Search results for: Response

2963 results

A list of search results

  • 17 September 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has investigated concerns from some Isle of Wight residents about dredging activity in the area. Under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, the MMO regulates development at sea around the English coast and as part of this is responsible for licensing dredging activity. It takes any dredging out of […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today responded to the Great Barrier Reef policy announcement from the Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP) as totally inadequate. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the community was expecting a strong commitment from the LNP to protect the Reef but their policy failed to deliver. “The […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef is not under threat from responsible dredging activities such as those proposed for the port of Abbot Point near Bowen, announced qld.gov.au. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Jeff Seeney said the latest scientific evidence on reef health proved that dredging has minor impacts on reef ecosystems when compared to other […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council has just announced that local people responded positively to the council’s Seaton Beach Management Plan (BMP) public consultation, which was held on Thursday 25 May at Seaton Town Council’s Marshlands Center. The event was well attended with members of the public able to discuss the proposed BMP with East Devon’s BMP […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has questioned comments made by Federal Member for Dawson, Mr George Christensen MP, about the Senate Committee Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef, his colleagues and constituents. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, said Mr Christensen’s reported comments that the process was stacked with environmental extremists, […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 28, 2012, at the “Open a New Era of Eco-civilization”–Award Forum for China’s Top 100 Environmentally Responsible Listed Companies in Beijing, CCCC won the award. The forum was organized by the Organizing Committee on Environmental Responsibility Survey of Chinese Listed Companies, the China Youth Center for International Exchange affiliated to the Central Committee […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Boat owners have given the Broads Authority the thumbs up for its performance in managing the waterways and believe it offers good value for money with its services. The results of a survey of Broads toll payers showed 65% felt the Authority did a good job compared to 63% in 2009 and 55% in 2005. […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Audit Office has published its 2014 report on flood defense spending. It welcomes improvements in the way the Environment Agency is prioritizing its spending, including on flood defense maintenance, and how it achieves value for money. However, the report claims the underlying spending on flood defenses has gone down. On NAO’s funding claims, […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 8th meeting of the Response Officers to Combat Oil Spills and Maritime Accidents, was held recently at Grand Heritage Hotel in Doha. The event was organized by the Permanent Emergency Committee in association with Ministry of Environment and Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre (MEMAC), subordinate to the Regional Organization for the Protection of the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Storms around the UK in December 2013 caused significant damage to a number of coastal structures. Among these were flood defence embankments in Teesside and Lincolnshire. ARC-Boats, innovative remote control survey boats produced by HR Wallingford in partnership with the Environment Agency, were deployed at both locations to assess the extent of the damage to […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Punch reports that the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) on Saturday said increase in human activities, such as land reclamation and dredging, had resulted in reduction of water storing capacity, thus leading to flooding. The NIS President, Mr. Bode Adeaga, who stated this at the 47th Annual General Meeting of NIESVI, said such human […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure today, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A year after the major incident officially came to an end Somerset County Council is this week celebrating the incredible response to last year’s flooding on the Levels and Moors.  The widespread flooding was classified a ‘major incident’ between 24 January and the end of March last year. It is thought nearly 150 homes were […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Genoa is one of the major Italian seaports in the Mediterranean sea. With a trade volume of 50 million tonnes and 2-million TEUs, it is the busiest port of Italy by cargo tonnage. Genoa Port covers an area of about 700 hectares of land stretching along the coastline, with 47 km of maritime ways and 30 km of operative […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council will be actively encouraging land owners to take an even more proactive response to managing erosion issues around Taupo. The integrated catchment management committee yesterday endorsed recommendations that will see the council step up work with landowners to prevent erosion events caused by heavy rainfall events, particularly in autumn and spring. “We […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is carrying out missions to support recovery efforts in the New York City region following Hurricane Sandy, including in New York City, parts of northern New Jersey and Long Island. New York District’s Emergency Operations Center has been active since last week and District personnel are […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed alarm following comments made by former Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke that the Queensland government asked him to ignore risks to the health of the Great Barrier Reef, as revealed on AM Agenda yesterday. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the State government’s policies are […]

  • 27 December 2010

    The presence of sales tax and income tax officials during the auction for sand dredging sites in Pune resulted in a comparatively low … By Shailendra Paranjpe (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, December 27, 2010;

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association’s half-day seminar, named ‘Dredging for Flood Prevention and Response’, will take place today, at Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster, London. The event will focus on dredging in flood prevention and response: ‘What can dredging do to reduce the risk of flooding and how can it contribute to a response after a flood event?’ With […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just released reports on seagrass responses to dredging in northwest Australia. With almost no knowledge of how primary producers in the NW of Australia will respond to the environmental changes produced by dredging, it is difficult to predict and then manage the impacts of dredging on these critical […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways last Friday released a statement regarding recent allegations that the DPWH has issued dredging permits to the 13 sea vessels doing offshore dredging or mining activities in the vicinity of Puro, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur. According to Secretary of Public Works and Highways, Mr. Rogelio Singson, “the Department […]

  • 22 December 2010

    A scathing draft report released last week by the National Oil Spill Commission sought to inflict as much damage on Gov. Bobby Jindal’s … By Jeremy Alford (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, December 22, 2010;

  • 12 March 2010

    The Centre has finally admitted that excessive siltation of Brahmaputra and Barak rivers was primarily reasons responsible for recurring floods in Assam… [mappress] Source: The Assam Tribune, March 11, 2010;

  • 23 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In addition to the upcoming DREDGING SUMMIT & EXPO 2014, June 15-18 in Toronto, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will hold a short course named “Responsible Design of Dredging Projects”. This will be an educational course about the practical aspects of conducting dredging in a responsible manner to avoid misunderstandings between responsible entities planning and conducting dredging projects. […]