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  • 19 July 2011

    Despite concerns about leaks, the Environmental Protection Agency and property owners in Portland Harbor continue to pursue building … More info: oregonlive By Scott Learn [mappress] Source: oregonlive, July 19, 2011;

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 7 October 2010

    The Army Corps of Engineers has bumped dredging of a potentially hazardous bar in Portland Harbor to next summer, saying resolving … By Scott Learn (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, October 7, 2010;

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DuPont’s Mayor Michael Grayum has signed two conservation agreements that are part of a collaborative effort to restore the Sequalitchew Creek Watershed. “These actions will strengthen the health of Washington State’s environment and economy,” Grayum said. “The easements ensure the shorelines and uplands we love so much will be enjoyed by our children and future […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is about to hold industry telephone conference calls in order to discuss proposed West Coast hopper dredging work for 2017. A total of two industry telephone conference calls will be conducted. The first call is scheduled for Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time and […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The Portland Harbor is set up for cleaning, reports OPB News. The city’s officials have stated on Wednesday that they have concluded a clean-up plan which will be submitted to the federal government. Dean Marriott, City Environmental Services’ director, said that a “draft feasibility study” will be handed to the government on Friday and that […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Portland District, is inviting public comments on a proposal submitted by the Port Warren Moorage Association to dredge up to 1,000 cubic yards of accumulated sand and silt from the Skipanon River at the Port Warren Condominiums Moorage. The dredge area measures approximately 0.8 acres with a depth ranging from 0.5 to 2 feet, depending […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to repair the storm-battered sea wall at Chesil Cove on Portland has been completed by Weymouth & Portland Borough Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and contractor Team Van Oord Ltd. Heavy winds and strong tides hit the Dorset coast hard during the winter period, damaging sections of the wall and stripping Chesil […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has resumed on the 96km long Delaware and Raritan Canal, with work expected to run through until the end of October. The canal functions as a means of transporting water and acts as a reservoir, being part of the Raritan basin water supply system, providing water to millions of central New Jersey residents. The […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Vigor Marine LLC of Portland, Oregon, has won an $8 million contract for hopper dredge Essayons ship repair and overhaul. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), all overhaul, maintenance, and drydock work will be performed at the contractor’s facility in Portland with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2020. Major work items […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Port of Portland Commissioners will review and receive input on the 2012 Port Transportation Improvement Plan (PTIP) at a public hearing on Wednesday, January 11 during the regularly scheduled commission meeting. The Commission meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and the hearing will follow discussion with the Port Commission on transportation needs and a funding strategy […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. to review potential effects to the Coos Bay Federal Navigation Channel. The Portland District will review Jordan Cove Energy Project L.P.’s proposed request to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas […]

  • 22 June 2011

    A little more than a year ago the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District Regulatory Branch determined they could better accomplish… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 22, 2011;

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting local people to come along to a public drop in session to find out more about proposals to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding to communities along the Caldicot Levels. The proposals will improve the defenses at Portland Grounds, near Magor and Undy, by raising approximately 2km of […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington. The project was designed to provide beach nourishment to an approximately 2500 foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Sept. 25 and completed placement 13 days […]

  • 31 March 2011

    Oregon environmental authorities say the cleanup of contaminated dredge spoils on Ross Island in Portland has been finished, but they…   (timesunion) [mappress] Source: timesunion, March 31, 2011

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ESCO Corporation, a Portland, Oregon, based designer, manufacturer and provider of equipment used by companies in dredging, mining, construction and industrial markets, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by The Weir Group PLC for an enterprise value of $1.285 billion. Founded in 1871 in Glasgow, Scotland, Weir is involved in mining and upstream […]

  • 1 September 2010

    The city of Portland and Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality are reevaluating whether dredge spoils with low levels of … By Scott Learn (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, September 2, 2010;

  • 11 January 2011

    Dredging work is complete and most of the structures are installed as part of the Portland Parks and Recreation Department’s restoration of… By Sue Vorenberg (djcoregon) [mappress] Source: djcoregon, January 11, 2011;

  • 22 April 2011

    Two environmental groups plan to sue to stop a planned dredging project on the Willamette River in Portland, charging that federal… By Scott Learn (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, April 22, 2011  

  • 23 January 2012

      Department of Marine Resources (DMR) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at the Casco Bay Lines Terminal conference room, 56 Commercial Street, Portland. The purpose of the meeting is to gather information and comments from the public on a proposal by the Maine Dept. of Transportation and the […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Clatsop Diking Improvement Company #9 on behalf of Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas. The Portland District will review Oregon LNG’s proposed request to modify federally constructed flood risk reduction projects, to include horizontal directional drilling, auger boring, […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Two Oregon environmental groups have sued the federal government over a Willamette River dredging project near downtown Portland.   (columbian) [mappress] Source: columbian, April 26, 2011  

  • 3 June 2011

    Two U.S. Army vessels are lining up with naval and Coast Guard ships from the U.S. and Canada for the 2011 Portland Rose Festival. (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 3, 2011;