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  • 25 August 2010

    River dredging project financed by the World Bank seems to get serious attention from a number of developed countries. Contractors from at… By Sheila Mullane Estrada (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, August 25, 2010;

  • 6 August 2010

    A multi-million-dollar beach renourishment project is now underway in Pinellas County. Crews started dredging sand from John’s Pass and … (myfoxtampabay) [mappress] Source: myfoxtampabay, August 6, 2010;

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Lee Zeldin today introduced legislation to support the restoration of Long Island Sound through 2020. The Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act combines two complementary water quality and shore restoration program authorizations at their previous authorization […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin, joined by local elected officials and environmental advocates, hosted a press conference yesterday, calling for full support of the Long Island Sound Program and National Estuary Program to ensure both are fully supported and funded in the upcoming appropriations process. “One of our natural treasures, the Long Island Sound, is […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the award of an $88 million contract for Phase I of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration. MsCIP was initiated in 2005 in the aftermath of the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, and addresses hurricane and storm damage reduction, salt water […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    New York State has formally objected to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed plan to designate one or more dredged material disposal sites in the Eastern Long Island Sound. Following an examination of the plan by the state’s Department of State, New York has found that the EPA’s plan is inconsistent with New York State coastal […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that the New York State will take legal action against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prevent the designation of new permanent sites off the coast of eastern Long Island. In a letter signed by more than 30 federal, state and local elected officials, the Governor provided […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro, Steve Israel and Nita Lowey have announced that $10 million in funding for Long Island Sound was included in the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The nearly $6.1 million increase in funding for Fiscal Year 2017 will be used for projects to improve water quality, habitat restoration […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy urged Senate leaders of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies yesterday to fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound program for Fiscal Year 2017. The Senators are requesting $10 million in federal funding for FY17 to facilitate habitat restoration projects, […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut congressional delegation yesterday applauded fourteen grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supporting preservation and restoration of the Long Island Sound in communities across the state. NFWF’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund supports projects in local communities that aim to protect and restore the Long Island Sound. It […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Bob McDonnell and Col. Paul Olsen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay to announce they have signed an agreement to build a long-awaited seawall and jetty to protect the Island’s endangered harbor. The project will involve both state and federal funding. “This is fantastic news,” […]

  • 21 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a contract to dredge the National Park Service Dock on North Manitou Island, located in Lake Michigan about 30 miles northwest of Traverse City, Mich. MCM Marine, Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., was awarded the $413,040 contract to dredge 48,500 cubic yards of material […]

  • 16 September 2010

    Masonboro Island in New Hanover County is known as an undeveloped treasure among the state’s barrier islands. Yet, its shoreline also … (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, September 16, 2010;

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Upham Beach nourishment project is now underway, according to the Pinellas County latest update on the project. According to the county, the beach nourishment scheme officially started yesterday, May 28th. Norfolk Dredging, which constructed the Sand Key and Treasure Island projects last year, will nourish the Upham Beach. In total, construction is expected to […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the Pinellas County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The meeting takes place Thursday, Nov. 15 at 9 a.m., Pinellas Park, 4000 Gateway Centre Blvd., Pinellas Park, Fla. 33782. USACE reported that the purpose of the scoping […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has just released the latest update on their upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project, saying that the first sand pumping operations are set to begin on April 23, 2018. Norfolk Dredging, the contractor selected for the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects, plans to fill Sand Key areas […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County is about to hold a meeting regarding the upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 28, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Facility. The nourishment project is expected to cost $51 million with the Federal government paying $40.1 million […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $36.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company on September 27 for the Pinellas County Beach Renourishment Project, part of the Pinellas County Storm Protection Project. Norfolk will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Pinellas County using dredge material from Egmont Shoals as well as Johns Pass. […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pinellas County beachfront property owners have two more days left to provide easements to take part in an upcoming beach nourishment project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, reported earlier this month that owners in the affected areas and individual parcels have until June 2 to provide the perpetual storm damage reduction easements to […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Charlie Crist yesterday applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to fully fund the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project. This announcement followed months of advocacy by Rep. Crist and Pinellas County, led by Chair Janet C. Long, which included a meeting with the Army Corps officials in Washington, D.C. “I thank Commissioner Long […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Time is running out for property owners to provide easements in the affected areas of the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project Sand Key Segment. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, owners in the affected areas and individual parcels have until June 2 to provide the perpetual storm damage reduction easements to […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutra Group has just released an interesting photo of its dredge Stuyvesant pumping sand on Panama City Beach in Pinnacle Point, Florida. The work is part of the overall $17.8 million worth Panama City Beach Renourishment project. The renourishment project – spanning from the west to east ends and totaling approximately 3.5 miles – will take place […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourth Panama City Beach Renourishment Project, worth $17.8 million, officially kicked off on Tuesday. The interim renourishment project is taking place along four segments of beach, spanning from the west to east ends and totaling approximately 3.5 miles. The County Pier, the City Pier, a part of Treasure Island and a segment of Pinnacle […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The recently approved Pinellas County Shore Protection Project will repair damages sustained from Hurricane Hermine to the Sand Key Segment, USACE’s Jacksonville District just announced. A study, conducted by USACE, shows nearly 360,000 cubic yards of material eroded from the project’s design berm as a result of the storm. The Sand Key project is approved […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said that construction operations for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project will begin in July. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100 percent federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) recently called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. Beach renourishment funding in Pinellas County also provides for the district’s economy […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. “Like many of the infrastructure projects Congress takes on, our nation has made […]