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  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Settlement Shores canal dredging gets underway today, beginning cleanup operations at Regatta Cove, informs the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. The dredging will address areas where the canal depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements, and boat wash, making it safer and more accessible for the boating public. According to the officials, the sand will […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Settlement Shores canal system are set to begin on Monday, 25 November, the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest release.  According to the council, this dredging scheme will be conducted in the areas where the depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements and boat wash. “This will make it […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced a comprehensive agreement between the Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires Exelon to invest more than $200 million in environmental projects and operational enhancements to improve water quality in the Lower Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Commenting the latest news, Governor Hogan […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Settlement Shores canal system will begin in November this year to address areas where the depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements and boat wash, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council reports.  The dredging will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public, whilst also preserving the shoreline […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (NSW) has just announced that pre-dredge survey works for the upcoming Settlement Shores Dredging project will start next week. According to the Council, the survey works are scheduled to be undertaken in the week of 23 September 2019. They also added that this survey will identify those areas where there is […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the State of Wisconsin have announced three settlements totaling over $4.5 million to resolve claims for the pollution of the Sheboygan River. The Department of Justice reported that the three companies – Tecumseh Products Co., Thomas Industries, Inc., and Wisconsin Public Service Corp –  will resolve claims for natural resource damages at […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have reached a settlement agreement over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act related to two dredge and fill operations conducted by USACE in the Los Angeles River and its tributaries. The alleged violations took place between 2011 and […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Under a recent settlement with EPA, Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., and the joint venture Cashman-Weeks NB, JV, will pay a penalty and perform additional measures for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA and also known as the Ocean Dumping Act). EPA alleged that the companies violated the Ocean […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 4-year-old daughter of a crane operator who was tragically killed in a December 2014 dredging accident will be taken care of for the rest of her life as a result of attorney Matthew Shaffer’s negotiation of a $2.5 million dollar settlement in a mere 60 days. The single father from Newport News, Va., was […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin have announced that a Superior Court judge has approved a $190 million settlement with Occidental Chemical Corp. that resolves the company’s liability for contamination of the Passaic River. Approved by Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi on Tuesday, the Occidental […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday that Occidental Chemical Corp. has agreed to pay the State $190 million to resolve its liability for past cleanup and removal costs, natural resource damages and other costs and damages related to contamination of the Passaic River. The Occidental […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A settlement agreement reached last week between the Army Corps of Engineers and Northwest Alloys, Inc., resolves a past permit violation in Longview with a planned purchase of wetland bank credits to make up for wetland impacts from an unauthorized mechanical clearing at a site along the Washington side of the Columbia River. The property […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Seattle industrial firm will install new treatment facilities to protect the Duwamish Waterway and has paid a reduced fine to settle a penalty issued earlier this year by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). ConGlobal Industries (ConGlobal) leases, repairs and maintains shipping containers on the waterway’s eastern shore just south of Harbor Island. In […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport has announced that they have reached a settlement with multiple companies related to the investigation, redesign and repairs to the failure of the Berth 7 project. Berth construction started in 2007 and hopes were high until the completed berth began to show signs that there were stability issues. This started a four year […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced that several principal defendants in the Passaic River litigation have agreed to pay the state $130 million to resolve a portion of the state’s claims related to contamination of the Passaic River. The settling defendants are Spain-based oil and gas […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups announced a settlement reached in the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project litigation that establishes significant new conservation efforts to help the Savannah River withstand the harm from further deepening, and requires proof that a proposed oxygen injection system actually works before any river dredging can begin. Previously, conservation groups challenged the project in multiple […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State has reached an agreement with Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson on the terms of a critical New York State permit for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. This permit is one of the last certifications the state needs in order to move forward with construction, and […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reference is made to the Offer Document and the press release of 8 February 2013 in which Boskalis Holding B.V. (the Offeror), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boskalis, launched a mandatory cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Dockwise (the Shares) at an offer price of EUR 18.50 / NOK 137.65 per Share […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has reached a settlement with Merriam Manufacturing Co., Aztec Industries, LLC and the Estate of Allan Adams for partial reimbursement of EPA’s past costs in the remediation at the Durham Meadows Superfund Site. Under the terms of the Consent Decree, approved by the Court on Jan. 15, 2013, the settling parties are obligated to […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., released the following statement regarding the record $1.4 billion Transocean settlement for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean will pay $400 million in criminal fines – with $300 million of that going to the Gulf Coast – and $1 billion in Clean Water Act (CWA) penalties. The […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The United States has entered into two settlements worth more than $50 million to clean up contamination from the B.F. Goodrich Superfund Site in San Bernardino County. There are a dozen settling parties including Emhart Industries (Emhart), and Pyro Spectaculars, Inc. (PSI), as well as the Cities of Rialto and Colton and County of San […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has reached a settlement with two related companies for reimbursement of EPA’s past costs for the remediation of contamination at the Whitman Cistern Site, located in Whitman, Mass. The settlement, recently lodged in U.S. District Court, requires Brown Shoe Co. Inc. and Brown Group Retail, Inc. to pay $450,000. The Site is an undeveloped […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission must pay $1.28 million in restoration costs in a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over the illegal dredging of Cowbone Marsh in Glades County, reports news-press.com. This agreement is part of a $3.4 million settlement of 17 wetlands cases in six states across the federal agency’s Southeastern […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The settlement between Hernando County commissioners and Orion Dredging Services LLC, over Hernando Beach Channel dredging project, has finally been reached, according to baynews9.com. Orion Dredging sued the county two years ago, saying that a “defective project design” by Halcrow Inc., was the main reason Orion was unable to complete the dredging job, reports tampabay.com. […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a settlement announced yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, JPMorgan Chase Bank has reimbursed the federal government $1.28 million for costs incurred by EPA in cleaning up the Browning Lumber Company Superfund Site in rural Bald Knob, Boone County, W.Va. Under the Superfund law, past and current owners and operators of a Superfund […]