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  • 1 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) yesterday announced his support for a plan to fund critical operations and maintenance of the nation’s harbors, which could help direct unspent funds to the ports of Philadelphia and Erie to protect the jobs they support. Announcing his support for the bipartisan Harbor Maintenance Act, Senator Casey noted the large […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced the City of Spring Valley, IL awarded a contract for In-Pipe to provide professional, green sewage lagoon treatment services to optimize lagoon performance and efficiency by reducing lagoon sludge and the frequency of dredging events. The main objective of the project is to maximize bioremediation in the lagoon thereby […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) announced $29.4 million in federal funding for the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel project has been included in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. “After years of needless delays, today the House of Representatives takes an important step toward funding for this project,” said Meehan. “This […]

  • 28 March 2012

    After fighting to secure funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the President’s fiscal year 2013 budget, U.S. Senator Bob Casey is urging Senate appropriators to support the full request of $31 million for the project. “The Delaware deepening project will give an essential boost to the economy of southeastern Pennsylvania, so it’s imperative […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 10 February 2012

    O’Brien & Gere was recently retained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District to support maintenance dredging of the Philadelphia Navy Reserve Basin, a semi-enclosed, tidal body of water located in the Philadelphia Naval Business Center (PNBC). O’Brien & Gere is providing engineering services for the project, which aims to remove approximately […]

  • 8 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate $16.864 million to the Army Corps of Engineers this year for the Delaware Deepening Project: “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Army Corps’ plan to allocate nearly $17 million to the […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Concerned about federal dollars making their way to the Delaware River deepening project through a recently enacted $74 million ‘navigation slush fund’, 59 local, state, regional and national conservation and civic organizations wrote to President Obama urging him to ensure that the environmentally destructive and economically wasteful Delaware River Deepening Project does not receive federal […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the lower 14 mile section of the Sheboygan River a hazardous waste site under the EPA Superfund legislation in 1986. A Sheboygan River Dredging Workgroup was established in August of 2009 to assist in coordinating these projects, and is represented by officials from the EPA Region 5, Great Lakes […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 22 November 2011

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey, Pat Toomey  and Chris Coons have filed an amendment to an appropriations bill that would increase the potential of securing the Delaware River dredging project federal funding. The amendment would move formerly appropriated funds in the Army Corps of Engineers budget to navigation projects directed towards improving our Nation’s rivers traffic […]

  • 27 September 2011

    As the several-year feud to deepen the Delaware River​ channel by five more feet continues between Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Congressman…   By Jessica Bautista (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, September 27, 2011;

  • 22 September 2011

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced the release of $15 million in state funding to continue the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening project, saying its completion is critical to economic development and job-creation efforts. “With ports up and down the East Coast deepening their navigation channels, Pennsylvania‟s international seaport in Philadelphia must keep pace to remain competitive […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

      The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that grant applications are now being accepted for watershed protection and restoration and Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) projects under the Growing Greener Plus program, which allows applicants to seek funding for a variety of projects through a single application process. “We are glad to […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Dredging at Lake Elkhorn has come to a standstill, at least for now. Mobile Dredging and Pumping, the Pennsylvania company hired by… By Sara Toth (explorehoward) [mappress] Source: explorehoward, March 17, 2011  

  • 9 March 2011

    A Pennsylvania dredging company hired by the Columbia Association to remove tons of sediment from the bottom of Lake Elkhorn is packing… By Larry Carson (explorehoward) [mappress] Source: explorehoward, March 9, 2011    

  • 21 February 2011

    Management plans for the state’s major river systems presented by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission are now open for public comment… By Mike Bleech (goerie) [mappress] Source: goerie, February 21, 2011;

  • 12 November 2010

    Five environmental groups have lost their bid to have a new Endangered Species Act review undertaken before a lawsuit goes forward on the… (philly) [mappress] Source: philly, November 12, 2010;

  • 28 July 2010

    “Dredging is underway as we speak,” said Robert Blackburn, the senior deputy executive director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, based in Philadelphia. On June 22, he spoke of work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the Delaware River channel to 45 feet. The port authority had a leading role in deepening […]

  • 14 May 2010

    Pennsylvania attorney general Tom Corbett brought his Republican gubernatorial campaign to the Tioga Marine Terminal in Port Richmond today… [mappress] Source: kyw1060, May 14, 2010;

  • 31 March 2010

    The port of Philadelphia and ports of the Delaware River are at a crossroads, and the river’s shipping channel must be deepened for jobs and Pennsylvania’s future, five candidates seeking to be the state’s next governor said yesterday. [mappress] Source:philly,March 31,2010;