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  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Massive coal ash pollution leaks have been discovered pouring from Duke Energy’s Buck Power Plant into the Yadkin River, conservation groups revealed yesterday. Testing confirmed this week that the extensive coal ash seeps – which have not been previously identified or publicly disclosed by Duke Energy or the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The Salisbury Post reports that the Spencer town board passed a new budget without a hitch, but the board couldn’t agree on a resolution to protect a Civil War battlefield and the remnants of a 200-year-old bridge from sand dredging in Grants Creek. The budget passed unanimously with little fanfare and one public comment. The […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The state recently awarded more than $2.2 million in grants for 37 projects that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources. The N.C. Division of Water Resources awarded $2,244,877 as a part of its 2014 spring grant cycle for the Water Resources […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Carolina Superior Court has granted requests filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center that conservation groups from across North Carolina participate as full parties in the pending enforcement actions brought by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources against Duke Energy for illegal coal ash pollution of the state’s rivers, groundwater, and […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The coal ash bill issued by a conference committee of the N.C. General Assembly failed to require cleanup of 10 coal ash sites across North Carolina by allowing Duke Energy to leave its polluting coal ash in unlined, leaking pits at 10 of 14 sites, announced the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). The bill leaves […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Logan County Administrator Roscoe “Rocky” Adkins said there are some major projects coming to Logan County that are years in the making… By J. D. Charles (loganbanner) [mappress] Source: loganbanner, November 3, 2010;

  • 17 May 2012

    David Small, the deputy secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, said there isn’t any money in the budget for dredging of smaller inland bay waterways. A Delaware official says that because of attrition of staff and equipment, the state’s ability to perform the work has also decreased. According to The […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Students and faculty from the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) at Western Carolina University got to see firsthand… By Allison Adkins (westerncarolinian) [mappress] Source: westerncarolinian, September 16, 2011

  • 13 April 2011

    A divided County Commission on Tuesday approved a formal contract with Gritz Development and Construction to provide construction management services on the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project. The firm, headed by general contractor Greg Jarque, has been at the center of a controversy that continued through Tuesday’s commission discussion. Residents questioned the need to spend […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ebsford Environmental Ltd has secured a contract in the Falkirk Council’s tender procedure for the dredging works of River Carron. The works covered involve the dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge. The work includes: – Site Establishment; – The removal and disposal of japanese knotweed from […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust and cbec, Salix has just completed a project that will help improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. According to Salix, the whole river is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and in recent years, the […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix, a company involved in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes, has just completed a project to help to improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. Working together with the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Salix […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Falkirk Council has announced a plan for the River Carron dredging program. These works will involve dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge and will consist of: – Site establishment; – The removal and disposal of Japanese knotweed from the riverbed (approx. 35m3); – The removal of […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. The pontoon erected on the Waikato River near Memorial Park, just north of Victoria Bridge, was used by the Waipa Delta river tour operation for 24 years from 1985. But there […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving into the final stage with the 11th season of dredging works now underway in Brown County. According to the project spokesman Scott Stein, the 11th season should be the final year of dredging activity removing PCB’s from the riverbed. Scott Stein also added that since the start of dredging […]