Search results for: Nuisance

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  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding” – which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure – are on the East Coast, according to a new NOAA technical report. This nuisance flooding, caused by rising sea levels, has increased […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of flooding each year due to dramatically accelerating impacts from sea level rise, according to a new NOAA study, published earlier this week in the American Geophysical Union’s online peer-reviewed journal Earth’s Future. The findings appear in the […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    David Wethington, project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recently visited Canada. During the visit, he spoke with his Canadian counterparts about the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS). This study presents a range of options and technologies to prevent aquatic nuisance species (ANS) movement between the Great Lakes and Mississippi […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of beach replenishment in front of the Alliés breakwater at Dunkerque Port has just begun. The contractor SODRACO was selected to complete this program, which will involve placement of nearly 1,200,000 m3 of sand. It will be accompanied by: • the installation of windbreak nets designed, as in the dune areas, to hold […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    JND Thomas Company, Inc. of Riverdale, CA and Orlando, FL has now been dredging and mechanically dewatering for more than 45 days, averaging well over 1,000 insitu cubic yards of hazardous contaminated sediment removed per day from the Machado Lake. Lake water returned from JND’s dewatering plant back to the lake has been clean enough […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Grand River Conservation Authority’s rehabilitation project of the 500 meter section dyke and channel on the Conestogo River in Drayton is set to begin the week of September 21, 2015. The work must be carried out during a period of low flow in the river, which may affect the timing and total duration of […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After five years of construction, new 8 km long flood channel by-passing the Dutch river IJssel was officially commissioned today by Dutch Transport Minister, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, and the Chairman of Vallei and Veluwe Regional Water Authority, Tanja Klip-Martin. The new by-pass is one of the last in a series of 30 projects of the […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Machado Lake dredging and dewatering program in the San Pedro region is moving forward. This project is being implemented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Bureau of Engineering (BOE), in collaboration with the Bureau of Sanitation and the Department of Recreation and Parks. The scope of the work includes removal […]

  • 9 March 2011

      In 2011, all building phases will be executed  simultaneously. Activities are mounting.  By taking the necessary measures, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will prevent possible nuisance as a result of this work. Over the course of 2011, all building phases will be activated at the same time. Besides the depositing of sand and rock, work will get underway on the […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program has announced the availability of targeted funds for projects that enhance coastal resilience to current and future hazards. Each year, coastal communities in New Hampshire experience flooding and coastal storm damages to property, infrastructure, natural resources, and cultural resources, along with associated economic disruptions. The […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new general permit that streamlines approvals for small scale dredging in the Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers and streams has been drafted and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on the language. The public comment period on the general permit runs until the close of business March 3, 2017. The proposed […]

  • 11 October 2012

    After a three-week shutdown, Honeywell will resume the Onondaga lake dredging project today. The slight delay on the project was caused by residents’ complaints over the bad odors. These odors were a nuisance but never a health threat, said John McAuliffe, Honeywell’s Syracuse program director. Over the past two weeks, the company has undertaken some […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen Bess Island project, one of the fastest moving restoration projects Louisiana has seen, is nearing its completion. There is only a window of six months to complete the project during the non-nesting season in order for the birds to be able to lay eggs in the spring. “One of the nuisances of this […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe, on behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, announced that funding is available for clean-up projects through the Lake Simcoe/South-eastern Georgian Bay Clean-Up Fund. The five-year $29 million fund aims torestore the ecological health of Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has presented a “Special Recognition Award” to the Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), a department of the U.S. Environmental Agency, for its long-standing efforts to restore and protect the health of the Great Lakes, specifically by remediating historical contamination in ports, harbors and other waterways. According to WEDA, GLNPO […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced that the dredging work at Highline Lake State Park has been completed. The dredging operation removed years of silt buildup that will significantly enhance water recreation at the popular park, located northwest of Fruita. “We thank the public for their patience while the work has been going on,” said Park […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, announced yesterday a $177,706 grant for the University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research through the School of Natural Resources and Environment. This support, which comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    JND Thomas Company, Inc., Riverdale, CA the major sub contractor with OHL,USA, Inc., to perform the dredging and mechanical dewatering activities, is currently mobilizing onto Machado Lake, Harbor City, CA. The scope of the work for the project includes removal and mechanical dewatering of approximately 239,000 cubic yards of lake sediment. Sediment removal, removal of […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Folkestone seafront site has seen a buzz of activity recently with the GRAHAM Construction Civil Engineering team continuing to make excellent progress with the dredging and level raising well underway. The company reported recently that the project team has adopted an innovative approach in relation to beach nourishment. “The necessary materials are being extracted […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby yesterday voted to approve the first of two comprehensive appropriations packages that together contain all 12 Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) appropriations measures, H.R. 1865.  The legislation, which passed the Senate by a vote of 71-23, contains funding for various Alabama priorities. “Completing the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations process is good news […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local partners will mark the completion of Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Justine Mee Liff Park on April 21, 2017 in Boston, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just announced. The Muddy River project was in response to […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy today released a new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Action Plan. The plan lays out steps that federal agencies will take during the next five years to protect water quality, control invasive species and restore habitat in the largest surface fresh water system in the world. McCarthy, […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Officials from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the city of Boston, the town of Brookline and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground on Oct. 10 on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass. “The overall project objectives are to reduce flood risk and […]