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  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State is providing $43 million to advance 31 projects in Oswego and Cayuga counties as part of the first round of funding under the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). Governor Andrew Cuomo launched REDI in May to increase the resilience of shoreline communities and bolster economic development in the […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NJDEP, will host a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on October 24th, 2019 in Great Neck, NY. This coastal storm risk management study covers the New […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, yesterday celebrated completion of the East Rockaway Inlet Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration Project. The announcement of the project’s completion was made on the boardwalk by the Army Corps and the City of New York. New York City’s Mayor Bill De […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, announces the approval of a waiver to increase the schedule and funding for the USACE’s New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Coastal Storm Risk Management Study (NY&NJHAT). This […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies have invited public input regarding the scope of the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE’s New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is making great progress with the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel dredging project. President and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, Jim Newsome, has just released a photo of the backhoe dredge “New York” digging away in the Charleston Entrance Channel. According to him, the dredge will be joined this weekend by […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Port Authority and seven other Connecticut parties have filed a motion stating their intent to join together in a friend of the court brief (amicus) to support a decision by EPA to designate a 1.3 square nautical mile area south of New London, CT, as the approved site for the disposal of dredged […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Sea Grant and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday announced that $200,000 is available for Great Lakes ecosystem-based management projects through the New York Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program, which is administered by New York Sea Grant in partnership with DEC. “These grants support eco-based recreation and tourism projects […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the availability of $26.5 million in state funding to preserve and enhance rail and port services in major trade and passenger travel corridors across New York. “This funding will improve rail safety and port infrastructure while also alleviating congestion on our roads and boosting economic activity and growth,” Governor Cuomo […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters has announced FY19 Work Plan budget allocations, with New York District receiving approximately $74,273,500 million for its projects and studies. “The Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works budget reflects the administration’s priorities to support and improve the nation’s economy and infrastructure,” reported the Corps. The Work Plan released by […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced yesterday that $1.4 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed, Jamaica Bay, Long Island Sound, Peconic Estuary, and South Shore Estuary Reserve watersheds improve water quality, increase flood resiliency, and conserve natural resources. “At Governor […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States Representative for New York’s 11th Congressional District, Dan Donovan, yesterday met with FEMA, the Army Corps of Engineers and other stakeholders to discuss plans for the $620 million seawall on Staten Island’s East Shore. “I had a very productive meeting this morning with the head of FEMA’s flood insurance program, Roy Wright, […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Southold Town has joined the New York State’s lawsuit to block the dumping of dredge spoils in the Long Island Sound. Last month, New York State sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a plan to allow dumping up to 53 million cubic yards of dredge material in eastern LI Sound. “In the mid-1970s, famous […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced that New York State has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. EPA, challenging the agency’s decision to designate a permanent open water disposal site in eastern Long Island Sound for tens of millions of cubic yards of dredged sediments. “We will continue to do […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of New Rochelle will be the recipient of a $250,000 New York State grant for the remediation of Beechmont Lake, Assembly Members Steve Otis and Amy Paulin said yesterday. This was announced at a joint event lakeside with city officials, including Mayor Noam Bramson, Council Member Barry Fertel, City Manager Chuck Strome, Public […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work is a part of a project to deepen the federal channel of the river to provide for more efficient maritime transport of cargo. The deeper channel will provide […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The backhoe excavator dredger New York is working in tandem with the drill barge Apache to remove rock fragments from locations where blasting has just taken place near Chester, PA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the Sandy anniversary a day away, the de Blasio Administration has announced continued progress on the City’s OneNYC resiliency program that will prepare neighborhoods, economy and public services to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change and other 21st century threats. Some projects include dunes to protect coasts; storm water management and […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    New York State has formally objected to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed plan to designate one or more dredged material disposal sites in the Eastern Long Island Sound. Following an examination of the plan by the state’s Department of State, New York has found that the EPA’s plan is inconsistent with New York State coastal […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-five Non-governmental organizations and academic partners, eight Federal, six State, and nine New York City agencies joined earlier this month Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps’ New York District commander and his staff aboard the Army Corps vessel DCV Hayward for a harbor inspection. The Corps provided a unique forum for agency heads and […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that more than $181 million in economic development funding has been approved for 24 projects that are spurring growth and opportunity in nine regions of the New York State. The funding, approved by Empire State Development’s Board of Directors, supports projects that are creating 1,524 new jobs and retaining […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Under a state-funded plan, coastal green infrastructure will increase resiliency along the Hudson River estuary shoreline and coastal areas of New York City, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced yesterday. The New York City Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and Department of City Planning is jointly managing the project. […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares is a partner in two of the six winning consortiums that will improve storm defences in New York. The consortiums will be responsible for the ‘New Meadowlands’ project near Little Ferry in New Jersey and ‘Living with the Bay’ in Nassau County on Long Island. New Meadowlands will create an area measuring 80 km² […]