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  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near La Push, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC, from Anchorage, Alaska, is scheduled to start September 29 on the $1.7 million project, USACE said. The company will dredge about 60,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District sent a flood fight team to the Quillayute River to stop an imminent breach at the South Jetty in La Push, Wash. Quileute Nation officials requested assistance and a five-person team deployed to the area Jan. 7. They began shoring up an eroded beach area caused by […]

  • 20 October 2011

    Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington grilled Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom on Tuesday about the lack of progress on the issue of dredgi… (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, October 20, 2011;

  • 23 October 2010

    Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington and a local group continued the push last week to get funding to deal with the silt issue in the secondary… By Jessica Kerr (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, October 24, 2010;

  • 7 March 2010
    Vessels

    La Push, WA – In conjunction with the United States Coast Guard, and various other state agencies, the dredge Nehalem that sunk late last month in the channel entrance of La Push was raised late Saturday night… [mappress] Source: Olympic Peninsula Enviromental News, March 7, 2010

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Mast yesterday requested that President Donald Trump include $250 million in funding for Everglades restoration in his FY2021 budget request. This request comes on the heels of President Trump signing into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which at Rep. Mast’s urging, included a historic $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Congressmen Bill Huizenga and Fred Upton sent a letter last week to the Army Corps of Engineers advocating and encouraging USACE to include Holland Harbor in the 2020 work plan. In the letter, the Congressmen discuss the significance and economic importance of Holland Harbor as well as how Congress approved funding above the expected […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Mast, Alcee Hastings, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Francis Rooney are leading a bipartisan push from Florida lawmakers to fully fund Everglades restoration and water quality infrastructure projects. “The federal government needs to step up with a strong funding commitment for infrastructure projects that are critical to Florida’s environment, economy and public health, especially […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vilano Beach is a step closer to being renourished after a U.S. Senate panel approved a bill to authorize the work, the Florida Senator Bill Nelson’s office said.  Florida’s Democratic senator yesterday visited St. Johns County to discuss the Vilano Beach project and what’s being done to get the county’s beaches ready for the upcoming hurricane season, […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, along with members of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study in the president’s FY2019 budget request. Following the damaging flood waters that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last year, causing millions […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Congressman Dan Donovan and Council Member Joe Borelli yesterday called for resiliency investments on Staten Island’s South Shore to fill a gap between existing flood protection projects. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a comprehensive line of protection from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park, and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer, yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project that will build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. Schumer said that a new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Gregory Meeks yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin construction now on storm resiliency projects on the Rockaway Peninsula that have already been studied for years and have consensus support – like jetties, groins and a sea wall. Senator Schumer said that it is unacceptable […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bega Andrew Constance is asking the community to show support for construction and funding of an artificial reef for Eurobodalla. Mr Constance said in its release that the Eurobodalla Recreational Fishing Action Group (ERFAG) has prepared a submission to support a new Offshore Artificial Reef to be situated off the coast of the […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Borough President Oddo, State Senator Savino, State Senator Lanza and Councilman Steven Matteo called on the Army Corps of Engineers yesterday to officially approve plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The Army Corps’ Staten Island Sea Wall project, that the Staten Island lawmakers have long […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Alcee L. Hastings and Patrick E. Murphy have led a bipartisan letter from members of the Florida Congressional Delegation calling on Congressional leaders to maintain the full funding outlined in the President’s budget request for Everglades restoration efforts throughout the appropriations process. “Our waterways are in crisis and require immediate action, but we […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons, during the Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, questioned Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, about the need for additional funding for beach nourishment projects along Delaware’s battered coastline. After winter storms devastated Delaware’s coastline earlier this year, Senator Coons joined the delegation in supporting Governor Markell’s request for emergency funding to […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near LaPush, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, Inc, from Eagle Creek, Oregon, is tentatively scheduled to start September 25 on the $1.7 million project. The company will dredge about 70,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The dredging […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    As special session talks heat up in the Capitol, Senator Thad Altman just revealed that the revitalization of the Indian River Lagoon remains his top legislative priority, in addition to the restoration of the Florida Everglades. The Senate’s proposed budget allocates $37 million for Florida Forever, the state’s land acquisition program, which was contested by Altman […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) has urged the Army Corps to take action to complete the Quillayute Harbor dredging project in a timely manner. In a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Civil Works, Kilmer called for the Corps to recover taxpayer dollars and hold the contractor accountable for failing to complete work […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang, said he would ask the Government for policies to attract investment to inland waterway facilities. Thang told a conference on boosting water transport throughout the Hong (Red) River Delta that it was necessary for agencies and localities to recognise the role of inland waterways in helping create a […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, Senators Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., led a bipartisan group of ten Great Lakes senators in urging the Senate Environment and Public Works committee to take action on the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act. The bill would formally authorize the Great Lakes […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, led members of the task force in urging Senate appropriators to fund critical Great Lakes programs as they consider spending bills for the 2015 fiscal year. In five letters to Senate Appropriations subcommittee chairmen, Great Lakes senators highlighted programs that preserve and protect […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, announced the passage of a bipartisan Clean Estuaries Act of 2014 in committee. Vitter, along with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), worked together to develop the bill that was passed out of committee yesterday and will help provide grants to restore recognized […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rethink their recent tentatively-selected plan for the West Shore Hurricane Protection Project. On August 23, the Corps announced their “tentatively selected plan,” but the alignment they chose protects fewer parishes than a separate alignment that is preferred by local officials. “To […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Hartland Council is planning to hold a meeting to discuss how to prevent flooding from happening again, reports Cbc.ca. The Council will discuss different options, like dredging, levee construction, to prevent flood damage in the future. The city council wants to initiate a conversation with the provincial government which announced an $8-million plan to relocate […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) to combine Army Corps “operations and maintenance funding” with federal disaster aid for the dredging of Fire Island Inlet and beach replenishment at Robert Moses and Fire Island Beaches. Fire Island […]

  • 17 September 2012

    “The current seabed depth of 11 metres at the Penang Port is not deep enough and it should be increased to 15 metres,” stated Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. A deeper channel will allow bigger ships to enter the port and have access to the upgraded RM680 million wharf. “This is what the state has […]