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  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper has filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction to postpone the first phase of the impending St. Johns River harbor deepening project until significant deficiencies in the studies by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are addressed and resolved. In 2013, the Corps authorized a plan by JaxPort to deepen the last 13 miles […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Forty-three projects will share in approximately $21.3 million from the St. Johns River Water Management District for construction of water supply and water conservation, water quality improvement, flood protection and natural systems restoration projects. The district’s governing board earlier this week approved the project ranking for the fiscal year 2017-2018 Districtwide Annual Cost-share Program. More […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in federal court last week against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project.  In April 2015, the Record of Decision was issued approving the USACE’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the JAXPORT proposal to […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT CEO, Brian Taylor, expects that, after a decade of discussion and planning, the $684 million project to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel could begin this year. Mr Taylor made this announcement yesterday in his State of the Port address to the Propeller Club of the United States, according to Jacksonville.com. Deepening the […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, April 1, 2016 regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. On February 19, 2016, DEP issued a Notice of Intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit and a Variance to allow the Army Corps […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of North Florida will host “The Dredging of the St. Johns River: A Town Hall Meeting on the Proposal to Deepen the River” from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Adam W. Herbert University Center. The purpose of the town hall meeting is to give the citizens of Jacksonville the […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville Program – Dredging & the Dolphins of St. Johns River is scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2015, in Jacksonville, FL. The University of North Florida (UNF) founded its Dolphin Behavioral Ecology Research Program in March 2011 and their research team has been conducting weekly dolphin surveys on the St. Johns River ever since. Dr. Gibson will […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida has filed a lawsuit over the St. Johns River dredging. JAXPORT officials and the local community stressed the importance of this dredging project in bringing more cargo ships and business to town. According to WJCT News, Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida is concerned about the […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection staff met with local stakeholders to discuss annual progress on the restoration plans for 25 tributaries in the Lower St. Johns River basin. The Department, along with the Florida Department of Transportation, City of Jacksonville, JEA, Duval County Health Department, CIty of Atlantic Beach, City of Jacksonville Beach, City of […]

  • 10 January 2014

    Continuing their fight for JAXPORT and the economic growth and jobs that deepening the St. Johns River would bring to Northeast Florida, Congresswoman Corrine Brown and Congressman Ander Crenshaw spearheaded a bipartisan Congressional delegation letter to the House and Senate Transportation Committee Chairs and Ranking Members that pushes for the inclusion of the project in […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On October 24, 2013, St. Johns Riverkeeper and Florida Wildlife Federation submitted comments regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed dredging of the St. Johns River. St. Johns Riverkeeper has serious concerns that: – The impacts to the river are being significantly underestimated; – The economic and environmental risks have been ignored or […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, yesterday underscored that the fight to deepen the St. Johns River is not over this year, and he will push to move the project forward in a House/Senate Conference Committee over the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 […]

  • 9 July 2013

    St. Johns Riverkeeper is hosting a free forum to discuss concerns and potential impacts from the proposed Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. A panel of experts will provide an overview of the proposed dredging and its impacts and the shortcomings of a study recently released by the Army Corps of Engineers that assesses the environmental impacts, […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Here’s what industry and local leaders had to say about investing in Jacksonville’s future following the decision Monday by JAXPORT’s Board of Directors to seek a 47 foot depth for the St. Johns River Federal Channel: “This may be our best, and perhaps last, opportunity to become a major port.” – George Gabel, Chairman, Logistics […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a subconsultant to Atkins, Taylor Engineering will examine the bridge hydraulics and scour associated with the proposed deepening of the St. Johns River channel at the Dames Point Bridge in Duval County, Florida. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposes deepening the St. Johns River channel from the mouth of the St. Johns […]

  • 24 October 2012

    A federal study of deepening the St. Johns River for larger cargo ships will give the public its first look Thursday, according to jacksonville.com. This meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s cruise terminal at 9810 August Drive, off Heckscher Drive. A major part of the Corps study will be […]

  • 15 May 2012

    A public meeting has been scheduled to discuss deepening the St. Johns River, according to actionnewsjax.com. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will hold the public meeting on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Port Authority Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Dr. Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to […]

  • 17 October 2011

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Jacksonville Port Authority officials say removing a jetty that sits at the juncture of the St. Johns River… By Drew Dixon (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, October 17, 2011;

  • 9 June 2011

    State Representative candidate Kim Kendall, a Republican from St. Johns County, got a seminar ride from Captain Jay Winegeart,… (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, June 9, 2011    

  • 8 July 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday it finished dredging a 5.3 mile piece of the St. Johns River up to the Talleyrand … By David Bauerlein [mappress] Source: jacksonville, July 8, 2010;

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    At some point in the relatively near future, the Army Corps of Engineers will begin its deepening of a 15-mile stretch of the St. Johns River from the mouth to Dames Point. Portions of that stretch are anywhere from 38 feet to 41 feet. However, the project will assure the 41-foot depth is consistent. [mappress] […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns County and the Army Corps are about to hold a community meeting regarding the South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beach Restoration Projects. The kickoff meeting starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at the GTM Research Reserve Visitor Center, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The sole purpose of the […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates yesterday celebrated the completion of a two-year-long muck dredging project in the Eau Gallie River aimed at improving water quality. Attendees gathered at historic Ballard Park at the mouth of the […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated work yesterday to raise the Oroville Road in Oroville, Washington, and strengthen the Mazama Levee in Mazama, Washington, while work continues in Riverside and Okanogan, Washington, in Clark Fork, Idaho, and Plains, Montana. Engineers in Clark Fork, Idaho, are conducting erosion protection work […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Port of South Louisiana and the parishes of St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James, collectively known as the River Region Economic Development Initiative (RREDI), were host to the annual River Parishes Economic Development Breakfast in Washington, D.C. At the event, Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy and Congressmen Cedric Richmond, Garret […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The removal of more than 44,000 cubic yards of muck was a cause for celebration yesterday for the St. Johns River Water Management District and its partners, Brevard County and the City of Cocoa Beach. The celebration included a boat tour of 13 canals in the Banana River Lagoon region of the Indian River Lagoon […]