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  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to revise and replace the statewide Massachusetts General Permits (GPs) with updated GPs for minimal-impact activities subject to Corps jurisdiction in waters of the U.S.  The revised GPs will continue to authorize activities subject to Corps jurisdiction in waters of the U.S. within the […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Burnham Associates Inc., from Salem, Massachusetts, has won a $9.3 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal Navigation Project. According to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) announcement, bids for this dredging contract were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced more than $2.9 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine maritime projects in seven communities. “Massachusetts’ coastal assets are incredibly important to the state’s overall economic health, and our administration’s investments through the Seaport Economic Council continue to expand capacity, resiliency and opportunity in cities and towns throughout […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural round of the Massachusetts Dredging Program is now open, according to the Baker-Polito Administration. This is the Commonwealth’s first standalone grant program to offer focused funding for saltwater dredging on a competitive, annual basis. Grant funding will help coastal communities maintain and improve their navigational waterways and support the long-term growth and sustainability of […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just confirmed its plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have reduced available depths to as little as 7.0 feet in the 18-foot main channel, 7.0 feet in the 15-foot channel, and 4.0 feet […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced recently $905,000 in awards to support local culvert replacement projects that improve municipal infrastructure and river health. The grants are provided by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) through its Culvert Replacement Municipal Assistance grant program. “Our administration is proud to support cities and towns across […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is preparing to release bids for the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps, they will be issuing an invitation for bids for improvement dredging of the Broad Sound North Entrance Channel, portions of the Main Ship Channel, President Roads Anchorage and portions of […]

  • 17 May 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding public meetings in both states next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to clean […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, along with Representative Stephen F. Lynch have announced nearly $1.7 million in federal funding for the Town of Scituate to fortify the Third Cliff seawall. The Third Cliff was damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and the federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has selected Geosyntec Consultants to develop a web-based tool for statewide Watershed-Based Plans (WBPs). Geosyntec will create an interactive web-based tool to help users develop WBPs that meet the nine elements required by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). A completed WBP is a prerequisite for communities or local […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management construction project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, and the […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    After much preparation, planning and anticipation – the sediment removal on the Muddy River Phase 2 project is now underway. This work will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the USACE New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA, in consultation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has completed its assessment and final cleanup decisions for the Former A Range, Former K Range and Gun and Mortar Positions located on the northern portion of the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) on Cape Cod. The results of the site investigations concluded that limited […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton received three construction bids for the development of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which once constructed, will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. MassCEC received bids from three contractors: Cashman Equipment Corp. of […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Trustees of Reservations has been awarded Priority Project designation status from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) for an innovative salt marsh restoration project in the Great Marsh on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Titled “Saving the Great Marsh: Ditch Remediation, Habitat Preservation and Resiliency Building at […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Senator Bruce Tarr visited dredging operations on the Annisquam River in Gloucester last week. Senator Tarr was instrumental in getting the contributed funds from the MA Dredging Program, allowing USACE to award the dredging contract. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, awarded this contract to Coastline Consulting on October 10, 2019. […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The scheme is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two environmental experts from state agencies will talk Tuesday night in Scituate, Massachusetts, about the process of coastal erosion and storm damage and options for protecting the fragile coastline. Geologist Rebecca Haney from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management will join coastal geologist Jim Mahala from the State Department of Environmental Protection as the keynote […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs Field Services North America Inc. has won a $200 million multi-year contract with options for dredging and draining of contaminated sediment and the disposal thereof from the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of November 17, 2024. […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $1,400,000 grant from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development – Massachusetts Dredging Program to dredge the Bass River. The river was last dredged over 60 years ago by the Massachusetts Department of Public Works (MA DPW) in 1955. According to the city, this dredging project […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced Monday grants totaling $727,000 for river and wetland restoration projects within Truro and Wellfleet, Chilmark, and Duxbury and Marshfield. According to the announcement, the grants were awarded through the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration’s (DER) Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, in Aquinnah, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to dredge Herring Creek and do other work on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. According to the Corps, the work is proposed on and adjacent to Tribal Trust Land off of State Road in Aquinnah, […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Garret Graves and Seth Moulton yesterday introduced the Creating Opportunity and Sustainability Through Science (COASTS) Act, which will help ensure that coastal communities are more resilient and sustainable in the face of coastal degradation. Specifically, this legislation: Directs the Secretary of Commerce, through NOAA, to develop and carry out a competitive grant program focused on […]