beach and Oakwood Beach […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Upon completion of a post-storm assessment after the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the Charleston District has determined that the estimated sand loss to the federal project at Folly Beach is approximately 75,000-100,000 cubic yards. In order to restore Folly Beach to pre-Sandy conditions, the District estimates that it would cost $2.7-3.5 million to replace the […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District has awarded a $15.4 million Cape May beach nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. Work will be performed in Cape May, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of March 1, 2017. The purpose of this project is to provide hurricane and coastal storm damage reduction […]

  • 2 August 2013

    Yesterday, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the contract has been awarded and work will begin this month on the $3.4 million project to repair Keansburg’s levees and remove debris resulting from Superstorm Sandy. This Army Corps of Engineers project is funded at full federal expense and was made possible by the Sandy aid […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski yesterday continued her Maryland Jobs Tour on the Eastern Shore, joining Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan to inspect repairs to Ocean City’s Fishing Pier and beach sand dunes. Investments in Ocean City’s coastal infrastructure are critical to Maryland’s tourism economy. “In Ocean City, I’ve seen first-hand the impact that public […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sens. David Vitter and Barbara Boxer have something in common. At least that’s what the conservative Louisiana senator hopes as he prepares to take over the top Republican slot on the Environment and Public Works Committee. The Southern conservative and the Left Coast firebrand both represent coastal states burdened by flood control problems, and they […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them. A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently joined 200+ scientists, engineers, academics and restoration professionals at a major symposium in Manhattan discussing progress restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary and initiatives to […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced yesterday the completion of the first phase of the Port Monmouth Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. This $18 million project, aimed to reduce the risks that coastal storms pose to the Port Monmouth area, is federally funded through the Sandy relief package. Phase One of the project included dune […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has announced the availability of the Draft Limited Reevaluation Report and Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (Draft HSLRR/SEA) and General Conformity (GC) Determination which supports the draft Statement of Conformity (dSOC) for the Raritan Bay and Sandy […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the two year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s landfall in New Jersey, Congressman Chris Smith, who represents some of the hardest hit towns at the shore, toured several areas slammed by Superstorm Sandy to assess recovery efforts. “Two years ago today, New Jersey rallied to help those in need after Superstorm Sandy unleashed devastation on […]

  • 24 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    An Industry Day for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Regional Superstorm Sandy Shore Protection and Navigation Dredging Projects will be held on April 3, 2013, beginning 11:00 am. The purpose of this event is to allow the Government the opportunity to provide a brief overview of upcoming dredging projects’ requirements, address specific questions relating […]