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  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Local residents in La Trinidad, Benguet, who compose 42 organizations have adopted the system of self-help in the revival of all tributaries of the Balili River. This was learned from Municipal Mayor Edna Tabanda who is assessing the various Balili River rehabilitation programs launched by various agencies and non-government organizations in the past years. Despite […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    State workers and contractors cleaning up storm debris in Barnegat Bay are entering “what could be the biggest chunk of the project” as they move toward clearing new shoals and sandbars left by superstorm Sandy, a top state environmental official said recently. The goal now is to have most of that dredging done by June […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Vermont are seeking public input on a recently released draft proposal to restore Lake Champlain. Also released is a timeline for completing the Lake Champlain restoration plan, which includes a number of opportunities for the public to get involved. The EPA and the State of […]

  • 9 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    NL Industries has filed suit in Federal Court to ensure that all “polluters” pay their fair share of the cleanup costs at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site (RBS Site), including those public entities that bear the lion’s share of responsibility: Old Bridge Township, the State of New Jersey, and the United States Army Corps […]

  • 3 December 2012

    The public is invited to attend a meeting of the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) with senior-level officials from the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) on December 4 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at PS 32, 317 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn. The CAG encourages a strong public turnout at this meeting to […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft feasibility study for the Gowanus Canal, proposing a series of options for remediating the 1.8-mile long Brooklyn Superfund site. All of the remedial options, aside from a mandatory ‘no action’ alternative, involve a combination of dredging the canal’s sediment and reducing external sources of contamination, including […]

  • 31 January 2011

    Water no longer spills over the top of the Woodside I dam on the Twelve Mile River, as workers make final preparations to demolish the … By Anna Simon (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, January 31, 2011;

  • 20 December 2011

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans of 800 million U.S. dollars to east Anhui province to improve the water and surrounding environment of a major lake. The loans will be used to intercept sewage flowing into the Chaohu Lake, dredge the tributaries, renovate dikes, build lake bank roads as well as reinforce environmental […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Two programs proposed for removing arsenic contamination from the bed of the lower Menominee River Basin were explained to local citizens at… More info: peshtigotimes [mappress] Source: peshtigotimes, May 12, 2011;

  • 15 March 2011

    The Town of Ladysmith has received a financial boost in its efforts to study and clean up Ladysmith Harbour. (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, March 15, 2011  

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, has won an $8.9 million contract for a maintenance dredging project in Galveston, Texas. According to the U.S. Department of Defense’s announcement, Manson will perform hopper dredging in the Galveston Inner and Outer Bar, Entrance and Houston Ship Channel from Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef. The estimated completion date […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) has launched a 12-month nature project to improve vulnerable wildlife habitats across 10 key sites totaling 400 hectares – a combined area greater than the City of London. The ‘Making Special Places for Nature’ project spans reservoirs and canals in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Greater Manchester, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Berkshire and […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Chad Basin Commission has completed the 42 kilometer dredging of the Hadejia River in efforts to boost the utilization of the water resources, New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Alhaji Bale Bura, the country coordinator of the commission, said that the dredging of the river was executed in Guri Local Government Area of […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has confirmed that they plan to dredge part of the River Lune near Lancaster as soon as possible. Morecambe’s MP David Morris revealed this information during his recent visit to the Lancaster John O Gaunt Rowing Club on Halton Road in Skerton. The club was flooded in December, but has since made huge progress thanks to […]

  • 18 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has introduced a plan for the Baltimore channels maintenance dredging program. The areas included in this dredging contract are Brewerton Channel, Fort McHenry, West, and East Channels. During this cleanup project, approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the Brewerton Channel and placed at […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of Aug. 14, Enbridge has closed the Kalamazoo River from Paddler’s Grove Park to the Kalamazoo Dam at Battle Creek. That section had temporarily re-opened Aug. 9. Although the dredge permit for the Mill Ponds area has not been issued, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality gave permission to Enbridge to begin placing dredge equipment […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The EPA meetings for the proposed Grasse River cleanup have been rescheduled. The meetings scheduled for 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm are where public comment will be received. Wednesday, November 14, 2012 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Massena Town Hall (Room 30) 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Massena Central High School (Auditorium) Thursday, November 15, 2012 […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) is preparing to solicit international bids for the Kingston Harbour dredging project. According to, the most important part of this development program is dredging to the depth of 17 metres, the depth that will allow the Kingston port to accommodate the larger container vessels. Currently, the harbour is […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Oily product and other hazardous materials pulled from Lake Huron are piled together, for proper removal and disposal, aboard the barge Parker J as clean up and salvage operations continue. The oily product recovered from Lake Huron was from the 110-foot dredge barge Arthur J, which sank in Lake Huron July 19. The Arthur J […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Behan Communications Inc. has just released a video in which John Haggard, GE’s Global Remediation Leader, describes the sixth and final year of the Hudson River Dredging Project and next steps for continuing GE’s environmental work on this famed waterway. Thirteen years ago, when the Environmental Protection Agency selected dredging, many environmental groups praised the […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Settlement Shores canal dredging gets underway today, beginning cleanup operations at Regatta Cove, informs the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. The dredging will address areas where the canal depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements, and boat wash, making it safer and more accessible for the boating public. According to the officials, the sand will […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman has announced the completion of a major habitat restoration project and additional funding for another habitat project in the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Mayor Don Ness for a tour of the completed project […]

  • 20 September 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to sit down for the first time with environmental regulators from the states… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, September 20, 2011

  • 8 May 2011

    Officials are adjusting their plan to treat a large, algae-plagued western Ohio lake following heavy rains that have contributed to high lev… (greenfieldreporter) [mappress] Source: greenfieldreporter, May 8, 2011;

  • 8 April 2011

    State environmental officials are disputing a number of claims made by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency consultants during a three… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, April 8, 2011    

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin have announced that a Superior Court judge has approved a $190 million settlement with Occidental Chemical Corp. that resolves the company’s liability for contamination of the Passaic River. Approved by Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi on Tuesday, the Occidental […]