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  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has denied a water quality permit sought by Millennium Bulk Terminals to construct and operate the largest coal export terminal in North America. Ecology denied the permit because the coal export terminal near Longview would have caused significant and unavoidable harm to nine environmental areas: air quality, vehicle traffic, vessel traffic, rail capacity, rail […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens have launched a $176 million rescue package to protect the Great Barrier Reef from mining. “The Great Barrier Reef is under pressure like never before with UNESCO warning the reef could be added to the international list of World Heritage sites in danger by next year,” Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne said. […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tetra Tech, Inc. has won a $35 million general environmental services contract that includes technical support services related to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments in the tidal portion of the Anacostia River, a heavily urbanized river flowing through the Nation’s Capital.  Restoration activities will be implemented at sites throughout the watershed as part of […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) yesterday announced the completion of two recreational use projects in the Mississippi River Delta. The Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Campgrounds projects improved five campgrounds owned and operated by LDWF in the Pass-a-Loutre area below Head of Passes […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Governor Pat Quinn and other Illinois officials are very concerned about the current condition of the Mississippi River, especially around St. Louis area, reports cbslocal.com. Quinn stated: “We’ve asked the Army Corps of Engineers to initiate immediately blasting and dredging to help make the river a little deeper. We’ve also asked that the Missouri River, […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Klang municipality urges The Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) to maintain the rivers around Pandamaran, to avoid the repetition of last week’s flash floods. A Klang municipal councilor Lim Lip Suan said: “It’s DID’s job to ensure that the rivers are free of obstruction from debris. Dredge the rivers. Make sure the river banks […]

  • 12 April 2013

    The Grogol River dredging project, located in South Jakarta, is currently underway, reports beritajakarta.com. Regarding this cleanup project, Irvan Amtha, the Head of South Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, stated: “We use amphibian excavator because the river is wide enough, together with regular excavators to transport the sedimentation and wastes onto a truck to […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finalists have recently been announced in two Riverprize categories for 2015 – the Morgan Foundation New Zealand Riverprize and the Thiess International Riverprize. Riverprize is the world’s most prestigious river award giving recognition to those who have developed and implemented outstanding, visionary and sustainable programs in river management and restoration.   The finalists in the Morgan Foundation […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a conveyance change analysis of the St. Clair River in an effort to understand how the river is changing and to further explain its impacts on Great Lakes water levels. The analysis was conducted as part of the Corps’ operational mission of monitoring the connecting […]

  • 26 November 2010

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has published a new online leaflet “Floods, dredging and river changes” to help inform people about the regulatory issues that affect dredging works on river beds. River bed dredging and removal of river gravels has been an important issue for land managers and plant hire companies for many years, […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced $2.1 million in grant awards from the Delaware River Restoration Fund, the second round of grants made from the fund to improve waters that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River. The grants announced today are part of a five-year, $35 million multistate investment […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide, has just released the June update on the Mill River cleanup project in Fairfield, Connecticut. The contractor is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York Canal Corporation has just announced an update on the upper Hudson River dredging project. This capital cleanup program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Souris River Joint Board has approved a contract to begin the full design of the Burlington Levee Project (Phase BU-1) of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project (Mouse River Plan). This is the fourth phase to be fully designed as a part of the billion dollar flood risk reduction project being implemented throughout […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed, announced the […]

  • 8 October 2012

    National Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Umeh, has urged the Federal Government to dredge the entire River Niger. He said that the dredging of the entire river would enable it to contain the large volume of water coming into Niger from all the inlets. “The over-flooding took place because the River Niger has […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An international conference named ‘Dredging: Ports, Harbors and Inland Waterways’ will take place on March 11-12, 2016, at Adani Corporate Premises in Shantigram, Ahmedabad, India. This event, organized by the Eastern Dredging Association India, aims to incorporate a rare blend of lectures that will be delivered to the participants by policy makers and those influencing policy making. The seminar […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest project update that, to date, continuous flow has been restored to 28 miles of the Kissimmee River. In areas already restored, comprehensive monitoring has documented substantial improvements in the river and its floodplain, making the project a model for large-scale ecosystem restoration efforts. […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Specialists from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are taking a, new innovative approach to flood maintenance work on the River Rhymney which is benefiting both people and wildlife. Approximately 900 tonnes of shoal had built up in the river near the flood banks at Ystrad Mynach, causing the river to flow into a deep, narrow channel. […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Authorities in Chiang Mai Province have inspected the banks of the Ping River to talk with trespassers and have them move out before the start of river dredging to alleviate flooding problems along the river.  The board will take about three months to observe the flow and characteristics of the river and talk with people […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A 20 year flood action plan for a long-term sustainable future for the Somerset Levels and Moors is in full swing with a 8km dredge of the Tone and Parrett Rivers well underway. The plan is owned by Somerset’s councils, internal drainage boards and local leaders and was prepared in partnership with local and national […]

  • 30 December 2010

    The City of Sipalay is one of the cities in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines, located in the most southwestern part of Negros Island . The place has a long history of land use that contributed to the degrading state of its watersheds. Being a highly mineralized area, mining exploration has been the first […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA is extending the comment period on its Draft Modification to General Electric’s Reissued RCRA Permit (also referred to as the Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River Rest of River). In response to several requests for extension, public comments on the Draft Permit will be accepted through Oct. 27, 2014. EPA will also hold […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A ground-breaking collaboration between dairy industry body DairyNZ, the Waikato River Authority and Waikato Regional Council is lining up to better protect and restore the Waikato River. Their Waikato River Restoration Strategy project was launched near Hamilton today by Environment Minister Nick Smith. It’s believed to be the first collaborative initiative of its type involving […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    During future storm releases from Folsom Dam’s auxiliary spillway flows will enter the American River at forces and angles like never before. Even after passing a series of engineered water-slowing features, the combined flows could destabilize part of the river’s bank making it vulnerable to erosion. That’s why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento […]