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  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (MVN), and its contractor will temporarily close one east- and westbound lane on Lakeshore Drive between Marconi Drive and the Mardi Gras Fountain. The approximately thirty-day, seven-day per week closures will begin on Friday, August 15 to accommodate construction of the Orleans Avenue Canal PCCP. The […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, and Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Patrick Murphy recently showcased 33 shoreline resiliency projects in Monroe County that are receiving an estimated $43 million in state funding through Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $1.9 million in federal funding for shoreline restoration in Niagara County. The funds – administered through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – will be used to restore the Krull Park Shoreline, which was severely damaged […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan of La Crosse, Wisconsin, has just released a video from the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site cleanup project. The 40-acre polluted site located on the shore of Lake Superior in Chequamegon Bay in the city of Ashland was used for various industrial purposes for more than a century and contains legacy toxins such as benzene […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is seeking public comment for its draft Annual Plan Fiscal Year 2020. Three public hearings are scheduled across the coast to present the draft plan and to receive public comment; two additional public hearings are scheduled on the west and east side of the Atchafalaya Basin to hear […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology, a family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a shoreline and wetland on Lake Osoyoos in Okanogan County. In winter 2013, the Teade DeVries Family Trust from Langley, British Columbia, installed without authorization a 500-foot-long bulkhead and filled in a wetland on a […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup underway, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released “Questions & Answers” document regarding the dredging/soil removal project. Lake bottom sediment was contaminated with mercury and lead from the DuPont (now Chemours) Pompton Lakes Works Site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. What work will be completed […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northern States Power Co., also known as Xcel Energy, has agreed to fund the final phase of cleaning up contaminates at the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site. Under the agreement filed earlier this week with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison, NSP, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will design, […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has proposed to develop a Platte River Mouth Restoration and Access Plan/Environmental Assessment (EA). The Platte River is located in the southern portion of the National Lakeshore and discharges into Lake Michigan. Benzie County owns and manages a recreational boat launch at Platte River Point, approximately 900 feet from the […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a new plan to improve water quality in Lake Champlain. The Northern Lake Champlain Direct Drainages Tactical Basin Plan compiles over two years of work focused on the health of the basin and development of targeted actions to remediate and protect surface waters. High levels of sediment and […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions 3 and 4A. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greg Buckley, Two Rivers City Manager, in its latest Weekly Article said that the city’s capital budget is a blueprint for investments in city infrastructure and the major vehicles and equipment needed to provide services to the community. Financing for these long-lived assets is funded in large part through the issuance of debt: 10-year borrowing […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 budget approved Monday by the Decatur City Council represents a 12-month financial roadmap for the city buoyed by a recent economic upswing yet constrained by the reality of revenue challenges that hamper the city’s ability to fund a number of critical priorities. Council members voted 6-0 to approve both the city’s 2015 budget […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Final approval has been given for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan. A Record of Decision (ROD) for the plan and Environmental Impact Statement was signed by Acting Regional Director Patricia S. Trap on October 21, 2014. This allows the National Park Service, in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers, to […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter said that he will host a forum today to discuss flood protection, coastal restoration, and the recent passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act with constituents in Orleans Parish. “I’ve made it one of my top priorities to travel around the state and visit with Louisianians in every parish,” Vitter said. […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, announced an additional $2.2 million in fiscal year 2014 to complete a full dredging of the Port of Rochester and an additional $350,000 to complete a full dredging of Irondequoit Bay. This funding is in addition to the $1.2 million originally allocated […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, has released the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, 2014. The proposed Southwest Coastal Louisiana project would provide non-structural […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Huizenga is applauding how Michigan lawmakers are handling emergency dredging along the lakeshore, calling it “unprecedented.” Recently, the congressman met with local, state, and federal officials about the condition of Michigan harbors. Earlier this year Gov. Rick Snyder approved $21 million in emergency funding for 58 harbors. Now Congressman Huizenga hopes to secure […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Aric Nesbit applauded the state’s 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, which includes funding for South Haven Municipal Marina. The $21 million plan, released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources(DNR), includes funding for a $436,000 project to enhance water levels at the South Haven Marina. “Our lakeshore communities are expected to experience record low […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Paul Muxlow announced his support and optimism at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan which includes more than $1.5 million of funding for Blue Water and Huron lakeshore harbors. The plan includes a proposal of Grants-in-Aid of $71,995 each for the Port Huron River Street and Fort Street […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Greenbrier State Park staff is set to gradually drawdown about six feet of water from the park’s 42-acre lake, beginning October 15, to allow for some much needed maintenance work. The improvements include, repairing the lake’s popular boat ramp and removing accumulated sediment for better boating access. “After building up for more than 45 years, […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The cleanup project at the mouth of the Thames River may soon get underway. According to Lakeshore Mayor Tom Bain, these plans are moving forward nicely. ”We have bids from three contractors to go in there and remove the dead heads and the larger trees floating in the water to make it at least safe […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Decision on the Rosewood Beach redevelopment proposal, which was supposed to be reached on Thursday by the Park Board, has been postponed for the beginning of August, Highland Park News informs. However, the Board approved submitting of a letter of intent to proceed with the Army Corps of Engineers on the plan of reducing beach […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 12 March 2012

      Illinois was welcomed into the coastal management system at last week’s ceremony, making the state eligible for approximately $2 million in annual grants to help manage its Great Lakes resources. The creation of the Illinois Coastal Management Program comes at the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Coastal Zone Management Act by Congress […]

  • 6 March 2012

      The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has scheduled a public hearing on Melching Inc.’s application for a Muskegon Lake dredging permit for its property at 2400 Lakeshore in Muskegon. State officials will take comments on the dredging application at 7 p.m. March 29 at Muskegon City Hall in the commission chambers, 933 Terrace. This […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority officially opened the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, providing public access to a unique 88-acre urban wildlife habitat. The Preserve is a man-made peninsula on the Lake Erie shoreline and a haven for a variety of migratory birds, butterflies and animals. Located at the northern end of Martin Luther King Jr. […]

  • 12 July 2011

    The Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership’s next meeting will be held on Thursday at United Way of the Lakeshore, 27 E. Clay, at the corner of… (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, July 13, 2011;