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  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of Parliament James Bezan and Joyce Bateman, joined by Senator Janis Johnson and Member of Parliament Joy Smith, were in Winnipeg yesterday to reaffirm the Government of Canada’s commitment and actions in support of Lake Winnipeg on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at the Indian River Marina basin within Delaware Seashore State Park is scheduled to begin Thursday, September 15th 2016. The marina, operating under the auspices of Delaware State Parks, has been contacting affected slip holders this week about the dredging, providing information about temporary dock reassignment, dates that their boats will need to be […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) was recognized for its distinguished record as a dedicated steward of Louisiana’s coastal lands by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). GLPC was presented with a Coastal Stewardship award at the 2014 CRCL Awards Banquet on May 9, 2014. “We were pleased to have been nominated by Restore […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Vancouver USA will hold the first of four tenant award presentations during its regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting today. Habitat Bank, LLC has been selected to receive the port’s Environmental Stewardship Award for its efforts to preserve natural habitat in Vancouver and throughout the Pacific Northwest. The port chose Habitat Bank, […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Chesapeake Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have announced the recipients of $3 million in grants for restoration, conservation and environmental outreach initiatives across the Maryland and the District of Columbia. The 13 projects will leverage more than $3.8 million in matching funds to lower pollution and improve the health […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes announced $501,700 in Coastal Zone Management grants awarded to 10 coastal communities, nonprofit organizations, state agencies and universities for projects to protect Michigan’s Great Lakes. These grants enhance public access to coastal areas, encourage stewardship through beach clean-up programs, promote public safety at beaches and support local and […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced that $350,000 in competitive grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed increase resiliency to flooding, protect water quality and enhance natural resources. The grants are provided through New York’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and are administered […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Reps. Steve Israel (D–NY) and Rosa DeLauro (D–CT) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to protect Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship and Restoration Act will advance the protection and restoration of this key estuary. They were joined by local environmental groups, including the New York and Connecticut […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mystic River Restoration Forum, to be run by the Conservation Commission, Department of Planning & Community Development and Department of Public Works, will take place on Thursday, July 6, in the main room of the Senior Center in Arlington, MA.  The meeting aims to provide a project update and an opportunity to gather public input to […]

  • 6 August 2013

    United States Senator Christopher Coons visited the Indian River Inlet this morning with Governor Markell for a briefing from the Army Corps of Engineers on its beach replenishment efforts. The Governor joined DNREC Beach Nourishment Administrator Tony Pratt, Division of Watershed Stewardship Director Frank Piorko, Director of Parks and Recreation Chazz Salkin, Deputy District Engineer […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last Friday unveiled a video on the partnering that drives beneficial use opportunities along the Great Lakes. In the video, Brigadier General Mark Toy, Commander of the Army Corps Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, explains the innovative partnering efforts occurring across the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 18 April 2012

    According to CapeGazette, a sandbar near Massey’s Landing has stranded its share of boats lately and state officials are asking boaters to avoid it. “Last time I saw it this bad was 2001,” said Chuck Williams, program manager for the Division of Watershed Stewardship of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. “Right now […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jack Markell last week inspected beach renourishment/dredging activities north of Indian River Inlet. The Governor joined DNREC Beach Nourishment Administrator Tony Pratt, Division of Watershed Stewardship Director Frank Piorko, Director of Parks and Recreation Chazz Salkin, Deputy District Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Curt Heckelman, as well as members of the […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Murphy yesterday announced a key Senate committee’s passage of legislation to bring federal dollars to support the restoration of Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship Act that Senators Gillibrand, Schumer, Blumenthal and Murphy introduced last year passed out of the Senate Environment […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship in cooperation with the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife will be dredging the western finger of Silver Lake and the sediment, approximately 1,500 cubic yards, will be reused to shore up the edge of the lake. The staging area is located at the north end of the Tot […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is urging the USACE to promptly adopt a draft dredging plan and environmental impact statement for Long Island Sound, arguing that without the continued availability of the four currently operated water disposal sites in Long Island Sound, Connecticut’s maritime industry will suffer irreparable damage. In a letter delivered to the federal […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBENP) last week released to the public the Draft Update of their Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) for 2019-2023 for a 45-day comment period.  Developed by over 300 community leaders, this CCMP update will be the roadmap for protecting and restoring what people value most about living in […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to the Assawoman Canal maintenance dredging project, which is currently underway, a portion of the Division of Parks & Recreation’s adjacent Assawoman Canal Trail has been closed until early spring, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). “The trailhead parking lot at Town Road (near Route 26) will remain […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Continuing a long tradition of excellence, PORTS ’13 “Ports: Success through Diversification” (August 25-29, 2013, Seattle, Washington) is the thirteenth in a series of international port and harbor development specialty conferences held on a tri-annual basis since 1977. This conference’s theme was selected in recognition of the broad spectrum of factors that make ports so […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    On August 23, 2012, the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) announced the winners of its Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA) 2012. Komatsu Asia & Pacific Pte Ltd (KAP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu, was honored as the Merit Winner in the manufacturing category. SEAA was launched in 1997 and companies that are recognized by the awards […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program recently received $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide technical and financial support to coastal communities and to improve the administration of existing shoreline statutes. The Coastal Zone Management Program, or CZM, is housed in DEQ’s Office of the Great Lakes, which matched the federal […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, members of the Louisiana congressional delegation introduced H.R. 3814, which amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to increase the share of offshore oil and gas revenues that flow to Gulf states impacted by the industry, and ensure that the additional revenue would be spent on coastal restoration and protection. Restore the […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    CITGO Petroleum Corporation, together with the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP), hosted a coastal restoration effort in the Nueces Delta Preserve last week. “It is important for businesses like ours to partner with the communities in order to solve issues that affect all of us,” said Nelson P. Martinez, CITGO president and CEO. […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting to discuss dredging of local Sussex County waterways will be held at the Selbyville Fire Hall in Selbyville, DE, today from 7 to 8:30 pm. The meeting is sponsored by State Senator Gerald Hocker and State Representatives Ron Gray and Rich Collins. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) officials […]