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  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To acknowledge the completion of Phase one of the Quonochontaug salt marsh restoration and enhancement project, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and project partners will be gathering for a celebration at the project site on Thursday, April 25. The CRMC, along with the Town of Charlestown, Save The Bay, Salt Ponds Coalition, […]

  • 20 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced in Norfolk, Va. today $40 million for critical hydrographic survey and chart projects across the United States that strengthen the economy, create jobs, and support safe and efficient marine commerce and trade… Source: NOAA

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the City of East Providence to test the effectiveness of “living shoreline” erosion controls at Rose Larisa Park. The construction contract was awarded to SumCo Eco-Contracting of Salem, Mass. through a competitive bidding process. The project is funded in […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this summer, the focus now shifts to shoreline access and habitat restoration along this once-dead river. After nearly five years of planning and design work, construction is beginning at RiverBend and seven other locations along the Buffalo River that are essential […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman and others last week celebrated the completion of the Little Rapids Restoration Project at an event in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The project, which reestablished the flow of water to the Little Rapids for the first time in more than 50 years, was led by the GLC in coordination with […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study. The study, published in […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality $3.8 million to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. This will help MDEQ develop and implement measures to remediate poly-chlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    NOAA and Ducks Unlimited have just announced that they are teaming up to restore habitat damaged from oil spills and hazardous waste releases. An initial cooperative agreement between the two organizations includes $1.8 million for restoration activities in the Gulf of Mexico, in coordination with the State of Texas. This funding will support work on marine and coastal […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Elected officials, conservation groups and community leaders from across the state gathered in Carmel Valley on June 6 to celebrate the completion of the San Clemente Dam and Carmel River Reroute Project. The event, hosted by California American Water, in partnership with the California State Coastal Conservancy and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, included state and federal representatives as well […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New funding will support restoration of the Buffalo River and put it on track to be removed from the list of Great Lakes “toxic hotspots” by 2019, the Great Lakes Commission announced yesterday in Buffalo. Nearly $4.7 million is being provided to restore degraded shoreline and create natural habitat at seven sites along the river in […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed was joined yesterday by Admiral Linda Fagan, the 1st U.S. Coast Guard District Commander, representatives from the USCG and Naval Station Newport, and Rhode Island construction workers for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the new Coast Guard wharf project at Naval Station Newport. The project consisted of both […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced $891,243 in federal funding for a partnership between Rhode Island and four other New England states to study the effects of coastal storms and develop tools and solutions to help communities respond to these events. The partnership will include researchers […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Newport has seen productive results from channel dredging at the NOAA MOC-P wharf this year. From January 6 until February 21, 2014, the Army Corps of Engineers removed over 7,000 cubic yards of material from the upper channel near the turning basin. Newport is budgeted for twenty-one days of dredging next season, […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Business & Finance

                    News in Photos: Keel Laying for New IHC Dredger The keel laying event for the 1,840 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on 22nd of April, 2015. DEME Orders Two ‘Green’ Dredgers DEME has just confirmed its order for […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA online visualization and mapping tool, the Lake Level Viewer, will help communities along the U.S. Great Lakes plan for, and adapt to, climate change and changes in lake water levels. The easy-to-use, interactive tool was developed by the National Ocean Service’s Office for Coastal Management as part of its Digital Coast initiative. […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded New Jersey a nearly $900,000 Regional Coastal Resilience Grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in northeastern Monmouth County develop a regional plan to address the impacts of coastal hazards and storm surge. The planning project, called New Jersey Fostering […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue and this is clearly reflected by main policy developments such as the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive or the US NOAA Ocean Noise Strategy. […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today joined with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce $193,090 in federal funding to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels. The funds were made available through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management has announced more than $43 million in grants to improve the resilience of local communities and wildlife habitat in the face of increasingly severe and frequent natural disasters. The grants will support natural and nature-based infrastructure that will help people and wildlife recover […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    In 1976 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District placed the first two Data Collection Platforms (DCPs) on the Ohio River at Martins Ferry, W.V., and Shadyside, Ohio. These DCPs were, and remain, vital to river operations as they provide information on parameters such as river level and precipitation. From 1976 to 2008 the […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will use a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the work of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, fund three significant local projects and continue the program’s quarterly Short Term Action Request (STAR) grants. Project funding includes: Shore Protection Structure Assessment. The […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    At the urging of Florida Congressman Brian Mast, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed a critical increase in funding for Everglades restoration. The appropriations package will nearly triple funding for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration, which funds the Everglades Agricultural Area Southern Storage Reservoir Project, from $67.5 million in FY 2019 to $200 million for […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Harold Orlinsky has been appointed President of HYPACK, Inc. Founded in 1984, the company (formerly Coastal Oceanographics, inc.) has evolved from a small hydrographic consultant to one of the most successful providers of hydrographic and navigation software worldwide. He began his hydrographic career as a NOAA field officer in 1989. He joined HYPACK in 2005 as a […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) have announced that the WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments such […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds totaling over $3.1 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to target harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. “This new Great Lakes […]