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  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to review Mason County’s recently updated shoreline program that details how they plan to manage and protect 697 miles of marine, river and lake shorelines. The Washington Department of Ecology has just made the plan available for review and comment through June 21. Mason County’s comprehensive update completely replaces its original […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology is awarding nearly $450,000 to fund 14 different projects related to the water quality improvement and environmental enhancement projects across the state. According to WDOE, six projects are located in eastern Washington, five in western Washington and another three are considered to be of statewide significance that will significantly improve […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive update to regulations designed to preserve and protect shorelines within the city of Brewster is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. First adopted in 1991, the city has worked to completely update its shoreline master program to align with new state rules and current shoreline conditions. The proposed shoreline program […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The former owner and operator of an industrial site along the Duwamish Waterway in Tukwila has signed an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) to test soil and groundwater for contamination, a step toward planning a future river cleanup. The order covers the 21-acre Jorgensen Forge Corp. site at 78531 East Marginal Way […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to preserve and protect more than 225 miles of shoreline along rivers in Walla Walla County, several cities joined the county to update their shoreline programs. Prescott, Waitsburg, Walla Walla and Walla Walla County participated in a regional planning process to update their shoreline programs. They individually submitted their updated programs to […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major cleanup project that starts this summer will dig up and remove decades-old contaminated sediments and other materials from Port Gamble Bay’s waters. Local residents are invited to a May 27 meeting at Hood Canal Pavilion in Port Gamble to talk with Washington Department of Ecology staff about the project. Preliminary work is expected […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Clark County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the County’s nearly 300 miles of river, stream and lake shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with updated development ordinances and related permitting […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Seattle’s updated shoreline master program that will result in the balanced management of nearly 100 miles of marine, lake and estuarine shorelines throughout the city.  Seattle’s locally tailored program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 40 years after its last update, the city of Longview’s shoreline master program is ready for public comment as a part of a review process by the Washington Department of Ecology. The draft master program was approved by the Longview City Council in January 2015, and replaces the city’s 1977 shoreline master program. The […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comment on amendments to Douglas County’s shoreline master program that incorporate recent changes to critical areas regulations and the county’s comprehensive plan. Proposed changes modify regulations related to boat mooring, common line setbacks, and view corridors. Revisions to the mooring section require piers, ramps, and floats to be […]

  • 19 March 2013

    Halosource, Inc, the clean water technology company that develops and manufactures HaloKlear water clarification products for the construction, mining and dredging industries, has announced the Washington Department of Ecology’s General Use Level Designation (GULD) for its HaloKlear Dual Polymer System (DPS). HaloKlear DPS uses all-natural, biodegradable polymers that perform on a wide array of soil […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage roughly 19,400 linear feet of shoreline within Friday Harbor’s city limits is under state review. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on the recently updated shoreline master program through April 24, 2015. The updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s saltwater and freshwater shoreline […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The three agencies conducting environmental reviews for a proposed coal shipping terminal near Longview, Wash., have updated their 2012 working agreement. The revised agreement, called a Memorandum of Understanding, now says Cowlitz County, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use a synchronized process to create two environmental […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and Washington Department of Ecology will co-host a community meeting next week (June 30, Seattle City Hall) to provide information and answer questions about proposed updates to the city’s shoreline master program (SMP). The state’s Shoreline Management Act requires local governments to develop SMPs, subject to review […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials approved a Flood Plain Management Study for the town of Lyman, Washington, and provided the Seattle District $40,000 to complete it. The flood plain study will look at long-term solutions the town could implement to reduce future flood risk for its residences. The program does not give the […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Congressman Ted Deutch and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson yesterday held a press conference at Port Everglades to talk about the widely-supported expansion of Port Everglades, and how the recently passed bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) effects the project. “Expansion of the Port Everglades will eventually mean […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Upon completion of a post-storm assessment after the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the Charleston District has determined that the estimated sand loss to the federal project at Folly Beach is approximately 75,000-100,000 cubic yards. In order to restore Folly Beach to pre-Sandy conditions, the District estimates that it would cost $2.7-3.5 million to replace the […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The DuPont City Council has authorized the city’s mayor to sign a settlement agreement allowing development of a plan to restore the Sequalitchew Creek watershed, including Edmond Marsh. The Settlement Agreement also allows CalPortland Co. (CalPortland) to apply for gravel mining and reclamation permits in areas adjacent to its existing mine. The City Council, by […]

  • 29 November 2013

    Port of Olympia announced this week that the maintenance dredge of the marine terminal vessel berths and Swantown Boatworks haulout area has begun. Over the next month or so, the dredging activities will be visible from various locations along the downtown waterfront. It has been more than 30 years since the Budd Inlet areas were […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    At last week’s House Natural Resources Committee hearing, New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew informed Secretary David Bernhardt of the U.S. Department of the Interior about the problems facing the Borough of Stone Harbor in relation to the Coastal Barrier Resources Act. “CBRA was passed in 1982 to prohibit federal financial assistance for development on […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    HME Construction Inc., from Vancouver, Washington, has won a $7 million contract for the Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Operations and Maintenance Dredging Program.  Bids were solicited via the internet with two received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). “Work will be performed in Aberdeen, Washington, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2020,” according to […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday launched his effort to ensure that the federal government does not leave out North Shore Long Island communities, like North Hempstead, in funding Sandy rebuilding and resiliency efforts. The Town of North Hempstead has a number of critical recovery projects in the works, including rebuilding the town dock in […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, provided its investors with an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. “As the Company begins a new year, it remains pleased with strong market fundamentals and continued steady demand for its heavy civil marine construction services. The private sector […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Washington Department of Ecology is developing a statewide plan to better manage wetlands. Once regarded as wastelands, wetlands are now recognized as important features of the landscape. Healthy wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems on the planet. Ecology’s proposed plan includes developing a statewide […]

  • 7 June 2013

    U.S. Representatives Candice Miller (MI-10), Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects […]