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  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Tisbury Harbormaster is seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to dredge in Vineyard Sound and Lake Tashmoo Inlet Channel and use the sand for beach nourishment. The town is proposing maintenance dredging of approximately 25,000 cubic yards of mostly sandy material over 10 years from approximately 5.1 acres (221,156 square […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Falmouth, MA, has submitted a permit application to conduct work in Bournes Pond/Vineyard Sound, the Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District said in their latest announcement. The dredging will be undertaken in an approximately 3.4 acre area to a depth of approximately 7 ft below the horizontal plane of mean low water. An […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging vessel moved into place in Menemsha earlier this week, and is ready to complete a long-awaited project to clear the channel, the Martha’s Vineyard Times reports.  The Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District recently announced that a new contractor, New York–based H & L Dredging, would take over for Ohio-based contractor J-Way […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new contractor has been selected to dredge the remaining sandy shoal material in the Menemsha Creek Federal navigation project (FNP) in Aquinnah and Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, terminated the prior dredging company in March 2017 after it did not complete all work last season. On […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Menemsha Creek east and west jetties in Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., will be repaired under the terms of a $1.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by RC&D, Inc., of Pawtucket, R.I. Construction is scheduled to start on or about January 15, […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A portion of the Menemsha Creek Federal navigation project (FNP) in Aquinnah and Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., will be dredged under the terms of a $2.1 contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by J-Way Southern Inc., of Avon, Ohio. Dredging is scheduled to start […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Mohawk Northeast Inc. with a $10.6 million contract for jetty repair in Nantucket Harbor. In announcing the contract last Friday, Senator Bill Keating said: “As recent winters have become more and more severe, the timing of this award couldn’t be better. It is critical that our harbors have the appropriate protections […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The town of Oak Bluffs 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 the rehabilitation and expansion of a deteriorated stone revetment in Oak Bluffs, on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is proposed along the northeastern shoreline of […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the Army Corps’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting coastal banks and restoring public beaches in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is in the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Sound along the shoreline of Oak […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Consultants working for the City of Bellingham will begin a second round of sediment sampling this week for a cleanup site in Bellingham Bay. The consultant will use a boat to collect samples from 19 in-water locations around the South State Street Manufactured Gas Plant site near Boulevard Park. The work is part of a […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles E. Schumer, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have announced their bipartisan legislation to continue to support the restoration of Long Island Sound passed out of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, bringing it one step closer to full Senate passage. The legislation now heads to the Senate floor and the […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Menemsha Channel dredging scheme, one of the largest Martha’s Vineyard navigational projects in recent years, is now completed, the Martha’s Vineyard Times reports.  During this dredging project, more than 42,000 cubic yards of sand were dredged from Menemsha Channel and most of it pumped to Lobsterville Beach. Approximately 3,500 cubic yards of the pristine […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Puget Sound’s ecosystem health took a leap forward with the recent signing of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report, which recommends large-scale restoration projects on three northwest Washington estuaries. The Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) received the Corps approval September 16, 2016, when Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signed the Chief of […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. today committed $2 million to restoration efforts for Lake Jesup by partnering with the St. Johns River Water Management District and Seminole County on construction of the Black Hammock Creek water quality improvement system. This project will restore the natural landscape and improve water quality […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced the bipartisan Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act has unanimously passed out of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and is now headed to the full Senate for a vote. Senator Gillibrand’s legislation will combine two complementary water quality and shore restoration program authorizations at their […]

  • 18 May 2011

    It’s starting to sound like a broken record, but yet another study has found that a seawall at The Entrance would do nothing to improve Tugg… BY ERROL SMITH (whereilive) [mappress] Source: whereilive, May 18, 2011;

  • 2 January 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard issued a final order Thursday approving the permit to restore the beach on Okaloosa Island. Vinyard’s decision gives Okaloosa County permission to complete the $12 million restoration of 2.9 miles of public beach. The controversial project would add about 913,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed a Final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound.  The DMMP was requested by the Governors of Connecticut and New York, in their letter of February 8, 2005 to the Chief of Engineers. The need for a DMMP […]

  • 16 February 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) released two draft reports detailing the results of a large-scale sediment sampling effort in Port Angeles Harbor. Ecology began this study in 2008 as part of the Puget Sound Initiative, a joint effort of Gov. Gregoire and the Legislature to restore the Sound’s health by 2020. A public comment […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection last week held a public meeting to provide an update of the status of the first year of implementation of restoration plans covering Hendry Creek and Imperial River, as well as the Caloosahatchee Estuary Basin. “Just a year ago, I was in Fort Myers to celebrate the collaborative effort […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Attorney General William Tong and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) on Monday welcomed a decision by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in dredging case vital to CT maritime economy. In the press release, the attorney general applauded the court decision in Rosado v. Pruitt upholding the lawful selection of […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology extended the public comment period on two draft reports detailing the results of a large-scale sediment sampling effort in Port Angeles Harbor. The comment period, which began Feb. 23, was extended to a 90-day comment period from a 30-day comment period and will now end on May 22, 2012. Rebecca […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is issuing an Invitation for Bids for Maintenance Dredging of the Menemsha Creek, in Aquinnah and Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Approximately 60,000 cubic yards of predominantly sandy sediment will be dredged from the 10-ft entrance channel, 8-ft navigation channel, and 6-ft anchorage by hydraulic cutterhead dredger. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Steve Israel (NY-3) led a group of 20 representatives in requesting $10 million for protection and restoration efforts in the Long Island Sound. The request was sent to the top members of the subcommittee responsible for funding the Interior Department. “With federal leadership and investment, a strong partnership has been […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]