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  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations Maj. Gen. Scott Spellman, South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta yesterday conducted a tour with the USACE partners Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The port boat tour consisted of […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. “With the arrival of the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the Port of Los Angeles has proven that it is prepared to handle the next phase in global trade,” […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have reached a settlement agreement over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act related to two dredge and fill operations conducted by USACE in the Los Angeles River and its tributaries. The alleged violations took place between 2011 and […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will be holding a public forum to discuss topics of interest relating to the Corps’ activities along the Los Angeles River and specifically, within the area referred to as “Glendale Narrows.” The meeting, set for August 1, 2016, in Los Angeles, California, will include a presentation on […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, currently the U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, during his visit here May 18, 2012. Col. Mark Toy, Los Angeles District commander, and his staff took Bostick on a ground and aerial tour of some of the District’s projects. “I’m […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application from the Los Angeles Harbor Department (LAHD) for a five-year maintenance dredging permit. LAHD requested reauthorization of the Regional General Permit (RGP) No. 29 to conduct maintenance dredging at existing berths and public marinas in the county of Los Angeles, California. According to […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    California Representatives Adam Schiff, Lucille Roybal-Allard and Jimmy Gomez were joined yesterday by 12 colleagues from the Los Angeles area in sending a letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to provide strong funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Fiscal Year 2020. These funds, including $130 million for preconstruction investigations and $2.6 billion […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, released the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study final Integrated Feasibility Report for state and agency review. This report includes a Final Feasibility Study (FS) and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Restoration Study, Los Angeles […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mark Hanna, Ph.D., P.E., a senior water resources engineer and an Associate of the firm based in California, will be an expert participant this week during the Room for the River: Los Angeles Workshop and Symposium, set for May 16-17 in Los Angeles. Dr. Hanna will participate in a special track focusing on adaptive strategies […]

  • 2 February 2011

    A shipyard may be coming to the Port of Los Angeles, but exactly where it will be located remains to be seen. The Los Angeles City Council… By Art Marroquin (mercurynews) [mappress] Source: mercurynews, February 2, 2011;

  • 9 February 2012

    The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has approved a water quality restoration strategy for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to address a variety of toxic chemicals that can harm human health and aquatic life. After a lengthy public process, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (Los Angeles […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, last week marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. This video […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kim Colloton announced that the plan to restore the Los Angeles River has been unanimously approved by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia. “This is the culmination of more than a decade […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the availability of a draft Environmental Assessment for the Los Angeles River Channel at Glendale Narrows – Reach 5C and Reach 6A Accumulated Material Removal Project. The proposed project entails removal of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of accumulated material (sediment, cobbles, and boulders) from Reach 5C and […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During his recent week-long visit to the USACE’s Los Angeles District, South Pacific Division Commander Col. Pete Helmlinger was briefed on and toured District projects. On October 12, Helmlinger visited various sites of planned restoration along the Los Angeles River as part of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project. Capt. Eugene Park, project manager, […]

  • 15 April 2011

    Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors officials have been in talks with Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, Los… By Taylor Hill (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, April 15, 2011  

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles and USACE have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the container terminal located at Berths 226-236 on Terminal Island at the Port of Los Angeles, operated by Everport Terminal Services, Inc. The proposed project would improve the container-handling efficiency and capacity of the existing terminal to accommodate the […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for the Los Angeles River Estuary and Port of Long Beach Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging. The draft Environmental Assessment (EA) January 2020 addresses the need to remove shoals in Los Angeles […]

  • 20 November 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has unveiled a plan for the San Pedro Bay dredging program. This deepening project will include dredging and disposal of material from the federal navigation channels within San Pedro Bay, specifically the channels at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Los Angeles River Estuary […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is initiating the environmental review process on a proposed berth-improvement project by Yang Ming, a Taiwanese marine transport company at the Port. The start of the environmental process, which is expected to formally begin this fall with a Notice of Preparation, is the first step in Yang Ming’s plan to […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the signing of an agreement with Yang Ming, a marine transport company, to extend its lease at the Port of Los Angeles for an additional nine years. Yang Ming’s current lease at the West Basin Container Terminal ends in 2021; with this agreement, it extends to 2030 and represents additional Port […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released the latest update on the Los Angeles River Levee Wall Repair project. This week, the contractor, JF Engineering was working in full force to complete the critical levee repair before the start of the 2017 to 2018 storm season, reported the Corps. “The second […]

  • 23 April 2012

      The Port of Los Angeles welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Thursday as part of her visit to Los Angeles to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the EPA’s Clean Water Act. During her visit to the Port, she observed fifth-grade students aboard a “floating environmental science […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Governor Jerry Brown, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Port of Los Angeles officials welcomed Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and his delegation to the Port on Thursday, February 16. The visit to China Shipping at the Port is part of a growing relationship between China, Los Angeles and Port officials in an effort to create jobs, […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has signed a design agreement to move forward with the LA River Ecosystem Restoration project at a recent meeting with city officials. The agreement was formally presented to Gary Lee Moore, Los Angeles city engineer, and Carol Armstrong, executive officer to the Los Angeles Deputy Mayor […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. Conducted by the […]