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  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a series of public meetings this November to outline the next steps in Vermont’s efforts to restore water quality in Lake Champlain. The meetings will be moderated by the Lake Champlain Basin Program, and will include both afternoon and evening sessions to encourage participation by all interested […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program yesterday announced over $1.6 million in Ecosystem Restoration Grants for projects to improve water quality across Vermont. DEC is awarding more than fifty clean water improvement projects, targeting Vermont’s impaired and at-risk rivers, lakes, and wetlands. The grants will go to municipalities, regional planning commissions, natural […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has reissued the statewide Vermont General Permit (GP) for minimal-impact activities in U.S. waters within the state of Vermont. The prior General Permit expired on Dec. 5, 2012. The Vermont GP continues the expedited review process for activities in Corps jurisdiction under Section 404 of the […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The good news — the state plans on applying for more federal money to cover the costs of repairing Vermont’s municipal roads and bridges… By Cristina Kumka (rutlandherald) [mappress] Source: rutlandherald, October 7, 2011;

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Vermont are seeking public input on a recently released draft proposal to restore Lake Champlain. Also released is a timeline for completing the Lake Champlain restoration plan, which includes a number of opportunities for the public to get involved. The EPA and the State of […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with repairing a portion of U.S. Route 2 in Cabot, Vermont. The Vermont Agency of Transportation proposes to place fill material in a total of […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Champlain Transportation Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to expand and maintain an existing marina in Burlington Bay in Burlington, Vermont. The Company proposed to expand and maintain an existing commercial marina and reconfigure existing ferry […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with improvements to a state fishing access area in Addison, Vermont. The applicant proposes to place fill material and perform dredging in Lake […]

  • 8 December 2011

    According to the Vermont Department of Health, silt dredged from near the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant intake structure and disposed of around September 15 did not contain radioactive materials. DOH used a hand-held radiation survey meter at the Vernon disposal site to measure radiations levels which proved to be between 5 and 15 microroentgen […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has awarded Nobis Engineering, Inc. a 5-year contract to perform environmental remediation services at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site in Strafford, Vermont. The Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site is an abandoned copper mine and is recognized as one of the largest and most intact historic mining sites […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 100 researchers, planners and decision makers from New York, Vermont and Quebec will gather at the State University of New York (SUNY) Plattsburgh for three days of flood management presentations, planning, and a response simulation during the bi-annual Lake Champlain/Richelieu River Study Board conference October 10-12. Dr. Curt Gervich, associate professor in the Center […]

  • 4 May 2011

    Floodwaters affecting Northern New York and adjacent Vermont have resulted in property damage and costly delays to several projects … Capi… By Dave Lucas (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, May 4, 2011;

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife (VDFW) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing fill and dredging at a state fishing access area in South Hero, Vermont. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $16 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State and the state of Vermont to implement conservation projects in the Lake Champlain watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beach Properties, Inc. is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with work at an existing commercial marina in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. The company is proposing to place fill in and perform work within navigable waters for the replacement and expansion of […]

  • 15 January 2014

    The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has announced the release of the draft Deerfield River and Lower Connecticut River Basin (Basins 12 – 13) Water Quality Management Tactical Basin Plan for public comment. This plan reflects years of preparation within the region to evaluate the health of the basin. The Basin 12-13 Water Quality Management […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has closed its fishing access area off Windemere Way in Colchester near the mouth of the Winooski River in order to remove heavy deposits of silt at the boat ramp. Normal siltation, plus deposits left last year by Irene, made it difficult to launch boats during the low water […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the release of the new Deerfield River and Lower Connecticut River Basin Water Quality Management Tactical Basin Plan. This plan reflects two years of preparation within the region to evaluate the health of the basin. The Basin 12-13 Water Quality Management Plan provides an overview of the health […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to suspend the existing general permits in each of the six New England states and issue the New England General Permits (NE GPs) to authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced last week that Winslow and Rockland will receive $650,000 in federal infrastructure investments from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC), a program she has advocated for in Congress.  “The investments being made today will directly support and create jobs for our state by making economic growth possible. In Rockland, an […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will hold an open house on Dec. 4, 2013 in Concord, Mass., to discuss the proposed New England General Permit (NE GP) that would authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The town of Bennington is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with removing a dam; protecting a water main., and stabilizing a riverbank in Bennington, Vermont. The town of Bennington proposes to place fill material in the […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed construction of a maintenance repair on September 20 in Lake Ontario at the west arrowhead breakwater in Oswego Harbor, New York. The work consisted of repairing 600 linear feet along the lake side of the West Arrowhead breakwater. USACE said that the contractor, Dean Marine and […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) for the Army Corps Civil Works program, the Corps’ New England District anticipates continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2021 that starts on Oct. 1, 2020. In Connecticut, the FY21 budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]