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  • 28 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski last week announced she secured $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Maryland. The money is in the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, and includes $11.8 million for Poplar Island, $2.45 million for the Chesapeake Bay Restoration program and $58,000 for James and […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) this week was successful in securing $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects throughout Maryland in the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill’s biggest allocations include $18.3 million for the annual maintenance dredging of the C&D Canal, $13.6 million for the annual dredging of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2011

    Congressman John Tierney opposed the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill when it came to the House Floor this afternoon for a vote. Earlier this week, Congressman Tierney offered an amendment to the bill that would have restored cuts to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers budget. These cuts would negatively impact the Corps’ ability to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]