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  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks has announced that sediment removal will occur in the northern end of the George B. Stevenson reservoir and around the boat launch area this year. Dredging, combined with the stream alignment and shoreline stabilization projects also slated for this year, will improve fish and wildlife habitat in the lake […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    May 30, 2014, marked the end of a 6 month dredging project in Stevenson’s Creek, Clearwater, FL. Gator Dredging (the United States Army Corp of Engineers approved dredging contractor for Stevenson’s Creek) has successfully completed their hydraulic dredging project as part of the extensive effort to enhance water quality and remove sediment build-up in the […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    May 30, 2014, marked the end of a 6 month dredging project in Stevenson’s Creek, Clearwater, FL. Gator Dredging (the United States Army Corp of Engineers approved dredging contractor for Stevenson’s Creek) has successfully completed their hydraulic dredging project as part of the extensive effort to enhance water quality and remove sediment build-up in the […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Stevenson Creek dredging project is moving ahead. The project scope consists of dredging approximately 105,000 cubic yards of sediment from the canal. “Reach 1” calls for the removal of 63,000 cubic yards of muck/sand material. This encompasses an area approximately 1700 linear feet long, to a depth limit of -3.5 feet NGVD. “Reach 2” […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Lake Stevens’ updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 9.2 miles of shorelines and the water quality of lake, stream and associated wetlands in the city. Water bodies in the […]

  • 11 November 2011

    For Spicer Bak at Stevens Institute of Technology, being a beach bum and a PhD candidate go hand-in-hand. That is because this Ocean Engineering graduate student studies beach erosion to better understand how to protect America’s coastlines. Coastal protection is a major topic for government agencies, ocean scientists, and beach bums around the world. It’s […]

  • 13 February 2011

    It took more than a decade for the government to finally start dredging up the tons of muck deposited on the bottom of Stevenson Creek. Now… By Mike Brassfield (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 13, 2011;

  • 19 December 2010

    In July, the Army Corps of Engineers began a massive dredging of the Clearwater’s Stevenson Creek. This had been in the works for more than… By Mike Brassfield (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, December 19, 2010;

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon State Parks’ rangers joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s officials last month for a site visit to Fort Stevens State Park in the state of Oregon. “We met with construction companies interested in the upcoming work to south jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. South jetty construction, scheduled to […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The British Columbia’s Port of Prince Rupert and DP World have marked a historic milestone as Fairview Container Terminal handled its millionth container (TEU) for the first time in a calendar year.  On December 18th, the millionth TEU was loaded onto the COSCO Africa with ILWU members and supply chain partners on hand to celebrate. […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McDill Lake District has introduced their plans to dredge the Iverson Park beach area to create a silt trap for sand flowing downstream toward McDill Pond in Portage County. The Park Board is now seeking input from park users about the proposed project and its effect on the swimming area and the park, City of […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking comments on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a bank stabilization project at Marble Beach on Lake Roosevelt in Stevens County, Washington.  The proposed project would stabilize the shoreline, halt bank erosion, and reduce the potential for exposure and loss of sensitive resources through the installation of a retaining […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Matapouri Beach is in line for sand replenishment work, Whangarei District Council said in its latest release.  Council is planning to take sand that has become trapped in the estuary and put it back on the beach, mimicking a natural process that has been restricted since the road bridges went in many decades ago. Parks manager […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has announced that the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s State of the Shore event will take place tomorrow, May 24, at McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park, Monmouth County. During the event, NJDEP Acting Commissioner, Catherine R. McCabe, will provide updates on beach water quality and the state’s commitment […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated work yesterday on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana. The $161,550 project is designed to stabilize and protect the levee by repairing a 150-foot scour hole, USACE said in their latest announcement. Work also continues in Okanogan, Washington, in Clark Fork, Idaho, and […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten design teams that entered the San Francisco Resilient by Design Challenge have been selected to map how the cities’ bay area can best respond to rising sea levels. Three of these selected teams include Dutch participants (One Architecture, Deltares and Arcadis) that can contribute directly with knowledge and experiences from flood risk mitigation in […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The multi-million dollar dredging project at the George B. Stevenson Dam in Sinnemahoning State Park has been completed, reports the park manager Lisa Bainey. According to Lisa Bainey, the project called for sediment removal/dredging to occur at the northern end of the reservoir and around the boat launch area. During the works, over 125,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois is about to start one more season – the third of six – of clearing out sediment from the bottom of Lake Decatur. According to Engineering Services Coordinator Jerry Stevens, crews have been working this week to reassemble the dredge operation as they prepare to resume dredging Friday, April […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Poplar Island Environmental Restoration Project has been awarded the Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Located in Talbot County, Poplar Island is one of Maryland’s top environmental restoration projects built with dredged material from shipping channels leading to the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. “Together with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Trestle Bay Restoration Project.  Trestle Bay is a 628-acre bay located about six miles upstream of the Mouth of the Columbia River, in Fort Stevens State Park, Clatsop County, Oregon. The Corps is […]

  • 19 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a memorandum describing the agency’s scope of environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview (MBTL) project on the Columbia River in Washington State. The Corps’ environmental review under NEPA will focus on the effects of activities that the Corps regulates […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program, in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), had awarded 11 grants totaling more than $484,000 to fund projects that contribute to watershed resiliency in the face of climate change, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced. In addition, the […]

  • 22 April 2013

    The chairman and chief executive of the Somerset Consortium of Drainage Boards described a meeting with two Defra ministers on the Somerset Levels to discuss flooding as ‘encouraging’. Peter Maltby, Chairman, and Nick Stevens, Chief Executive, pressed the case for Government to help fund flood alleviation works for the Somerset Levels with Farming Minster David […]

  • 26 February 2013

    State Rep. Al Pscholka and state Sen. John Proos announce that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Emergency Dredging Plan includes a proposed $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin Marina harbor, $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina and $436,050 for the South Haven Municipal Marina. The DNR 2013 Emergency Dredging Initiative […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Al Pscholka introduced legislation to cut red tape and help local governments fund needed harbor improvements. House Bill 4179 would add dredging to the list of acceptable infrastructure improvements for Tax Increment Finance Authorities (TIFAs). “Outdated government regulations are costing our community jobs and making life more difficult for the people of Southwest […]

  • 4 February 2013

    State Sens. Goeff Hansen and Jack Brandenburg announced that they will co-chair the new Legislative Waterways Caucus, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers who have agreed to work together to address issues of importance to the Great Lakes. Hansen, R-Hart, said the caucus will be a forum for a variety of Great Lakes concerns, such […]

  • 25 January 2013

    Record low levels on the Great Lakes and Michigan waterways have Michigan lawmakers’ attention. Saugatuck State Representative Bob Genetski said with “Pure Michigan” promotions beckoning visitors, it’s important for lakes, rivers and beaches to meet expectations. “We’re very proud of them but it’s really tough to sell if people can’t pull their boats up,” he […]