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  • 24 March 2014

    U.S. Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the Elberon to Loch Arbour Beach Replenishment Project. Pallone’s statement comes in response to a rally held in Asbury Park on Friday, March 21 where residents gathered to voice concerns over plans to replenish a 3.5 mile section of beach stretching from Lake Takanassee in […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Dredging has been completed at Lake Elkhorn, the last of Columbia’s three man-made lakes to have sediment removed over the past few years, according to Dennis Mattey, director of construction for Columbia Association (CA). JND Thomas began its dredging work at the 37-acre Lake Elkhorn began in late July 2012. The contractor finished in early […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio House of Representatives gave its final approval yesterday to legislation (Senate Bill 1) that makes great strides in protecting western Lake Erie from toxic algae and the threats it poses to people’s drinking water and the lake’s $12.9 billion dollar tourism industry. The Ohio Senate is expected to promptly approve the bill and […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Baltimore District, and the National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway, are working on a project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Fairfax County, Virginia. Dyke Marsh is one of the best studied wetlands in the U.S. and is the […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will conduct three scoping workshops on March 26-28 to share information about Table Rock Lake’s  shoreline management plan update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. The open house style scoping workshops will be held at the Branson Convention Center, 200 Sycamore Street in Branson […]

  • 2 March 2011

    The Town Council plans to take a field trip to Fain Lake and Loos Drive on Thursday evening to view the dredging project and a multiuse…   (prescottdailycourier) [mappress] Source: prescottdailycourier, March 2, 2011

  • 23 March 2011

    A Lake Delton dredging project scheduled for spring will likely be pushed back till fall following a number of setbacks. By Andy Steinke (wiscnews) [mappress] Source: wiscnews, March 23, 2011  

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Utah Lake State Park dredging project will begin mid-March and will be complete by August 1, 2017.  “In short this means that the marina will be closed to all vessel usage during this time period. No launching, no recovering, no slip rentals and limited park access,” said John Curtis, Mayor of Provo. When this […]

  • 28 March 2011

    State Senator Keith Faber (R- Celina) announced today that increased dredging at Grand Lake St. Marys will soon take place in an effort… (dailyadvocate) [mappress] Source: dailyadvocate, March 28, 2011  

  • 15 March 2012

    As APP.com reports, the contractors for the Army Corps of Engineers started pumping sand onto the Long Beach Island Monday for the $16.7 million replenishment project, township officials said. The project will make improvements to township beaches from 31st Street to 57th Street. “We are happy that the work has started,” Mayor Joseph Mancini said […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Major work has started to dredge the lake at Harrow Lodge Park to reduce any reoccurrence of deadly toxins devastating the wildfowl community again. The dredging involves pushing contaminated silt from the bottom of the lake to the northern bank with the aim of cleansing the water in which wildfowl live. Work started last week […]

  • 4 March 2013

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Medical Lake’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. Medical Lake’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The updated […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Fayette County officials plan to conduct dredging of the Lake Peachtree. The dredging is necessary to remove silt and muck that has accumulated over the years on the lake’s bottom, The Citizen informed. According to Fayette County Administrator Steve Rapson, the County’s consulting engineering firm is making lake dredging plan, and the project timeline is […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christie Administration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and environmental and academic partners, has launched an $8 million pilot project that will evaluate the effectiveness of a new process that uses clean dredge materials to restore salt marshes to make coastal communities more resilient against future storms. The project will also […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wetlands International recently congratulated Iraq, Iran and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the newest milestone for conserving the Mesopotamian Marshes. The Mesopotamian Marshes are shared by Iran and Iraq and are the largest wetlands in the Middle East. In December the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands organised an advisory mission to the marshes to identify […]

  • 8 May 2012

    A proposed project to remove 50,000 cubic yards of material from a tidal marsh took an important step here April 30 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented and sought public input on the project’s environmental assessment. “This project will restore channels that have shoaled in and restore tidal circulation within the marsh,” said […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan State Senators Goeff Hansen, John Proos and Tom Casperson held a press conference last month to announce funding that will aid communities in their efforts to dredge ports, waterways and marinas. Here is the video from this conference: Revenue from tourism, boating and shipping commerce are a vital part of Michigan’s economy yet receding […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Ohio EPA approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using the economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps of Engineers to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun draining Walnut Creek Marsh in Ringgold County to make improvements in the marsh toward preventing summertime fish kills, similar to the significant fish kill that occurred in mid July. The marsh will drain over the next few weeks. Draining the marsh will allow the DNR to […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on March 15 to discuss the ongoing Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery on Holton Road in Muskegon, Mich. EPA and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will summarize last year’s work and preview the next phase. The former refinery […]

  • 10 March 2014

    Michigan LCV’s Alicia Prygoski (Legislative and Political Assistant) and Erica Bloom (Program Manager), traveled to Washington D.C. last week to join other Great Lakes advocates for the “Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition annual lobby day”. With a mission to secure a sustainable Great Lakes restoration plan and the funding needed to implement it, the work […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The long-awaited $451 million Onondaga Lake dredging project is about to begin, according to Syracuse.com. As Honeywell officials have stated, dredging of the contaminated lake bottom will commence this spring or summer. The work is expected to continue over four construction seasons. State Department of Environmental Conservation officials have said the dredging will take place […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues the work on Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Restoration project in Barataria Basin. The project – part of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program better known as BUDMAT – is aimed to restore 78 acres of marsh ridge habitat. This program uses dredged river sediment to […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale channel maintenance project will soon be underway at Green Island Wildlife Management Area, in Jackson County, to remove silt from the water delivery channel that runs from the Blake’s Lake boat ramp to the outlet structure on the Mississippi River, also known as the 5th Channel. The project is expected to last until […]