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  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Lake Forest Park’s updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 2.2 miles of shorelines and the water quality of Lake Washington. The updated master program combines local plans for future shoreline development and […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved King County’s updated shoreline master program. The shoreline program will result significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of 2,000 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many marine, river, lake, and stream shores in the county. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz and Caterpillar Vice President Steve Larson gathered Tuesday for a panel discussion at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual State of the Port event in Atlanta. Leading their discussion was the weekend announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that Assistant Secretary […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s Coordinator General has approved the proposed $390 million Gold Coast International Marine Precinct project on the Coomera River, subject to the proponent meeting a number of stringent environmental and operational conditions. The proposal by Harbour Island Pty Ltd is to develop a 63.5 hectare site adjacent to the existing Gold Coast Marine Precinct in […]

  • 1 June 2011

    Navigation between Swansea Channel and Black Neds Bay is set to become easier. BY MARK CONNORS (newcastlestar) [mappress] Source: newcastlestar, June 1, 2011    

  • 23 March 2011

    The Hernando County Commission on Tuesday approved a four-month contract with a private sea grass recovery company to get the county… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, March 23, 2011  

  • 26 January 2011

    A contract to dredge a shoal that has given boaters fits at Wiggins Pass won approval Tuesday despite a challenge led by Collier … By ERIC STAATS (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, January 26, 2011;

  • 26 May 2010

    A state Senate committee Tuesday approved legislation paving the way for transfer of 180 acres from the city to the state for a new…   [mappress] Source: philly, May 26, 2010;

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved an emergency regulation proposed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) that changes the definition of “suction dredging” and the “use of any vacuum or suction dredge equipment” for purposes of Fish and Game Code section 5653. With OAL approval and related filing with the California […]

  • 21 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reaffirmed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds for a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point. The application for funding was formally submitted to FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program and Schumer is urging the agency to approve this application. The proposed […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Environmental groups are blasting a decision this week by Oregon’s Department of State Lands, because it could open the door to controversial export facilities in Coos Bay. Oregon officials say they have never approved such a large dredging project in an estuary. “We did look at the projects that the port had tried to establish, […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is seeking public comment on the Council’s proposal to amend its FPL in order to approve implementation funding for the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP), specifically for restoration of a portion of Twelve Mile Creek, Alabama. In 2015, the Council approved $358,000 in planning funds for this […]

  • 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 […]