Search results for: Olympia

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  • 28 May 2020
  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following a public process for input and review, a comprehensive update to Olympia’s shoreline master program has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The comprehensive update revises the existing shoreline program for approximately 30 miles of shoreline within the city and its Urban Growth Area, including the goals, policies, regulations, shoreline environment designations, […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The city’s proposed shoreline program will guide development along Olympia’s marine and freshwater shorelines: Percival Creek, Black Lake Drainage Ditch, Capitol Lake, Chambers Lake, Ward Lake, Grass Lake and Ken Lake. […]

  • 29 November 2013

    Port of Olympia announced this week that the maintenance dredge of the marine terminal vessel berths and Swantown Boatworks haulout area has begun. Over the next month or so, the dredging activities will be visible from various locations along the downtown waterfront. It has been more than 30 years since the Budd Inlet areas were […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The public is invited to comment on a Department of Ecology proposal to deem cleanup of the Hardel Mutual Plywood site complete. People can comment on this proposal to remove the Hardel site from Ecology’s Hazardous Sites List until July 6, 2012. The site is located at 1210 West Bay Drive N.W. Olympia, on the […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The Department of Ecology (Ecology) is inviting the public to comment on a proposed amended Agreed Order for investigating sediments that are potentially contaminated with dioxins at the Port of Olympia (port). This legal agreement requires the port to investigate and plan for cleaning up contamination in an expanded study area surrounding the port peninsula. […]

  • 9 April 2010

    Two Port of Olympia shipping berths dredged free of dioxin last year are showing signs of recontamination, according to a port consultant’s report.Dioxin-contaminated sediments underneath the pier and inaccessible during the dredging project have sloughed off several feet from the face of the pier… [mappress] Source:theolympian,April 9,2010;

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would require people to obtain a standard state hydraulics permit to use a suction dredge to prospect for gold or other minerals in or near state waters. A suction dredge works by sucking up water, gravel, gold, and other […]

  • 5 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 30 – November 5, 2017).   USPA Announces Tender for New Berth at Mykolaiv Port The Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA) has invited bidders to submit their offer for construction of new berth No. 8 in the Mykolaiv Port.   Van […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam has just released the latest update on their new Offshore Center Maasvlakte 2 (OCMV2) development scheme, saying that the PUMA consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord) already completed the Phase 1 of the project. With the help of a cutter suction dredger and several trailing suction hopper dredgers, 30 ha of land have […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has been contracted by CFM – the ports and railways company of Mozambique – to carry out emergency dredging works in the Port of Beira. “Reinstating the port access channel to its charted lines and levels is of great importance to facilitate […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of FSUE Rosmorport employees from the central office, Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin, Astrakhan, North-Western Basin and Sakhalin Branches have just completed Van Oord’s training course “Modern dredging equipment and technologies” in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The program, which lasted from 8 – 12 June 2015, included both theoretical course and simulator training, a visit to the sea port and […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    As a part of continued efforts to restore Deschutes River water quality, the Department of Ecology has released a draft water cleanup plan for this watershed and is hosting public meetings as part of a comment period over the next six weeks. The report found a number of pollution factors contributing to a decrease in […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (GHNIP) will be available for review and comment until August 11th, 2014. Since 2007, the Corps has been investigating the feasibility of deepening the channel to its congressionally authorized depth of -38 feet and released its draft […]

  • 29 April 2011

    Olympia Port Commissioner George Barner announced his candidacy for re-election Wednesday, stating he is proud of the work the commission… (yelmonline) [mappress] Source: yelmonline, April 29, 2011    

  • 6 October 2010

    A fresh look at flooding problems and habitat loss in the Skokomish River Basin is about to begin under the guidance of the U.S. Army Corps… By John Dodge (theolympian) [mappress] Source: theolympian, October 7, 2010;

  • 30 June 2010

    A group formed to preserve Capitol Lake issued a report Tuesday calling for a public-private partnership to dredge the lake and tackle … By John Dodge [mappress] Source: theolympian, July 1, 2010;