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  • 21 January 2011

    A total of 150,000 cubic yards of dredged sediment from Lower Newport Bay will start moving north this year, as the California Coastal … By Taylor Hill (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, January 21, 2011;

  • 13 January 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $6,805,219 for three harbor projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge and make repairs and improvements to docks in Milwaukee, Superior and Two Rivers. The State’s Harbor Assistance Program provides 80 percent of the needed funds, with the grant recipients providing a required 20 percent […]

  • 18 May 2011

    The State Water Resources Control Board approved $3.3 million to fund the final cleanup phase to restore the Colorado Lagoon. The 15-acre la… By Joe Segura (presstelegram) [mappress] Source: presstelegram, May 18, 2011;

  • 31 January 2012

    The Alice Springs Town Council says it will scoop sand from the dry bed of the Todd River to clear water flow blockages…   By Tom Nightingale (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 31, 2012;

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is asking Congress to exempt a controversial harbor-dredging project in Savannah, GA, from state permitting requirements under the Clean Water Act (CWA) — a move that would short-circuit contentious litigation over the permits, and bar EPA from vetoing them. It is the Corps’ second move this year to exempt such […]

  • 20 February 2013

    The Nipper Park Marina dredging plan has been approved on Tuesday by the Hannibal City Council, reports whig.com. According to Andy Dorian, Hannibal Parks and Recreation director, this dredging program (its second phase) will include removing around 5,000 cubic yards of sediments from the mentioned area: – 3,000 cubic yards on the marina’s slips; – […]

  • 3 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N8.3 billion for the construction of Inland River Ports and also dredging of rivers as part of efforts to resuscitate the Inland waterways transport system. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, stated this while briefing State House Correspondents on the outcome […]

  • 23 January 2012

    BHP Billiton Ltd. received the conditional backing of regulators in Western Australia state for its proposed multibillion dollar outer harbor expansion of Port Hedland. The long-mooted project, a key step in BHP’s aspirations to significantly expand its Pilbara iron ore production later this decade, could be implemented with “rigorous conditions to limit environmental impacts“, Environmental […]

  • 29 September 2011

    A privately-funded project with public benefits was easily approved by selectmen Tuesday…   (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, September 29, 2011;

  • 16 September 2011

    The U.S. Senate last week approved Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s request for $53 million in the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water… By Steven Green (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, September 16, 2011

  • 17 June 2011

    Nags Head commissioners approved a $15.7 million operating budget with a property tax increase, but the vote Wednesday was not unanimous.   By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, June 17, 2011

  • 25 June 2010

    The Mepa board yesterday approved an extension to the Terminal 2 quay at the Freeport. [mappress] Source: independent, June 25, 2010;

  • 4 May 2012

    The Port of Palm Beach District Commission voted unanimously, Thursday, April 19, 2012 to approve a $26 million restoration project to Slip Number 3 at the Port of Palm Beach. This historic infrastructure improvement project includes expanding the Slip on the north side to increase the width of the basin. A Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) ramp will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Borough President Oddo, State Senator Savino, State Senator Lanza and Councilman Steven Matteo called on the Army Corps of Engineers yesterday to officially approve plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The Army Corps’ Staten Island Sea Wall project, that the Staten Island lawmakers have long […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) said that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will soon award a grant to Beech Mountain Lake Association Inc. in Luzerne County to remove sediment from a private lake on its property. DEP said the sediment was caused by an abandoned mine’s spoil pile washing into the lake. “I am […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a major overhaul of the Port’s 60-year-old charter, which resulted from a nine-month community review and input process and received bi-partisan legislative support. It is the first complete review and analysis of charter revisions in the Port’s history. “The Charter revisions set the stage for the Port’s governance […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to our state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Nottinghamshire County Council said that a major scheme worth almost £5 million has been given the go-ahead from the government to help protect residents and businesses in Southwell from the devastating effects of flooding.  The news comes after the council led two partnership bids to DEFRA to help push forward plans to transform the town’s flood […]

  • 12 May 2011

    The replacement of Conwy Quay’s jetty looks to go ahead despite incurring extra costs of almost £200,000. Unforeseen ground conditions at th… By Ian Hughes (northwalesweeklynews) [mappress] Source: northwalesweeklynews, May 12, 2011;

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7. The project proposal includes deepening the East and West Waterways to 57 feet below mean lower low water and if it receives authorization […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at the recent 88th meeting of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Science in Washington, the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Michael Lodge said that ISA had approved 29 contracts for deep sea exploration covering more than 1.3 million square kilometers of the seabed. During the speech, he highlighted the […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Houston City Council Member, Dave Martin, said in its latest announcement that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to remove sand and siltation from the Lake Houston mouth bar. In October 2018, the USACE began removing debris from the San Jacinto River that was deposited during […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday approved funding to restore Lake Delhi, reports desmoinesregister.com. “We’re very happy of the final outcome of this,” said Steve Leonard, president of the lake district. “We don’t know truly yet what it means, to what extent.” That money, Leonard said, would have allowed a bare-bones restoration of the lake. […]