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  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and Wisconsin’s Village of Colfax signed a project partnership agreement July 3, to stabilize around 1,300 feet of shoreline along the Red Cedar River. The purpose of the project is to keep wastewater from the Colfax Waste Water Treatment Plant from entering the Red Cedar River. […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments through June 2 on a proposed project for the Piping Plover habitat restoration. According to DNR’s release, this restoration program is set to improve habitat along about 1,700 feet of St. Louis River shoreline near Superior, Wisconsin, in an area owned by the Wisconsin […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker yesterday announced over $8 million in grants for five harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located, according to the Walker’s announcement. Grantees include: City of Superior (Douglas County) – $1.7 million to install new sheet piling […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Wisconsin a three-year $840,000 Coastal Resilience Grant to help Lake Michigan communities and property owners in Southeastern Wisconsin reduce damages from coastal hazards and sustain the operation of their coastal economic assets. The grant entitled “Improving Economic Security in Coastal Wisconsin” […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $550,303 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to protect high quality coastal wetlands, to acquire land in a State Natural Area, and to control invasive species in coastal wetlands. Work will focus on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “This grant will assist the efforts of local partners to […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $5 million for two harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they’re located, Wisconsin Department of Transportation said in its release. Created in 1979, Wisconsin’s Harbor Assistance Program helps harbor communities maintain and improve waterborne […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed August 20–26 Wisconsin Ports Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin (TDA) are teaming up to promote, educate and celebrate the network of ports that contribute to the state’s economy, environment and quality of life. “The 29 commercial ports in our state play […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reminds the public that changes to the State of Wisconsin wetland laws have no effect on federal laws regulating work in waters and wetlands. There is still a federal requirement to obtain authorization from the Corps for discharges of dredged or fill materials into waters of […]

  • 16 October 2010

    A spokesman for one of the companies named in a new federal and state lawsuit seeking to assure that the Fox River cleanup project continues… By Tony Walter (postcrescent) [mappress] Source: postcrescent, October 16, 2010;

  • 7 July 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Sturgeon Lake Island Erosion Project Environmental Assessment released earlier this week. Corps staff will accept comments until July 15. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with the Prairie Island Indian Community; the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources; and […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to pursue a $2 million project to build an erosion control barrier, called a groin, near the department’s boating access site on Oman Creek, the State of Michigan informs. Instead, the DNR will continue to maintain the boating access site through routine dredging operations, which have […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joe Parisi, County Executive of Dane County, Wisconsin, said in his latest announcement, that the first phase of our Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project is officially underway. Dredging equipment is now in the water, working between Lakes Monona and Waubesa. “We hope to remove approximately 40,000 cubic yards (or more than 3,000 dump […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $7.1 million construction contract Wednesday to Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wisconsin, to repair the Pender – Logan Creek Right Bank levee system in Pender, Nebraska. This is the 17th contract the Omaha District has awarded to repair the tributary systems damaged during the March 2019 […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to construct a habitat rehabilitation project at the head of Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River, located in Pierce County, Wisconsin, using material dredged from the Mississippi River. The Corps released its draft Environmental Assessment for the project recently and will accept comments on […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will be revising its recently published draft Mississippi River Pool 6 dredged material management plan based on the comments it received during its public comment period that ended April 10. The district does not have an anticipated completion date at this time but will publish a […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending its draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for the proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 6, near Winona, Minnesota. Comments will now be accepted through April 10. The previous deadline was March 9. USACE officials are extending the deadline in recognition of the public’s […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District – Kaiyuh Services, LLC, of Anchorage, Alaska – is preparing to start construction on a habitat restoration project in Conway Lake, near Lansing, Iowa, in May. The completed project will restore lost and diminished fish and wildlife habitat in Pool 9 of the […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with input from the public, has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC), a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor. The MPCA, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held on March 24-26, in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers yesterday announced a $29 million Harbor Assistance Program grant for improvements needed at the Port of Marinette to allow for the production of the next generation of navy ships. Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a premiere shipbuilder located at the port, intends to continue a site improvement project. That project includes the construction […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released its draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 6, near Winona, Minnesota, and will accept comment on it through March 9. The draft plan outlines the transportation and land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 includes more than $5.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the Army Corps with more than $181 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredge material maintenance work has continued in the Manitowoc Dredge Material Disposal Facility in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. In the latest update on the project, USACE said that the intent of this maintenance work is to utilize dredge material to keep the site dry during storm events. […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, has applied for a Department of the Army permit to dredge accumulated material from Lake Winnebago for the purpose of improving the boat launch area of Arrowhead Park. Under the plan, dredging will be completed mechanically utilizing a barge with a hydraulic excavator. The disposal area is located within […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]