Search results for: Staten Island

63 results

A list of search results

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Max Rose have successfully brokered a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with USACE and New York State to lock in funding for the construction of the Staten Island Levee project. This PPA also ensures that the $400 million federal contribution […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is pushing for vote on critical bill that will allow construction of Staten Island Seawall to finally move forward. Last Sunday, the senator made a public push to – at long last – defeat a bureaucratic boondoggle threatening the construction of the Staten Island Seawall. Schumer called U.S. Senate Majority leader, […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Congressman Dan Donovan and Council Member Joe Borelli yesterday called for resiliency investments on Staten Island’s South Shore to fill a gap between existing flood protection projects. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a comprehensive line of protection from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park, and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced a $151 million state investment to build a multi-use elevated promenade to improve the resilience of Staten Island’s east shore and enhance waterfront access for surrounding communities. The coastal resiliency project, a seven-mile long seawall stretching from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach, will protect communities from severe coastal flooding, […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General Rick Stevens, spent two days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division this week. Major General Rick Stevens yesterday participated in a pre-construction inspection of areas on Staten Island where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will shortly […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Borough President James Oddo have announced $2 million in federal funding to kick start the design phase of the Staten Island Sea Wall project. The funds have been provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and will go towards field surveys and geo-technical work. “When […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Staten Island elected representatives have announced that the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.  In October, the lawmakers urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army to swiftly approve the […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Borough President Oddo, State Senator Savino, State Senator Lanza and Councilman Steven Matteo called on the Army Corps of Engineers yesterday to officially approve plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The Army Corps’ Staten Island Sea Wall project, that the Staten Island lawmakers have long […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The meetings will take place on August 19th and August 20th from 6-9pm at Staten Island […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report (Draft Report) for South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. They also announced the opening of the window for […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced yesterday a $300,000 state grant award to evaluate a shore protection system and maximize the marine habitat at Great Kills Harbor, which was heavily hit by Superstorm Sandy. The storm caused significant erosion to Staten Island’s bluffs and beaches as well as Great Kills Harbor, where it lifted and moved […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is pushing to secure $36 million in federal funding to construct a series of off-shore breakwaters and a living shoreline along the coast of Conference House Park that will reduce the risk of damage to homes and infrastructure along the South Shore of Staten Island during major […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R,C-SI/Brooklyn) sent the following letter to the NYC Parks Commissioner urging Parks to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use the sand dredged from Great Kills Harbor to replenish the storm-ravaged beaches along Staten Island’s coastline. “When it comes to our recovery efforts, we have to think creatively […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign […]

  • 8 November 2011

    New York City plans to turn part of the Staten Island waterfront into a port or other maritime business under a proposal launched on Friday… By Joan Gralla (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, November 8, 2011; Image: usace

  • 11 May 2010

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Facility, Staten Island New York City 2705 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NYC Source: GLDD May 11, 2010

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies are inviting public input regarding the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) will host seven […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District’s Commander, Col. Thomas Asbery and staff briefed Congressman Max Rose last Friday on the South Staten Island coastal storm risk management project funded following Hurricane Sandy and moving closer to construction. “Appreciate the New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers giving me a tour of East Shore Seawall […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Paul Tschirky, a Senior Principal Coastal Engineer based in Louisiana, will present paper “Living Breakwaters: Designing for Resiliency” at the 36th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland July 30-August 3, 2018. With more than 20 years of experience in coastal resiliency, restoration, and water management, Paul Tschirky (Ph.D., P.Eng, D.CE) presentation will discuss […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Northeast Dredging Equipment Company, LLC has completed the installation of two cleaner diesel engines on a floating crane as part of a legal settlement for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act, EPA said in its latest release.  As part of the settlement – reached in April 2017 – Northeast Dredging LLC […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio have announced that, after their push, and following Schumer-secured vital construction funds, a greatly expedited timeline on the Rockaway Reformulation Study has been secured. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the draft report will now be issued in August, followed by a final report […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States Representative for New York’s 11th Congressional District, Dan Donovan, yesterday met with FEMA, the Army Corps of Engineers and other stakeholders to discuss plans for the $620 million seawall on Staten Island’s East Shore. “I had a very productive meeting this morning with the head of FEMA’s flood insurance program, Roy Wright, […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the Sandy anniversary a day away, the de Blasio Administration has announced continued progress on the City’s OneNYC resiliency program that will prepare neighborhoods, economy and public services to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change and other 21st century threats. Some projects include dunes to protect coasts; storm water management and […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just released a photo of a clamshell dredge working in the Arthur Kill Federal Navigation Channel. The dredge is deepening the Arthur Kill Channel off of the New York Container Terminal, N.Y.C. The project provides for deepening the channel from its confluence with the Kill Van Kull Channel to […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, has been announced as a winner of a $7.1 million contract for New York – New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project Anchorage Channel Utility Corridor and shoal removal.  The authorized project will provide 50 ft water access to the 4 mile long Anchorage Channel from the Verrazano-Narrows […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE senior leaders met with Minister Chen Lei, Ministry of Water Resources of the People’s Republic of China and its delegation on November 19. The Chinese delegation was hosted to a Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program Status Briefing session afloat in the cabin of the USACE vessel Hocking. Various presentations were made by USACE senior […]