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  • 11 November 2011

    The city’s canal dredging project remains mired in legal questions that prevented council members from moving forward with it Wednesday …   By Robert Napper (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, November 11, 2011;

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that, in another important legal victory for the State’s coastal protection efforts, a jury has determined that a Harvey Cedars couple should receive $300 as compensation for an easement on their property needed to build a sand dune and beachfront protection project – significantly less than the $800,000 […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced that Maryann Waryjas has been appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary effective immediately. Ms. Waryjas joins Great Lakes from Katten Muchin […]

  • 8 August 2010
    Research & Development

    For many years there have been little ground-breaking developments in the world of dredging according to Tore Hansen-Tangen, Executive Chairman of Viking Development Group. “The vessels have become larger, the control systems and other equipment have become more sophisticated, but the industry still uses the same types of vessels and basically the same methods as […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida said it intends to sue the Jacksonville Port Authority over plans to dredge the St Johns River shipping channel. The lawsuit involves Jaxport’s refusal to disclose information given to Martin Associates that is being used as the basis for the expenditure of hundreds of millions of taxpayer […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coalition fighting highly destructive suction dredge mining is considering further legal options after a state judge ruled that a California law banning the practice is preempted by federal law. The California Supreme Court is also considering whether to take up the legal issues surrounding the state law, designed to minimize mercury pollution and damage […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited court decision on the Elbe deepening project will be announced on February 9th 2017, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe is the most important strategic expansion project for the Port of Hamburg. In view of the rapidly growing ships, […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Three people allegedly under investigation for bids submitted to dispose of river dredge material in a project to reclaim mine-scarred land in Hazleton contributed $10,400 to the 2007 re-election campaign of Mayor Lou Barletta… [mappress] Source:timesleader,April 20,2010;

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Northwest fishing and conservation groups recently joined with the Nez Perce Tribe in taking legal action against dredging on the lower Snake River, announced wildsalmon.org. Non-profit environmental law firm Earthjustice, representing Idaho Rivers United, Pacific Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, Institute of Fisheries Resources, Washington Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club and Friends of the Clearwater, filed a complaint […]

  • 6 September 2010

    For many years there have been little ground-breaking developments in the world of dredging according to Tore Hansen-Tangen, Executive Chairman of Viking Development Group. “The vessels have become larger, the control systems and other equipment have become more sophisticated, but the industry still uses the same types of vessels and basically the same methods as […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, a coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy activists asked the Oregon Court of Appeals to put the brakes on a Oregon Department of State Lands’ dredging permit that paves the way for the Port of Coos Bay to export dangerous liquefied natural gas (LNG) or coal and other bulk commodities to Asia. […]

  • 14 October 2011

    A legal battle is brewing over dredging in the Long Creek area in Virginia Beach…   By David Ham (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, October 14, 2011;

  • 17 November 2011

    An iwi’s planning to take further legal action if the Environment Court rules in favour of the Port of Tauranga pushing ahead with plans to …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, November 17, 2011;

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A six-member Chinese delegation headed by Mr Lu Hao, Chairman of Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of National People’s Congress of China, visited the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in Kingston, Jamaica, last week. During the meeting with the ISA Secretary-General Mr Nii Allotey Odunton, Mr Lu Hao briefed on the progress on the China legislation […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the decision by the Australian Marine Park Tourism Operators (AMPTO) to issue a legal challenge to the decision to dump three million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that this challenge […]

  • 22 May 2011

    The Christie administration this week extended its legal battle to prevent the deepening of the Delaware River by the U.S. Army Corps of Eng… (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, May 22, 2011;

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) to deny a permit for the FM Area Diversion Project and to direct legal counsel to explore all other legal actions. The BRRWD voted 3-3 on the permit application June 24, 2019 at which time […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Plans to investigate the extent of contamination in Blaine Harbor from past industrial work are moving forward with a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Port of Bellingham. The specific area of focus is the Westman Marine cleanup site in the southeastern portion of the Blaine Harbor industrial area. The […]

  • 2 December 2010

    Malibu Lagoon restoration opponents’ biggest obstacle is raising enough money in legal fees to file a lawsuit against the project. Rushing… By Paul Sisolak (malibutimes) [mappress] Source: malibutimes, December 2, 2010;

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bimini Blue and Save the Bays legal advisors are headed back to court today. Their affidavits address the continuing work on the pier in Bimini, in spite of a warning from Court of Appeal Justice Abdulai Conteh to lawyers for the government and developer Resorts World Bimini that construction should not be allowed to progress […]

  • 6 December 2010

    After years of legal fights, weather hold-ups and dirt-related delays, the long-awaited and controversial Assawoman Canal dredging project… BY DAN SHORTRIDGE (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, December 6, 2010;

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in federal court last week against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project.  In April 2015, the Record of Decision was issued approving the USACE’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the JAXPORT proposal to […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Consent for an £80m upgrade of Southampton’s container port has been withdrawn for reassessment after legal action from its largest… (thisishampshire) [mappress] Source: thisishampshire, November 22, 2011

  • 4 April 2011

    After a lengthy legal battle, the channels in Cherry Grove could soon be dredged. By AMY VITRANO (scnow) [mappress] Source: scnow, April 4, 2011    

  • 18 April 2011

    The Jakarta government will act on the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize the reclamation of Jakarta Beach and implement… (tempointeractive) [mappress] Source: tempointeractive, March 18, 2011

  • 19 February 2010

    New Jersey and Delaware have parted ways in a legal battle over a plan to deepen the Delaware River’s main channel. New Jersey officials this week formally supported an environmental coalition’s court challenge… [mappress] Source:dailyrecord,February 18,2010;