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  • 7 June 2012

    The environmental groups says the latest federal review of the PCB cleanup of the upper Hudson River provides more evidence that the dredging area should be expanded, The Wall Street Journal reports. A coalition of environmentalists said the review also acknowledges that PCBs in one stretch of the river will be reduced about half as […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Assessment for modifications of two levee systems located in Sarpy County, Nebraska, owned and operated by the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of modifying the levees to meet FEMA certification and accreditation standards and continue eligibility in the U.S. Army […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released a Supplemental Individual Environmental Report (SIER), titled “Bayou Sauvage, Turtle Bayou, and New Zydeco Ridge Restoration Projects, St. Tammany and Orleans Parish, Louisiana.” This SIER presents changes to the recommended mitigation plan described in Programmatic Individual Environmental Report #36 (PIER #36), titled, Lake Pontchartrain […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District — the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) — announce publication of the draft 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. Three informational meetings, with webcasting, are scheduled in April […]

  • 19 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a memorandum describing the agency’s scope of environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview (MBTL) project on the Columbia River in Washington State. The Corps’ environmental review under NEPA will focus on the effects of activities that the Corps regulates […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a major overhaul of the Port’s 60-year-old charter, which resulted from a nine-month community review and input process and received bi-partisan legislative support. It is the first complete review and analysis of charter revisions in the Port’s history. “The Charter revisions set the stage for the Port’s governance […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to hold another public meeting that will discuss the EPA’s second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. The meeting is set for August 9th and will take place at John Jay College in Midtown Manhattan. This is the third public meeting to present […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released updated “Site Management and Monitoring Plans” for the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites for public review and comment. These plans, required for all EPA-designated disposal sites, guide monitoring and management of the two sites to ensure disposal is not causing any adverse impacts to the marine environment. […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a proposed limited amendment to Orting’s shoreline master program, which was comprehensively updated in 2008. The proposed amendment would allow for impacts to wetlands and buffers for construction of structures such as levees and dikes under limited circumstances and when consistent with an adopted […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (D-IFR/EIS) has been prepared as part of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Study (NHHNIP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District said in its latest post.  To facilitate efficient and safe navigation and marine commerce in New Haven Harbor in New Haven, […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    People who live alongside the Waiohine River and in Greytown will be asked this week to give their view on a plan to protect their homes, business and land from problems caused by river flooding and erosion. Over the last eight years, Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) has been working with South Wairarapa and Carterton […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Whanganui Flood Management Review Group has reported good progress on some high priority investigations into flooding issues highlighted during the 19-20 June flood event. The Group, comprising representatives from Horizons, Whanganui District Council and Whanganui River iwi, met last week to discuss the initial list of issues. Horizons group manager river management Allan Cook […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for stream bank restoration near Scribner, Neb. is currently available for public review. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection to prohibit rapid erosion on the east bank of the Elkhorn River, Dodge County, Neb. Public infrastructure being protected includes County Road F and the bridge. […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft feasibility report with environmental assessment to address shoreline erosion and restore degraded wetland and riparian habitats along Lake Sharpe near the town of Lower Brule, SD is currently available for public review. The draft report and EA evaluates the impacts of constructing a one-mile long stone breakwater along the shoreline to reduce erosion which is imminently […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Federal officials could issue a new flood map within weeks that would require hundreds of homeowners in poor Syracuse neighborhoods to buy costly flood insurance, reports syracuse.com. Engineers need more time to study the effect of dredging Onondaga Creek. Director of mayoral initiatives asked FEMA representatives to delay issuing the new flood map. Over the […]

  • 13 April 2012

      As directed by the Prime Minister, a review meeting of the Port Sector taken in PMO examined the progress made in the implementation of PPP projects in major ports and the progress of dredging activities. This was a follow-up to a meeting taken three months ago in which instructions were given to the Ministry […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public review and comment on the updated shoreline programs. The city of Republic and the county worked together to update their shoreline programs, which were originally developed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of  Ecology is asking for public comment on whether to approve a recently updated program to manage 6 miles of marine and lake shoreline within the city of Edmonds. The updated shoreline master program would guide construction and development on the city’s Puget Sound and Lake Ballinger shorelines. Once approved by Ecology, […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two draft environmental assessments for bank repairs to levees along Antelope Creek and Salt Creek near Lincoln in Lancaster County, Neb. are currently available for public review. The draft EAs evaluate the environmental impacts of repairing damage caused by high flows in October 2014 to one area along the Antelope Creek flood protection project and […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines in the city of Spokane Valley will open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology on April 20. Spokane Valley’s proposed shoreline program will guide construction, development and maintenance activities on shorelines of Shelly Lake and the Spokane River within the city limits. A portion of the shoreline managed […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received separate permit applications to conduct work in waters of the U.S. from a number of private owners along the Manchester Inner Harbor as well as permit applications by two marinas and the Town to dredge and retain some structures in Manchester, Mass. The work, […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released a book review of “International compendium of coastal engineering” by Shinji Sato.  The book presents an excellent overview of the discipline of coastal engineering, covering a range of topics in 17 chapters and 500 pages. Each chapter could stand on it’s own and they’re written by leading figures […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Review Panel conducting the environmental assessment for the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has just announced that it is seeking comments on information request responses and draft Public Hearing Procedures. The Review Panel is inviting comments on the responses from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (the Proponent) to the Review Panel’s information requests […]