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  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boston Harbor Now will hold their Harbor Use Public Forum later this month, a conversation focused entirely on the future of Boston’s working port.  Jill Valdes Horwood, Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy will present the latest report produced by the planning and policy team: Recommendations for the Future of Boston’s Working Waterfront(2019). During the meeting, the […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael councilor, Maria Doyle, welcomed minister for state at the office of public works and flood relief, Sean Canney, on April 4 to the area to discuss flood prevention measures for parts of Dundalk and Blackrock. During the visit, he met up with local residents, business owners and local interest groups to discuss the […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The King County Flood Control District will host a public meeting in North Bend tomorrow to present a potential strategy for reducing flood risks on the South Fork Snoqualmie River and gather community feedback. The meeting will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the Sallal Grange Hall in North Bend. “I look forward to […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 8-12, 2013. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The agenda […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian, in his last week’s address, shed some light on the city’s beach replenishment project, expected to begin in May of 2015. The full text of his December 12 statement can be found below: “This week I learned of the planned schedule for the beach replenishment project in the south end of Ocean City […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Around 140 people crowded into the Old Lyme Town Hall’s Meeting Room on Tuesday night to hear a presentation on a proposal to dredge the lower stretches of both Black Hall and Four Mile Rivers, the LymeLine reports. Described as a “rare opportunity” for the town, the proposal, if passed, would be fully funded by the […]

  • 2 April 2014

    On Friday April 4, representatives from more than 100 groups – public and private, environmental and economic, regulatory and academic – will gather at the Academy of Natural Sciences to discuss the Delaware River and its surrounding watershed, so vital to the region. From 8:00 to 4:00 attendees will get to hear presentations and participate […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to helping New Jersey’s communities recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration yesterday took action to streamline state permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects, a move that will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery of marinas and […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Improvements to Phoenix Lake will be presented by Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) staff at a Special Board meeting and an educational public meeting this Thursday, July 12, 2012. The Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Plan has developed conceptual plans for lake restoration (including a lake dredging plan), water quality improvements, wetland habitat improvements, public access, […]

  • 10 June 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently made the following statement supporting the need to dredge the lower Mississippi River. “The Mississippi River is the most productive river transportation system in America, and ensuring that cargo can continue to move through the river and waterways must be a top priority for the Corps,” Vitter said. “It’s not […]

  • 22 October 2012

    A group of more than 50 people came to Newfane Town Hall to hear the preliminary findings of the Regional Harbor Dredging Management Plan update, according to lockportjournal.com. The tourism officials and marina owners that populated a public information meeting Thursday agree that harbor dredging is an investment worth making. The new plan covers 160 […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected Gulf Engineers & Consultants (GEC) to conduct the third party Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion (MBSD). According to CPRA, an updated permit application was submitted to the New Orleans District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in June, 2016, and the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) has just released a proposed update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. The draft provides important additional strategic guidance for the Council to follow as it makes decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council is updating its Initial Comprehensive Plan now in […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland, has set Monday 15th October as the new date for an open drop-in event to allow members of the public and other stakeholders to learn more about proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbor is dealt with. Taking place at Warrenpoint Town Hall from 3pm to 6pm, the event follows […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County approved a contract for environmental consulting company ICF International to help local, state and federal governments prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate a proposed coal export terminal along the Columbia River near Longview, Wash. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC, proposes to build and operate a coal export terminal at the site of […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council (ORC) has begun public engagement on the enhancement of the Forth St to Otago Harbor reach of the Water of Leith, one of the final stages of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme. ORC Director Engineering, Hazards and Science, Dr Gavin Palmer, said that this stage of the long-term project is an exciting […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., welcomed a public commitment from the civilian head of the Army Corps of Engineers that $19 million in Hurricane Sandy recovery funding will be available to repair the storm’s damage to Great Lakes harbors. The commitment from Jo-Ellen Darcy, the assistant secretary of the Army for public works, came in response […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy appeared before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works last week to introduce Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition Director Steve Cochran for a hearing on America’s water infrastructure needs and challenges. Cassidy warned that even as Louisiana is losing land by the minute, the federal government’s outdated and inefficient […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Falmouth Friends of the Earth (FalFoE) held a public meeting on 22nd November to increase local understanding of some of the environmental and other issues surrounding the proposed dredging of a deep channel in Falmouths inner harbour. Despite ferocious storms and local flooding, the Poly Arts Centre was bursting to its capacity of 180, keen […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel. The commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improved flood protection work in the stretch of the Hutt River between the Ewen and Kennedy-Good Bridge has come a step closer following the Hutt Valley Flood Management sub-committee’s decision to recommend that the Greater Wellington Regional Council proceed with Option A. During the hearing, held in mid-October, a panel made up of representatives from […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting today, December 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in Columbus. During the meeting, the commission will act on three recommended Lake Erie Protection Fund grant project proposals, hear updates on the Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan, Ohio’s […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River on March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency’s 100-year strategy for flood protection in Swale and Medway Estuary area is available online now for public scrutiny and comment. The online public consultation opened, 6 November 2017, allowing people to view the Environment Agency’s plans on how best to best protect people, properties, wildlife habitats and agricultural land from flooding and coastal erosion in the […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    From a new boat ramp in Somerset County to citywide harbor upgrades in Annapolis, 59 public water access projects in 19 Maryland counties will receive a total of $6 million in state Waterway Improvement Fund grants for fiscal year 2016.  This total, the largest amount Maryland has received since 2009, includes $2.2 million for dredging projects […]