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  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, is awarding more than $20 million to 22 projects in 11 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 7,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. State and local governments, private […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the City of East Providence to test the effectiveness of “living shoreline” erosion controls at Rose Larisa Park. The construction contract was awarded to SumCo Eco-Contracting of Salem, Mass. through a competitive bidding process. The project is funded in […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ are currently underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company of Harvey Cedars, are dredging critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Arcadis yesterday announced that the Port of San Francisco has selected CH2M in partnership with Arcadis to lead the design and engineering for the 10-year Seawall Resiliency Project. The total fee for the contract amounts to $40 million. In an approximately equal partnership, Arcadis and CH2M will jointly share management of the project. Arcadis will lead […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Land Commissioner, George P. Bush, last week announced the selection of 21 projects to be funded through the Texas Coastal Management Program (CMP) Cycle 23, awarding a total of approximately $1.74 million in federal funds to improve the management of the state’s coastal resources and ensure its long-term ecological and economic productivity. Texas CMP focuses […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities. This year, Congress has again provided funding for Title IX of the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), in cooperation with the City of Warwick and Save The Bay, will complete a coastal adaptation project at Longmeadow Fishing Access Site later this month.  Situated at the end of Samuel Gorton Avenue, the site has experienced more than 100 feet of shoreline erosion over the past […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has just announced the initial round of grants from the Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP). The announced 29 grants total nearly $13 million and will generate an additional $15.8 million in matching funds, for a total conservation impact of nearly $28.8 million that will enhance coastal watersheds, […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding” – which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure – are on the East Coast, according to a new NOAA technical report. This nuisance flooding, caused by rising sea levels, has increased […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    In recent years, BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP) has seen an increase in both the number of requests and volume of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sediment for coastal restoration projects. This is largely driven by diminishing resources in state waters, the frequency and magnitude of storms along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, and […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than half of the American public lives within 50 miles of a beach, but as sea levels rise, the coastal habitats that protect the communities are increasingly at risk, according to the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s latest release. Dr. David Yoskowitz, Associate Director and Endowed Chair for Socio-economics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, last week announced new guidance “Living Shoreline Techniques in the Marine District of New York State.” According to the announcement, this guidance emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to erosion control that will protect New Yorkers and the environment. “The recent severity of hurricanes Harvey, […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Arcadis today announced its selection as Engineer of Record for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood protection multiphase design of New York City’s East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project in the borough of Manhattan. Arcadis is part of a team supporting New York City’s efforts to safeguard the Lower East Side against severe weather events and […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kokosing Construction out of Cheboygan, Michigan, is working on a project that will repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. “Buffalo District is proud to be able to contribute to the safety of the Cleveland Harbor through this repair of the west breakwater,” said Lt. Col. Eli Adams, U.S. […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced $891,243 in federal funding for a partnership between Rhode Island and four other New England states to study the effects of coastal storms and develop tools and solutions to help communities respond to these events. The partnership will include researchers […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.F. Brennan Company has completed the beneficial use dredging project at Quonochontaug “Salt” Pond, bordering Charlestown and Westerly, Rhode Island. Mobilization of equipment began on December 3 and the dredging operations started on January 8, 2019.  The project was completed on January 23, 2019 and equipment removed the following day. The project was funded in […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading West Coast-based environmental science and planning firm, announced that on April 1, 2014, Dr. Stuart Siegel and his firm Wetlands and Water Resources, Inc. (WWR), has joined with ESA. WWR is a San Rafael, California-based professional restoration design firm specializing in wetlands restoration and natural resource management, founded and […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Business & Finance

                    News in Photos: Keel Laying for New IHC Dredger The keel laying event for the 1,840 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on 22nd of April, 2015. DEME Orders Two ‘Green’ Dredgers DEME has just confirmed its order for […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Greater New Orleans, Inc. announced the launch of the Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy (CCRE). CCRE is a business led coalition that will create an educated, informed voice of advocacy for sustainable restoration efforts in Louisiana’s wetlands, rivers, deltas, and coastline. “Water is the existential issue for Southeast Louisiana,” said Michael Hecht, President & […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and Quantum Spatial, Inc have developed a new tool that will reduce dredging impacts to essential fish habitat. The team developed a cutting-edge decision-support tool, ShoalMATE, to guide wise use and dredging of offshore sand shoals. To enhance coastal resilience, scientists and […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its partners are launching the Shoreline Adaptation Inventory and Design (SAID) program, beginning with an instructional webinar today and field trips to different coastal locations June 12 and 13, 2019. CRMC, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Rhode Island Sea Grant, Save The Bay, […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced last week that the Texas General Land Office is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for the projects within the Texas coastal zone. “Three workshops will be held to provide information on the coastal grant program and allow potential applicants to discuss specific project ideas with staff,” […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia Distric is currently conducting dredging operations on the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the sediment to restore marsh near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. “Our goal is to beneficially use dredged material when possible to restore habitat and enhance coastal resiliency. Our project partners include the State of NJ Department […]