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  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. The St. Louis River AOC is one of 43 toxic hotspots identified by the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes basin, and is the second […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District has announced the award of a construction contract for habitat creation in the St. Louis River near Superior, Wisconsin. USACE, on behalf of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has awarded a construction contract for more than $1.6 million to Roen Salvage Company from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, for […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $13.8 million cleanup of Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin, part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. According to EPA, work will be funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), the City of Superior and […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on an extensive habitat restoration project will take place this summer in the St. Louis River estuary, where the river enters Lake Superior. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public open house in May to share information about the Kingsbury Bay/Grassy Point habitat restoration project, whose construction is set […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mont du Lac Recreation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, to dredge 2.4 acres of the St. Louis River in Mont Du Lac Bay and to discharge fill material into 0.07-acre of its adjacent wetlands. According to the Corps, the proposed project – located Douglas County, Wisconsin […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced that an additional $3.5 million has been made available for work in the Spirit Lake portion of the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior near Duluth, Minnesota.  EPA will provide $2.275 million through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and U.S. Steel will provide $1.225 […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the first of nine environmental impairments, which caused the St. Louis River to be included on a binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern, has been lifted one year ahead of schedule. EPA Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 30 years after being named an imperiled waterway, the St. Louis River has taken another big step closer to becoming healthier than it has been in a generation. And St. Louis River users and enthusiasts are invited to comment on the plan designed to achieve the clean-up goals set in 1987 when it was […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced more than $3 million to help restore the St. Louis River Area of Concern. EPA will provide $2.2 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds and MPCA will provide an additional $1.1 million through the Minnesota Clean Water Fund. The money will […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will hold a Public Hearing on Feb. 19 (Shawnee High School Library, 3365 N Illinois Route 3, Wolf Lake, Ill.) for two draft Environmental Assessments for river training structure construction activities on the Mississippi River. The Environmental Assessments are for the Grand Tower Phase 5 Project […]

  • 30 July 2012

    As part of an effort to unite leaders and decision makers from industry, state and federal agencies, academia and non-profit organizations in shaping the vision for the management of the Mississippi River watershed, America’s Great Watershed Initiative, or AGWI, is hosting a conference Sept. 26-27 at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. AGWI is […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District and St. Bernard Parish officials yesterday signed a design agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project in St. Bernard Parish. Commenting the latest news, New Orleans District Commander Col. Michael Clancy, said: “The BUDMAT program allows the Corps […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center yesterday. During a panel discussion led by CPRA Operations Chief Ignacio Harrouch, officials also said that much has been done in each of the basins, and […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline. Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. The model is outlined in the journal Geophysical […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The future of the Mississippi River Delta will likely look drastically different than it does now, according to the Restore the Mississippi River Delta latest article. “As sea level rise increases, we need to be smart about where and how we build land along Louisiana’s coast. A viable future for coastal Louisiana means a smaller […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released an interactive Story Map tool to communicate the national significance of Louisiana’s Working Coast. According to CPRA, this visually focused Story Map tells the compelling story using narratives, photos and maps, and conveys diverse and poignant details that surround Louisiana’s vanishing coast and the necessity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. Kaiser is the commander and division engineer of the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana. CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) projects. CWPPRA project federal partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve an area serving as flood protection in the Morgan City area will soon begin with the provision of $2.7 million in funding from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) toward engineering, design and construction costs.  “CPRA is pleased to provide funding to St. Mary Parish in support of continued work […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major updates on Louisiana’s coastal program and relevant issues were presented yesterday to the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board at its monthly meeting, held in Morgan City. Pat Landry, CPRA Regional Operations Manager for Southwest Louisiana, outlined more than $800 million in projects on the drawing board or now in progress, including these […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    A couple weeks ago, the General Accountability Office (GAO) presented dredging report for 13 Lower Mississippi River ports between St. Louis and Baton Rouge, La. In the report, GAO reviewed the Corps’ 2010–2015 port traffic data for 13 of 18 inland ports in the region. Data for 2015 were the most recent available. GAO also interviewed Corps […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event in St.Bernard, LA, tomorrow, August 15, to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, welcomed a new commanding officer during a Change of Command ceremony last week at the St. Louis City Center Hotel. Col. Bryan K. Sizemore succeeded Col. Anthony P. Mitchell as District Engineer in the Change of Command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr, commander of the […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An overwhelming 88 percent of Louisiana voters want their legislators to vote for the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, according to a new statewide poll released yesterday, ‘Restore the Mississippi River Delta’ just announced. The master plan is the state’s science-based blueprint for large-scale restoration and protection of Louisiana’s critical coastal areas. The draft plan will […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, have announced that they will hold public meetings on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) during the next week. These events will take place on Wednesday, February 15, at Hilton – Kansas City Airport, Kansas City, MO and […]