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  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Town of Salisbury completed work on a sand nourishment project along Salisbury Beach last week. The project is designed to better fortify Salisbury Beach against the full force of northeast storms and beach erosion. The project is a unique partnership between the state and the Town […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Benjamin Chamberlin Realty, LLC, doing business as Bridge Marina, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with expanding an existing marina in Salisbury, Mass. Benjamin Chamberlin Realty, LLC has applied for authorization to expand its currently authorized […]

  • 21 October 2010

    A s the years have slipped by, the ocean has become a glutton.With a voracious and relentless appetite, its waves have gnawed away at Plum… By Taryn Plumb (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, October 21, 2010;

  • 4 October 2010

    As beach nourishment efforts turn south to Plum Island, officials here voiced satisfaction with the results of the project. Great Lakes … By Victor Tine (newburyportnews) [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, October 4, 2010;

  • 19 August 2010

    As Plum Island and Salisbury prepare to receive enormous quantities of sand to rebuild eroded beaches, questions are rising over what … By Victor Tine (newburyportnews) [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, August 20, 2010;

  • 7 July 2010

    The state and two local towns managed to come up with additional money needed to keep the Plum Island and Salisbury beach renourishment … By Victor Tine [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, July 8, 2010;

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District has just announced that dredging works on upper portion of the Wicomico River are moving ahead, ensuring that the vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from Eastern Shore communities. USACE awarded an approximately $3.4 million contract to Cottrell Contracting out of […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers crews have begun dredging the upper portion of the Wicomico River to ensure vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from Eastern Shore communities. The dredge will remove roughly 100,000 cubic yards of material from the channel to ensure continued safe navigation along the […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation works for a dredging project on the Pembrokeshire’s Tenby Harbor are in full swing now, with machines due to be on site in the following days, announces pembroke-today.co.uk. Commenting the latest news, Tenby Harbormaster, Chris Salisbury, said: “Natural Resources Wales have been given the contractors details and are happy for us to start, the Maritime and […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Senator, Kathleen O’Connor Ives, last week participated in the monthly meeting of the Merrimack River Beach Alliance. The state legislative delegation for Newburyport, Salisbury and Newbury – Old Town, Plum Island and Village of Byfield met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and other leaders to discuss strategies for improving […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday announced $17.78 million in federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects benefiting the Eastern Shore as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus Funding bill. “A clean and thriving Chesapeake Bay is essential to Maryland’s economy and the watermen, the tourism […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new public boat ramp at 64th Street in Ocean City, MD, was officially opened earlier this week, according to the city’s latest announcement.  The opening ceremony took place on May 1 after an ambitious construction schedule with a target date for completion before the start of the summer season, The Maryland Coast Dispatch reports. This very […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Merrimack River Beach Alliance (MRBA) is continuing discussion about plans to dredge sand from the Merrimack and Piscataqua Rivers, the Daily News of Newburyport informs. MRBA met with Department of Conservation and the U.S. Army Corps Engineers representatives last week to discuss plans for the project, which aims to dredge 600,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a public consultation in Wilton, near Salisbury, to explain how it plans to reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses. The consultation on the Wilton flood defense scheme will take place on March 10th 2017, from 3pm to 7pm, at the Cricket Pavilion Recreational Ground. Wilton’s existing […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, has announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County. The governor was joined by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, and state and county officials for the funding announcement, which includes $1 million for […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Year two of the Great Marsh Resiliency Planning Project is currently underway, according to the Ipswich River Watershed Association. With funding from the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program, administered by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, the planning project is an effort to reduce the risk to coastal communities from storms, flooding and sea […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Blackwater River flood risk management project in Salisbury, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $4.4 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Palmer Federal Constructors, Inc. of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The scheme is scheduled to start in early 2016 […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ports industry is in a state of radical change and uncertainty, which requires flexible and adaptable port planning and design. This is according to Phyllis Difeto, Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Chief Operations Officer, who delivered the welcome address at the African Ports Evolution 2015 conference at the Durban ICC this week on behalf […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Newburyport Harbor north jetty in Salisbury, Mass., and the south jetty in Newburyport, will be repaired under the terms of an $8.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Equipment Corp., of Braintree, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in late […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Massive coal ash pollution leaks have been discovered pouring from Duke Energy’s Buck Power Plant into the Yadkin River, conservation groups revealed yesterday. Testing confirmed this week that the extensive coal ash seeps – which have not been previously identified or publicly disclosed by Duke Energy or the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, the Wicomico River maintenance dredging program is scheduled for the fall and winter of 2014. During this project, located between Upper Ferry and Salisbury, Maryland, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed by a hydraulic pipeline dredger and placed at an upland placement […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The Salisbury Post reports that the Spencer town board passed a new budget without a hitch, but the board couldn’t agree on a resolution to protect a Civil War battlefield and the remnants of a 200-year-old bridge from sand dredging in Grants Creek. The budget passed unanimously with little fanfare and one public comment. The […]

  • 8 May 2012

    As the Eagle Tribune reports, the maritime veterans are expressing concern that the mouth of the Merrimack River is unusually shallow at low tide. “I am urging boaters to travel in and out at high tide,” said Harbormaster Paul Hogg. “I’ve met with some of the commercial fishermen, and they have reported on how shallow […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Congressman John Tierney announced that $3.5 million in federal funds will be used to make emergency repairs to the south jetty along Plum Island. The funds resulted from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, which Congressman Tierney supported and which became law in December. “With this $3.5 million in federal funds, the Army Corps of Engineers […]