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  • 30 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will tomorrow, July 1, hold a webinar about the restoration of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Islands. CPRA’s Greg Grandy and April Newman are to present the Barrier Islands project. The presentation will provide an overview of the restoration of the Terrebonne Barrier Island chain. According to CPRA, the […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Darin Lee, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring Program Lead, will host a presentation on barrier island restoration in coastal Louisiana today. The presentation will focus on the long-term projections of island loss and the impact of various restoration projects on the coast. Barrier islands are known as coastal Louisiana’s first […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13. Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor with a branch headquarters in Covington, Louisiana, won the construction bid. According to […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A decision-making committee, appointed by the New Zealand Government’s Environmental Protection Authority, has granted dredging and disposal company Coastal Resources Limited, a 35-year marine consent to dispose of dredged sediment off Great Barrier Island (GBI). Coastal Resources Limited already holds consent to dispose of 50,000 cubic meters of dredged sediment annually at the approved site, […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority yesterday announced an award of $161.4 million from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund Louisiana projects that support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier island system: West Belle Headland, Timbalier Island and Trinity Island. “This is […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dauphin Island said that a public meeting about the Alabama Barrier Island Restoration Assessment (ABIRA) will be held today at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Shelby Auditorium. This project is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the State of Alabama funded by the […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently announced $144.5 million in funding for the second increment of the Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project in Louisiana. This portion of the project will pump over five million cubic yards of sand from the Gulf of Mexico via pipeline, creating approximately 490 acres of beach […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program Comprehensive Barrier Islands Restoration Project, Jackson, Harrison and Hancock Counties, Mississippi for public review and comment. The DSEIS is a supplement to the MsCIP Comprehensive Plan and Integrated Programmatic EIS, prepared in […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Governor Jindal met with local officials and flew over barrier island projects to observe the state’s progress to protect Louisiana’s coast and highlight continued coastal land loss in Louisiana. The Governor highlighted three specific projects on Pelican Island, Shell Island and Scofield Island on the lower rim of Barataria Bay. On Shell Island, the state […]

  • 8 September 2010

    One Great Lakes Restoration Initiative the EPA will fund is located in Brown County, off the shore of Green Bay. Aquatic biologist Victoria… By Susan Bence (wuwm) [mappress] Source: wuwm, September 9, 2010;

  • 12 May 2010

    A long-standing, but unfunded desire to restore Louisiana’s barrier islands may be fulfilled if British Petroleum agrees to foot the bill… [mappress] Source: enr.ecnext.com, May 12, 2010;

  • 10 May 2010

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) announced today that they have been coordinating with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as well… [mappress] Source: pr-usa, May 10, 2010;

  • 21 November 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State is committing to fund an approximately 13 million USD project to provide more than 6,000 feet of flood barriers for the Long Beach industrial district. The district was flooded in the storm surge brought on by superstorm Sandy, which damaged the city’s key infrastructure facilities and […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing its efforts to build up the shoreline on the Fire Island community of Point O’Woods, Suffolk County, New York. These beach renourishment works are part of a major effort to reduce flood risks to people and infrastructure on the barrier island. At the moment, […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The team of Coastal Engineering Consultants, Inc. and GeoEngineers, Inc. has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 53rd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for the Caillou Lake Headlands (Whiskey Island) Restoration project in Terrebonne Parish, La. The project involved a complex interplay of coastal, […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Pawleys Island Police Department has just released these beautiful photos from the South Carolina’s Pawleys Island beach fill program, showing the progress being made on a multi-million dollar renourishment project. The $14.8 million job is starting in the south end and crews will work their way up past the Pawleys Island Pier. The beach […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi  Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, a comprehensive initiative authorized and funded by Congress to aid […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI) continues making progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District said in its latest project update.  “Some 2.3 million cubic yards of sand is being pumped onto the beach, a dune is taking shape, and walkways for public access are […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has announced the launch of the Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory. According to USACE, this is an initiative designed to advance and improve dredging and marsh restoration techniques in coastal New Jersey through innovative research, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and practical application. USACE has partnered with the State of […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) is currently seeking pre-proposals for habitat restoration project funding through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program and Trust Fund. The Rhode Island General Assembly established the Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program to facilitate design, planning, construction, and monitoring of coastal and estuarine restoration projects […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), a dredging contractor from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of Fire Island Inlet and Shores Westerly to Jones Inlet. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). “Work will be performed in Copiague, New York, […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) completed the 10.7 million cubic yard coastal restoration of Whiskey Island in Louisiana earlier this month. This $100 million project involved dredging and pumping sand from a BOEM offshore borrow area over 15 miles to restore the eroded barrier island. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Engineering Consultants, a Naples, FL based company involved in coastal engineering, planning, survey and mapping, and coastal geology, has just released these amazing photos from the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island project, also known as Whiskey Island. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along the south central coastline of Louisiana and is being constructed […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received $2.2 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Board of Directors to be used toward the completion of the East Timbalier Island Project design. “This is another significant step to help advance this important project as part of […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With high-tech equipment pumping up to 50,000 cubic yards of sand per day from a shoal area in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ project to renourish Cat Island’s East Beach is expected to conclude in mid-October. “Cat Island is an important asset to Mississippi because of its natural beauty and historical […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchinson Island residents and visitors will see work on local beaches this winter that will improve the barrier island’s resiliency to storm events and help reduce risks to infrastructure. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded the Martin County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction contract September 26 to take sand from offshore and […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is in full swing with approximately 20% of the project already completed. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along the south central coastline of Louisiana and is being constructed with funds from the settlement of the Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recently released latest update on the Cat Island restoration project in Green Bay. The Cat Island project is a multi-partner habitat restoration project that involves reconstructing three islands in the lower bay, providing 272 acres of habitat for shorebirds, waterfowl, amphibians, turtles, etc. The restoration project includes three islands with a […]