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  • 15 October 2012

    The levee system near Everett, Wash., is getting a $727,500 makeover as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials are scheduled to repair approximately 1,770 feet of damaged levees at three locations along the Snohomish River starting Monday. The Union Slough Levee Project is located on Smith Island and provides flood protection to the City of […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin the first phase of construction in May on the Big Spring Creek Restoration Project on the Enumclaw Plateau in southeast King County. This project will relocate a major section of Big Spring Creek from the current ditched system into a channel consistent with its historic route. This […]

  • 19 January 2012

    A coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy groups yesterday filed an appeal of the Oregon Department of State Lands’ decision to issue a dredging permit for the Port of Coos Bay that would allow the Port to export dirty coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG). While the “multi-purpose” dredging permit was initially sought […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate […]

  • 11 January 2012

    United Utilities has been given the go ahead to build a £200million extension to its waste treatment plant on the banks of the River Mersey in a scheme that could create up to 350 jobs. The existing works at Sandon Dock, Regent Road, will be extended into the redundant Wellington Dock. And that will result […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Spectrum Acquisition Holdings, Inc. , a growing mining exploration, technology and services organization begins environmental impact studies of Sustainable Biomining at Avalon Perspectives mining sites. Spectrum Acquisition Holdings has begun its initial phase of Environmental Impact studies on 3 mines that it has acquired rights for, through its acquisition of Avalon Perspectives Inc., along the […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft of the environmental assessment and feasibility study for dredging in Searsport Harbor on April 5 and is now seeking public input. Written comments will be accepted until May 6. Plans to dredge the channel at Mack Point have been underway for over a decade. The Corps […]

  • 3 February 2012

    A £28 million Fund to clean up England’s rivers and encourage local wildlife to flourish has been announced today by Environment Minister Richard Benyon. Part of a £92 million Defra commitment to clearing up England’s rivers and lakes, the Fund announced today will allow communities and charities to tackle local eyesores and encourage iconic wildlife […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District began dredging the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel yesterday for the first time since its construction in 1999-2000 to maintain safe ship passage between the Knik Arm Shoal and the Port of Anchorage. This year’s $5 million project continues through June and is the first phase of a multiple-year […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) said that the conference report that reconciles House and Senate water resources development legislation was filed yesterday. This legislation, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), authorizes funding for Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects. This legislation will directly benefit Oregon’s small ports. […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The latest figures, released today by Lerwick Port Authority, show that the number of oil-related vessels arriving in the first half of the year was up 43% at 317, compared to the same period in 2011, with the tonnage rising 77% to 1.4 million gross tonnes, while cargo shipped in support of offshore operations rose […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coalition fighting highly destructive suction dredge mining is considering further legal options after a state judge ruled that a California law banning the practice is preempted by federal law. The California Supreme Court is also considering whether to take up the legal issues surrounding the state law, designed to minimize mercury pollution and damage […]

  • 5 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Patty Murray released the following statement after U.S. President Obama released his 2015 federal budget proposal, which includes $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a nearly 300% increase from 2014 funding levels, and $25 million for Puget Sound recovery through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Geographic Programs. The […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has invited public review and comments on the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (PSMP EIS). The PSMP EIS comment period is planned to open August 22, 2014, when the notice of availability is published in the Federal Register, and […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) to examine improvements to the navigation channel for Searsport Harbor. The Maine […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following intensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review and consideration of extensive public comments, the Corps’ Northwestern Division Commander, Brig. Gen. John S. Kem, has signed two Records of Decision (RODs). Both RODs were signed last Friday, November 14th, and include: 1) the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) and 2) a current “immediate […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from destructive forms of recreational mining. Suction dredging is an environmentally harmful mining practice has been banned in […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, a coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy activists asked the Oregon Court of Appeals to put the brakes on a Oregon Department of State Lands’ dredging permit that paves the way for the Port of Coos Bay to export dangerous liquefied natural gas (LNG) or coal and other bulk commodities to Asia. […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Vancouver’s updated shoreline master program. Vancouver’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines and improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores, including those along the Columbia River, Salmon […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District on Friday awarded a $6.7 million contract for maintenance dredging of the lower Snake River federal navigation channel and associated berthing areas at the Ports of Lewiston, Idaho, and Clarkston, Wash. The contract was awarded to American Construction Co., Inc., of Tacoma, Wash., as a small […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour has recorded significant increases in traffic in the first six months of the year, as activity within the energy sector generally and the North Sea in particular continues to rise. Continued growth in the oil and gas sector was reflected in the increase in support vessels that used the port over the first […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Battle Ground’s new shoreline master program. Battle Ground’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water quality of 2.6 miles of shorelines along portions of Salmon and Morgan creeks. Battle Ground is one of more than 60 local governments that […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Bothell’s shoreline master program. Bothell’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of more than 13 miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Sammamish River and North Creek in Bothell, and Swamp Creek, if annexed […]