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  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing efforts to develop innovative resiliency strategies to protect communities from storms and flooding, the Christie Administration yesterday marked the beginning of the second phase of work to restore Wreck Pond. Governor Chris Christie announced the start of the $7.4 million project in Spring Lake on July 23. Since then, dredging of the 73-acre lake has […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crews are working on a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to improve the channel between Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson in Sebring. This development program, undertaken by the contractor Douglas N. Higgins, Inc., includes the channel dredging operations, debris removal, rip-rap replacement, etc. Starting Monday, December 21, 2015, the contractor will temporarily close the […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Galvin Bros., Inc. Construction Company is currently working hard on the Canaan Lake Restoration Project using Remu Big Float E22 Amphibious Excavator.  Canaan Lake is a 26 acre lake in Long Island, New York, that has been affected by many different invasive plant species making the lake essentially unusable to the public and the residents […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual State of the Lake meeting planned by the Mamanasco Lake Improvement Fund will be held today at 8 p.m. in the CVS Community Room located at 467 Main Street in Ridgefield. Efforts to reduce algae and weed growth in the lake will be discussed during the meeting, the Ridgefield Press reports. Barbara Hartman, president of […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10), member of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, praised the House of Representatives’ strong, bipartisan vote of 417 to 3, passing H.R. 3080 – the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA). Included in WRRDA, is Miller’s provision designating all ports and harbors on the Great […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 13 March 2012

    A step toward improving water quality at Grand Lake St. Marys will occur this spring when an alum treatment will be applied to cover the entire lake. This treatment is part of Gov. John Kasich’s approach to improve Grand Lake St. Marys through rough fish removal, dredging, installation of a treatment train, wetland creation, watershed […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will use a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the work of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, fund three significant local projects and continue the program’s quarterly Short Term Action Request (STAR) grants. Project funding includes: Shore Protection Structure Assessment. The […]

  • 12 August 2011

    The Greenwood Lake Commission (GLC) recently released a dredging study that calls for deepening selected sections of the lake’s New… (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, August 12, 2011

  • 5 October 2010

    The condition and future of Crystal Lake’s namesake lake will be discussed at an annual meeting Thursday…   By Brett Rowland (nwherald) [mappress] Source: nwherald, October 6, 2010;

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., welcomed the announcement by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of completion of the Deer Lake Area of Concern project near Ishpeming. The Michigan senators have been strong proponents of the project, including the diversion of Partridge Creek, which had flowed through a contaminated underground mine carrying mercury contamination […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Agency has announced two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants, totaling over $1.7 million, to improve water quality in the Cleveland area. The grants were announced yesterday by EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Persciasepe at Great Lakes Week in Cleveland. Over the last three years, GLRI has provided more than $29.8 million for EPA […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Bato Mayor Jeanette R. Bernaldez on Wednesday announced that hundreds of millions pesos have been spent to conserve Lake Bato, the seventh largest lake in the country. All the projects secured for Lake Bato conservation were solicited from the provincial government and the office of Camarines Sur Fifth District Rep. Salvio Fortuno, said Bernaldez. The […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. This most recent support, which comes just days before dredging is slated to begin, builds […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) has delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014 (H.R. 5764), legislation she cosponsored to authorize the use of $300 million for the continued maintenance and restoration of the Great Lakes: “Protecting and preserving the Great Lakes has […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting its annual public meeting on September 10 to review water-quality restoration progress for the Harris Chain of Lakes and Lake Apopka, as well as further the water-quality restoration of five priority water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies are Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced the completion of a $16 million sediment cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township, Mich. Work was funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the state of Michigan under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). EPA Great Lakes National Program Office Director Chris Korleski joined Michigan […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is in the process of determining whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project. To help inform this decision, the Agency is inviting public comments until February 12, 2018 on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects. “As a next step, […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev today visited a large remediation project near the national capital Baku. International engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is working with local and international partners on improving the environmental and landscape qualities of Boyuk Shor situated north of the city and the largest of nine lakes subject of study for remediation. The […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds totaling over $3.1 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to target harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. “This new Great Lakes […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a technical meeting on July 1 to discuss the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. The restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, was adopted late last year and identifies strategies and projects to return the lake to health. “The department and stakeholders invested considerable effort […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 16 January 2011

    The end may be in sight for White Lake’s listing as a Great Lakes toxic hot spot, and a strategy has been drafted to get across the finish… By John S. Hausman (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, January 17, 2011;

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Utah Lake State Park dredging project will begin mid-March and will be complete by August 1, 2017.  “In short this means that the marina will be closed to all vessel usage during this time period. No launching, no recovering, no slip rentals and limited park access,” said John Curtis, Mayor of Provo. When this […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup will begin this spring and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public session to discuss that work. During the 2017 season, the EPA will oversee dredging and removal of an approximate 128,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from a 36-acre area […]