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  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Riverkeeper’s Abigail M. Jones, staff attorney for the Hudson River Program, will take part in a panel presentation in Newark called “Restoring Our River” on the plans to clean up and restore the Passaic River. Jones will speak about the landmark GE Superfund cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Also speaking are […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along the shore of Long Beach, NY.  The project is crucial in strengthening the beach’s resiliency and makes it more sustainable and reduces risks associated with severe storms, said USACE. The […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    No pile driving activities are scheduled for the New NY Bridge project on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, but work on the new span continues. The creation of the first of four new permanent noise barriers continues in Rockland County and sections of the existing noise wall along northbound I-87/I-287 in the area south of […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed guidance document that emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to better protect New Yorkers and the state’s coastline and help guide communities to produce living shorelines in NY marine district. “Improving coastal resiliency and reducing risk to communities is a priority of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of New York, is releasing an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study on February 19, 2019.  Historical storms have severely impacted the New York-New […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, together with the New York and New Jersey Harbor, is about to begin the final phase of a $2.1 billion dredging project that will deepen the port’s channels to a depth of 50 feet. According to the Corps, USACE will in the next two weeks begin the final phase […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has requested Department of the Army authorization to conduct dredging, with ten-year maintenance with placement of all resultant dredged material at Tanner Park, New York. The project is located at Ketchams Creek, a tributary of Great South Bay in the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, NY. The U.S. […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    H&L Contracting, LLC of Bay Shore, NY, has won a contract for the maintenance dredging of Lake Montauk Harbor, New York. According to the FedBizOpps, the $776,553 contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. The project calls for the maintenance dredging of the Montauk Harbor channel and deposition basin. The sand to be removed during the works […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On January 24, 2014, Under Secretary of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, to be brief on the final portion of the NY/NJ harbor deepening project and updated on the Hurricane Sandy response. The officials discussed the harbor deepening project, which is designed to deepen the […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction activities continue on the foundations for the New NY Bridge with the ongoing installation of permanent piles. Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will utilize the area surrounding the ramp for storage and staging, which will in turn reduce the amount of construction traffic on local roadways. Complete closure is required for the construction of […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is working on a maintenance dredging project that will deepen portions of the Hudson River, NY City to Waterford, New York. According to the FedBizOpps, the Corps’ New York District will soon issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for award of a firm-fixed price construction contract for maintenance dredging of the Hudson […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State has reached an agreement with Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson on the terms of a critical New York State permit for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. This permit is one of the last certifications the state needs in order to move forward with construction, and […]

  • 7 December 2010

    State officials and environmentalists are concerned that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could allow more contaminated Hudson River… BY MICHAEL HILL (greenwichtime) [mappress] Source: greenwichtime, December 7, 2010;

  • 3 March 2014

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey yesterday issued an announcement on the Panama Canal Expansion program. “We’re pleased that the Panama Canal Authority is back on track to complete its widening project by early 2016, allowing larger, more environmentally friendly ships to call on our port terminals,” they said. “When the new […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich joined representatives from the USACE, Senator Joseph Robach and Assemblyman Peter Lawrence at an Open House Event on April 26, to discuss the status of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Open House was held at Braddock Bay Park Lodge, 199 E. Manitou Road, Rochester, NY. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, September 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey celebrated the completion of NY/NJ Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program. Following the celebration, the Corps New York District released a video on the $2.1 billion New York & New Jersey Harbor 50′ foot Deepening Project. This Story of Partnership video […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Hempstead has received additional funding from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) for aquatic sand removal efforts at various ponds and streams, announced the Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The Town received $131,947.50 in Direct Administrative Charges (DAC) from FEMA, reimbursing the Town for expenditures to DMS Disaster Consultants for their work in […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District awarded a $6.11 million contract to Cold Spring Construction Company, from Akron, NY, on June 25 to repair over 1,300 feet of seawall, which has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice and wave action, at the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.  “This project is critical to protect […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun work on the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater to repair the $19 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 850 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Durocher Marine Division/Kokosing Construction Company and includes the placement of armor […]

  • 26 April 2012

    On April 13th, Major General Michael J. Walsh, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the USACE, visited Cashman’s Arthur Kill channel deepening project site to witness a blast. The drill boat Kraken is currently being used for drilling and blasting operations in the Arthur Kill Channel. About project The Arthur Kill deepening […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third public workshop for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project to design and implement a flood protection project for Lower Manhattan takes place on Tuesday, December 19, 1017, at Shuang Wen School, NY. This workshop will focus on the Two Bridges neighborhood from Montgomery Street to the Brooklyn Bridge. The Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that four major New York coastal protection projects worth over $1 billion dollars will receive full federal funding, after a month long campaign led by Schumer. The Sandy relief bill that was signed into law required only that the feds pick up 65% of the project cost, but that […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced three public information meetings (April 6, 19 and 25) to discuss the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Hudson Raritan Estuary Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The meetings will be held in partnership with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, earlier this week highlighted the disastrous impacts President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could have across New York State, A.G. office said in its announcement.   Standing along the Gowanus Canal, which is a designated federal Superfund site, Attorney General Schneiderman highlighted how […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Post-Sandy sand placement activities are underway at Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY. Crews are busy placing millions of cubic yards of sand as part of the Corps efforts to repair and restore the Rockaway coastline which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. This work is being funded through Public Law 113-2 (Sandy Bill) and is […]