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  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Washington Department of Ecology is developing a statewide plan to better manage wetlands. Once regarded as wastelands, wetlands are now recognized as important features of the landscape. Healthy wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems on the planet. Ecology’s proposed plan includes developing a statewide […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has issued the statewide Connecticut General Permits for minimal impact projects. The Connecticut General Permits replace the prior statewide Connecticut General Permit, which expired on July 15, 2016, with a series of multiple General Permits (GPs) covering activity-specific categories. These GPs became effective on August 19, […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking comments on proposed statewide general permit for maintenance dredging. Maintenance dredging of navigable waterways would undergo a quicker, less expensive review as part of the proposed permit process now up for public comment through June 29, 2015. Heidi Kennedy, statewide waterway and wetland policy coordinator, said that 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 […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Virginia House of Delegates last week introduced legislation to establish a State Flood Protection Planning Council and Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding. “This council and committee would work to create a comprehensive and coordinated statewide flood protection planning program to save lives and reduce or mitigate flood damage,” the West Virginia Legislature’s release stated. […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, yesterday held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. The legislation was passed unanimously by […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has selected Geosyntec Consultants to develop a web-based tool for statewide Watershed-Based Plans (WBPs). Geosyntec will create an interactive web-based tool to help users develop WBPs that meet the nine elements required by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). A completed WBP is a prerequisite for communities or local […]

  • 18 August 2011

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad visited the Port of Pensacola on Tuesday as part of a statewide tour prior to…   By Thyrie Bland (pnj) [mappress] Source: pnj, August 18, 2011

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Rhode Island a $19 million grant to establish a statewide research consortium to study the effects of climate variability on coastal ecosystems. The funding builds on more than $30 million of previous NSF funding through its Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), which aims to […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work on restoring a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County is moving ahead. The Oakwood Beach replenishment project is part of the Christie Administration’s ongoing commitment to making the state more resilient following Superstorm Sandy. This is one of 11 major coastal and flood projects statewide being done […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $92.8 million for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) designed to maintain, upgrade and expand transportation infrastructure across Hawaii. “Our highways, airports and harbors are essential to island commerce and our way of life; everyone depends on the daily reliability and functionality of this core infrastructure,” […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the Town of Woodway’s updated shoreline master program. The town’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 1.5 miles of stream and Puget Sound shoreline. It also includes a half-mile of marine shoreline at Point Wells, a potential annexation […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 11 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include four salt marsh restoration projects, three anadromous fish passage projects, one coastal upland […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law a $70.8 billion dollar spending plan for Florida during an event in St. Johns County. The General Appropriations Act for FY 2012-13 provides nearly $22 million for statewide beach management projects. The Legislature provided funding for the top seven beach projects of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s local […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mark Nardolillo, CEO and President of BEM Systems, Inc., will present at the Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) on February 9th, to discuss ‘Forecasting Risk to Infrastructure from Coastal Erosion in Arctic Alaska’, the company just announced. The presentation will summarize the recent risk assessment studies and modeling efforts on the mechanisms driving the […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Delaware County Council approved a $75,000 grant to be used for the Ridley Park Lake dredging project. According to Jeff Wolfe at the DelCoTimes, the funds for the project became available with revenue made available to the County through the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee. The Marcellus Shale Impact Fee has generated more than $198,000,000 in […]

  • 8 October 2013

    The Anastasia State Park beach renourishment project is scheduled to commence this month. “During this time, you may see construction equipment and pipes on the beaches. This equipment is being used to pump sand onto the shore as part of a statewide shore protection project,” announced floridastateparks.org. “In the park, this is intended to protect […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage 1,400 linear feet of shoreline within the city of Sedro-Woolley is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect the shoreline environment, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. The proposed updated shoreline […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The community of Harbor Beach in the state’s Thumb was honored with the Michigan Municipal League’s 2014 Community Excellence Award on October 17, 2014, at the League’s Annual Convention in Marquette. Accepting the award, from left are, Harbor Beach council member Sam Capling, Harbor Beach Mayor Pro Tem Al Kleinknecht, and Clark Ramsey, a member […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Burlington’s updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of roughly three miles of shoreline and the water quality of the Skagit River and Gages Slough. The new master program combines local […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has released their new publication – the 2015 State of Florida’s Seaports, prepared by the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council. The report provides an updated port profile for each of Florida’s seaports, including economic impact information and status updates for their major projects, accomplishments and testimonials. This report also […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed about three weeks ago by […]

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology is awarding nearly $450,000 to fund 14 different projects related to the water quality improvement and environmental enhancement projects across the state. According to WDOE, six projects are located in eastern Washington, five in western Washington and another three are considered to be of statewide significance that will significantly improve […]