Search results for: Narragansett Bay

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  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has amended its proposal to conduct maintenance dredging of rock and hard packed sand from portions of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Conn. The Corps issued a 30-day public notice on […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of rock and hard packed sand from portions of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut. The state of Rhode Island is the local sponsor for the proposed […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of Little Narragansett Bay in Westerly, Rhode Island and Stonington, Connecticut will be completed under the terms of a $1.4 contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by H&L Contracting, LLC, of Bay Shore, N.Y. Construction is scheduled to start […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From October 1, 2014, until January 31, 2015, approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sandy material will be dredged from the Federal Navigation Channel at Little Narragansett Bay. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, this deepening scheme will cost between $1 million and $5 million. Under the project planning, a hydraulic […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to issue a Sources Sought Announcement for a maintenance dredging project located in Little Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The main goal of this project is to make the Congressionally-authorized Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Narragansett Bay 10 feet deep below mean lower low […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The plan for the Little Narragansett Bay dredging project, as a very important venture, is slowly but surely taking shape despite the lack of funding. The proposed dredging program at the mentioned area includes removing 35,000 cubic yards of sand and 50,000 cubic yards of the silt, according to thewesterlysun.com. Michael Walsh, the project manager […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Quonset Development Corporation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the United States to dredge in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and dispose of the material in the Rhode Island Sound Disposal Site. The proposed Quonset Development Corporation Port of […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has just shared this amazing Reel Big Media’s video about the recently completed repair project at the Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook at Point Judith in Narragansett. Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage to the area surrounding Camp Cronin and washed out a portion of the access road […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) yesterday announced the award of $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects, spread across the state, to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen Rhode Island’s climate resilience. The grants are made possible through funding from the Narragansett Bay and Watershed […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), along with the R.I. Department of Environmental Management Division of Water Resources and the R.I. Natural History Survey have created a new position within DEM’s freshwater wetland monitoring and assessment program. The position will advance wetland assessment, monitoring and restoration in Rhode Island. Since 2007, RIDEM has partnered […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday published its final rule establishing the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredging Disposal Site (ELDS) in the Federal Register. With the publication of this rule, EPA is designating ELDS, located offshore from New London, Connecticut, for the disposal of dredged material from harbors and navigation channels in eastern Long Island Sound […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just released a photo of its two vessels working in the Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. For the first time ever, the debris vessel Snell and special purpose vessel Currituck worked in tandem to remove boulders from the Narragansett Bay federal channel. The Snell lifted boulders that weighed up […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    EPA joined state and local dignitaries yesterday to announce $5 million in federal funding to continue efforts of the Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration. The program brings together innovation and partnerships to apply an ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will release today, August 17th 2015, for public review and comment the Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. The DMMP and PEIS will be available for review on the Corps website. Also, the Corps is extending the public […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound and will hold public hearings August 24 – 27 in Connecticut and New York to provide an overview of the reports and receive public comments. The DMMP was requested by the Governors of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include two anadromous fish passage restoration projects, a salt marsh restoration project, a […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. EPA has joined state and local dignitaries formally launching the Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program. The new program will serve as a framework to promote a broad ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA in cooperation with the U.S. Navy and R.I. Dept. of Environmental Management (RIDEM) has completed two “Records of Decision” (RODs) approving cleanup remedies of contaminated areas at the Derecktor Shipyard which is part of Naval Station Newport, formerly known as the Naval Education and Training Center, in Middletown, R.I. The two contaminated areas targeted […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Melville Associates, LP is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a commercial waterfront recreational facility in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The applicant proposes to construct and maintain a commercial waterfront recreational facility consisting of 887 slips in […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Conn. The state of Rhode Island is the local sponsor for this proposed work. The authorized Federal navigation project provides for […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for ten habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 26 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include five salt marsh restoration projects, two freshwater restoration projects and two anadromous fish […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Dredging of a shipping lane at Quonset Point is underway. State and federal officials expect minimal impacts on the environment, yet waste from past and ongoing dredging projects remains in Narragansett Bay. The three-and-a half-month Quonset dredging effort passed reviews by the state Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), the state Department of Environmental Management (DEM), […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Washington Trust’s Commercial & Industrial Lending Group has provided $7.5 million in both short- term and permanent financing to Quonset Development Corporation of North Kingstown, RI for a dredging project to increase the channel depth and expand shipping capabilities at the Port of Davisville in Quonset Business Park. Approximately 260,000 cubic yards of sediment will […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Finishing nearly three years of study on the potential economic opportunities associated with Rhode Island’s ports, a Joint Legislative Commission reported today that development of port infrastructure and growth of maritime industries can result in 1,000 new jobs, $70 million in personal income, $127 million in business revenue and $8.1 million in state and local […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has completed the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and now is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, RI. The study area included about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the […]

  • 20 February 2012

    A package of bills has been introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives that will implement major recommendations of a legislative commission which spent nearly three years studying the economic growth that could result from further development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. Five bills each were submitted in the two legislative chambers on […]