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  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, environmental and fisheries groups, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife proposed emergency rules to crack down on an upsurge of unregulated suction dredge mining in the state. The environmentally harmful mining process has been banned in California since 2009, but early in 2013 […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Managing Director of Ports and Sailing Organization Seyyed Ata’ollah Sadr said on Wednesday that this (Iranian) year (1391, ending March 20th, 2013) Iran invested some 400 billion US dollars in country’s ports’ development projects. Speaking at a press conference at Mazandaran Province Ports and Sailing Head Office, Sadr added, ‘This is the volume of investment […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. For the three months ended March 31, 2016, Great Lakes reported revenue of $163.1 million, net loss of $4.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $13.0 million. “The Company’s first quarter 2016 results were driven by the domestic dredging business, including strong […]

  • 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, […]

  • 22 August 2012

    A land purchase and technical assistance by Sound Transit helped a multi-agency estuary restoration project outside of Marysville overcome major hurdles and proceed toward construction. The state Department of Ecology plans to recognize that help on Aug. 23, 2012, when Sound Transit will receive the department’s Environmental Excellence Award. “Sound Transit found a tremendous opportunity […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Jefferson County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the water quality, protection, use, development and restoration of about 250 miles of marine shorelines including Hood Canal and the Strait of Juan de Fuca; roughly 600 miles of river shorelines, including […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pope Resources, together with the State of Washington’s Department of Ecology (Ecology), announced that the two parties have agreed on the scope for the final portion of the environmental clean-up effort in and around Port Gamble Bay, a process that began in 2002. Pope Resources and Ecology will sign a consent decree, which is a […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the City of Mountlake Terrace’s updated shoreline master program. “It is important for us to adopt this plan. It will protect the shoreline of Mountlake Terrace and provides clear direction on how to use the shoreline in ways that will be good for the environment and good for […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Spokane County’s revised shoreline master program to guide future development and preservation for about 440 miles of river and lake shoreline in the state’s fourth most populous county. Spokane County’s new shoreline program will significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of shorelines. It encompasses areas […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. “While the first quarter is normally our seasonally weakest quarter, our results did not meet our expectations,” stated Mark Stauffer, Orion Group Holding’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “However, given the project activity we are currently engaged in […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Snohomish County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s updated program replaces its 1974 shoreline program – a set of guidelines that will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the county’s estimated 2,000 miles of freshwater and marine shorelines. The update combines […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 27 April 2012

    According to jis.gov.jm, the Government has decided to take the necessary steps towards the implementation of three major infrastructure works, which are critical to the country’s future development. The three projects are the North-South link of Highway 2000; the Gordon Cay Container Transshipment Hub; and the Fort Augusta Terminal. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, […]

  • 30 September 2013

    An important milestone for the Randle Reef sediment remediation project has been reached, with the partners announcing today that all legal agreements to fund and implement the project have been completed and signed. The Governments of Canada and Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U.S. Steel Canada, the City of Burlington, and […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK’s largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset. The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project. Over the next […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking two distinct steps on the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup in New York state. These steps include: The issuance of the five-year review, which includes EPA’s decision to defer a determination of the protectiveness of the remedy in the Upper Hudson River until more years of Hudson […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wells Harbour Commissioners (WHC) have received legitimate complaints from fishermen and other users of deeper draught craft regarding the delays to the WHC dredging licence application. WHC are issuing this explanation of the situation, which it is working hard to resolve. Due to a build up of sand in the Channel leading to Wells Harbour, […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There may soon be nothing left in Bimini to argue over according to attorney Fred Smith, QC, as a massive seafloor dredging operation was allowed to continue during a court postponement, with 38% of the work already complete thanks to a “dramatically increased” rate of excavation. Mr. Smith, who represents Bimini Blue Coalition (BBC), a […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Levels of certain chemicals used in forestry, agriculture and fish farming are low in marine sediment off Scotland, research published recently by Scotland’s environment watchdog shows. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) has published two reports on the presence of chemicals in marine sediments, resulting from its surveillance monitoring programmes in 2008 and 2009. Occurrence […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Deputy Commissioner Eugene Leff today to kick off the start of the fourth season of dredging in the Upper Hudson River. Portions of the Upper Hudson are being dredged to remove sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Activists, environmentalists and trade unions are set to come together on June 11 to call for the immediate implementation of a Freedom of Information Act. The event is being organized by Save The Bays, the fast-growing national movement that has championed the cause of the public’s right to know. It will take place from 8am-2pm […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Col. Anthony Hofmann, Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District addressed the members of the Missouri Clean Water Commission at their regularly scheduled meeting in Jefferson City, Mo. regarding the Jameson Island Unit Shallow Water Habitat Restoration Project. Hofmann briefed the commission in regards to the anticipated request […]

  • 22 May 2013

    “Today we are clearing the way for international shipping and trade. That’s typical of the Netherlands. That’s how we became big. With Maasvlakte 2, the Netherlands is throwing the door wide open to the newest generation of container ships. And we offer space for the latest terminals. The port is growing 20% larger, and the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), welcomed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and about a dozen federal, state, and local legislators to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, PRPA’s largest cargo facility, on Tuesday, August 7 to laud recent progress of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, and to keep […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Riverkeeper submitted a Notice of Intent to Sue (NOIS) the New York State Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors and one of its contractors under the Clean Water Act for violating two key conditions of the Thruway Authority’s Section 401 Water Quality Certification, issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for construction […]