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  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin have announced that a Superior Court judge has approved a $190 million settlement with Occidental Chemical Corp. that resolves the company’s liability for contamination of the Passaic River. Approved by Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi on Tuesday, the Occidental […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. Port Orchard’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water-quality protection along 11 miles of Sinclair Inlet, Black Jack Creek, Ross Creek Estuary, Big Lake and Square Lake. The updated master program combines local […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Burlington’s recently updated Shoreline Master Program, a landmark effort that will significantly increase protection and restoration of area shorelines and water quality. The updated master program guides construction and development in the city’s roughly three miles of Skagit River shoreline. It combines local plans for […]

  • 23 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging members of the public to comment on its proposal to dredge approximately 68,000 cubic yards of mercury contaminated sediment from the bottom of a 26-acre area of Pompton Lake in the Borough of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey and remove 7,800 cubic yards of contaminated soil from a one-acre […]

  • 20 August 2010

    An ambitious project to dredge the 13 rivers crisscrossing the capital has been delayed to early 2011 from a previous deadline of late this year, pending the release of funds from a foreign loan, Governor Fauzi Bowo said on Thursday. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project is being funded by a $150 million loan from […]

  • 26 March 2013

    A major battle to save one of the most popular beaches on the East Coast of England has been launched by Bourne Leisure Ltd – the owner of Hopton-on-Sea holiday park. The company is appealing to the Government, various statutory bodies and the people of Norfolk to assist in its efforts to reverse horrendous erosion […]

  • 26 November 2010

    C-Power is pleased to announce that it has closed the financing of the second and third phases of the offshore wind farm on the Thornton Bank (located about 30 km in the North Sea off the Belgian coast). A group of 7 commercial lenders: KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale, KfW Ipex-Bank, Commerzbank, Dexia and ASN Bank […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Costa Rican courts ruled in favor of APM Terminals in two lawsuits, brought against the company and the government, which were intended to block the awarded concession for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM). “This favorable decision from the Second Circuit Court in San Jose affirms the transparency and legality of the concession process. […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Shine Lawyers will this morning lodge legal proceedings against the State Government arguing the Gladstone Ports Corporation has failed to comply with conditions set by the State Government, and must now provide financial compensation to the Gladstone fishing industry. In a first for Queensland the proceedings will seek declarations the Queensland Government and Gladstone Ports […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Massive coal ash pollution leaks have been discovered pouring from Duke Energy’s Buck Power Plant into the Yadkin River, conservation groups revealed yesterday. Testing confirmed this week that the extensive coal ash seeps – which have not been previously identified or publicly disclosed by Duke Energy or the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Pope Resources have agreed on a path that will lead to a major cleanup in and around Port Gamble Bay. Port Gamble Bay is one of seven priority bays identified for cleanup under the Puget Sound Initiative. Historical sawmill, wood chipping and log rafting and storage activities contaminated […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Attended by the national and regional political world, the SEDIMED research project partners and co-funders, Envisan France inaugurated its Eco-Materials Production Center in La Seyne-sur-Mer yesterday, the first center of its kind in the Mediterranean area. Envisan France is the French environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group. “We are very proud to introduce in […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Christie Administration has won another round in the state’s legal fight to hold those responsible for intentionally polluting the lower Passaic River with pesticides, including an extremely toxic form of dioxin, liable for cleanup, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi, presiding in Essex County, held […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, yesterday released an update on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed “Don Diego” project, which is currently undergoing final reviews prior to government filing. As previously reported, the EIA for the proposed “Don Diego” project to extract phosphate sands was completed […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    During a ceremony in Atlanta, EPA Region 4 and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) marked the renewal of Clemson University’s Center of Excellence for Watershed Management (Center). Representatives from EPA, DHEC and Clemson University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) renewing the Center for another 5 years. There are 10 […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Jordanian government has issued a report at the end of March 2014 compiled by financial, legal and business experts, representing a variety of market sectors in Jordan to access the operations of privatized entities. The report showed the success of privatization efforts depends on operational structures, transparency of operations, market structure, expenditure, and the […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Fife’s updated shoreline master program. Fife’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of approximately five miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Puyallup River and Hylebos Creek in the city and its urban growth areas. Fife is […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Camas’s updated shoreline master program. Camas’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines. In addition, it will improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores in the city, including […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    About four hundred people filled North Myrtle Beach City Council chambers and the adjacent City Hall atrium November 1 to participate in a public information meeting on the proposed Cherry Grove canals dredging project. The canals in Cherry Grove are manmade and have not been dredged since they were created in the Fifties. Many of them […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Vancouver’s updated shoreline master program. Vancouver’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines and improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores, including those along the Columbia River, Salmon […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Program has announced that four coastal municipalities will be awarded $52,239 in Shore and Harbor Planning grants. These awards will provide planning and design support for harbor management, infrastructure and public access along the Maine coast. The grants are made possible by Maine’s federal coastal […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Battle Ground’s new shoreline master program. Battle Ground’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water quality of 2.6 miles of shorelines along portions of Salmon and Morgan creeks. Battle Ground is one of more than 60 local governments that […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Bothell’s shoreline master program. Bothell’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of more than 13 miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Sammamish River and North Creek in Bothell, and Swamp Creek, if annexed […]

  • 6 August 2013

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs announced the awarding of the 2013 Coastal Management Assistance Program grants, with this year’s focus on projects that involve sea level rise and SLR adaptation planning. More than $126,000 was awarded this year through funding made available to the Delaware Coastal Programs by the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, […]