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  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant of $252,681, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve its online presence, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced.  “In cleaning up the Great Lakes, we need to ensure […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plunged into the first step in preparation for necessary dredging operations of Wachapreague Channel, delmarvanow.com reports. This week they began taking samples from the bottom in the area between channel markers 126 and 121. Boats trying to navigate through this channel encounter difficulties because of the shallow waters. Coast […]

  • 23 September 2010

    California American Water filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on September 22, 2010 requesting permission to remove San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River in order to resolve seismic safety concerns associated with the dam and restore critical habitat for the steelhead trout. “From an engineering and environmental perspective, this is […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced the receipt of an award for a $103 million contract for the construction of the National Resources Damage Assessment Caillou Lake Headlands project from the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. The company is also the apparent successful bidder for the $28 million Chenier Ronquille […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) announced last week that it has received funding to implement restoration projects in two Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs), areas of historic pollution and degradation. The GLC will support the design and restoration of valuable habitat in the Maumee River AOC in Ohio and the Clinton River AOC in Michigan in […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) has announced that the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) has been awarded $233,600 to further develop research and educational programs to ensure that New Jersey coastal communities are resilient to the impacts of climate change, as well as future storms.  Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. With unacceptably high levels of contamination still left in river sediment, the state called on EPA to reexamine its cleanup […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 30, 2014, the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed Association will celebrate the completion of the Pawcatuck River fish passage restoration project. This event will recognize and thank the many project partners including the RI Congressional Delegation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), state and local organizations. […]

  • 29 January 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 […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank yesterday announced $102 million for three Louisiana projects in the Barataria and Terrebone basins, to restore deteriorated wetlands and barrier island habitats along the state’s coast. These awards are funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) program. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Louisiana Coastal Protection […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Included in the $1.3 trillion spending package recently passed by the House of Representatives are a number of key provisions championed by California Congressman Jerry McNerney to tackle the climate crisis in addition to addressing the stability and modernization of America’s energy and water systems. Among the funding secured by the Congressman are several national […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, September 6, Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Record of Decision for the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) with Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The recommended plan modifications consist of the following: Deepen the existing Bar, Bay, and River Channels […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced the completion of the Cole’s Bayou Marsh Restoration Project in Vermilion Parish yesterday. Under this scheme, dredged sediment from Little Vermilion Bay was utilized to create and nourish more than 400 acres of marsh east of Freshwater Bayou Canal. The […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (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 e EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive or […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the award of more than $101.5 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to 19 projects and several amendments to previously announced projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) yesterday announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was awarded $471,500 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 32 university-based programs that work with coastal communities. The New Jersey Sea Grant […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $1 million grant to advance the Herring River estuary restoration, the largest tidal estuary restoration project ever undertaken in the Northeastern United States. The grant, awarded by the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) and funded by the Environmental Bond Bill, will complement another […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will extend sand hauling hours as it nears the completion of a three-month project to restore sand to approximately 1,730 feet of shoreline from the west end of the Kuhio Beach swim basin, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, to the existing Royal Hawaiian groin between the Royal […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $1.352.250 in state and federal grant funds for five river restoration projects within the City of Taunton, and the Towns of East Bridgewater, Falmouth and Plymouth through the Department of Fish and Game’s DER Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, and contracted technical services […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council and its project partners have released the Rhode Island Sea Level Affecting Marsh Migration (SLAMM) project summary report that details the findings and results of an evaluation of the response of the state’s coastal wetlands to sea level rise scenarios of one, three and five feet. Coastal wetlands, especially […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. CDT to vote on the Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy (Plan). The public is invited to attend the Council Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, […]

  • 19 July 2012

    A network of 31 tidal data collection stations located between South Padre Island and the Sabine and Neches rivers, known as the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON), aids the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in keeping federal waterways open for navigation. Entrusted with maintaining 1,000 miles of channels along the Gulf of […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environmental Protection Agency is about to release a second five-year review of the Hudson River Superfund site to determine whether the dredging remedy is complete, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to deny a certificate of completion to General Electric at this time. […]