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  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Humboldt Bay – California North Coast’s only deep-water port – is once again safe for shipping after roughly 1.1 million cubic yards of sediment were removed from the bay entrance channel. In its latest release, the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Conservation and Recreation District announced that all shipping restrictions have been lifted following the completion of […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held June 11, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at the Contra Costa County Conservation and Development offices in Martinez, Calif., to discuss the Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project. The study area is a 13.2 mile […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s proposal for seabed mining on the Chatham Rise involves very limited environmental risks in a small area, counsel James Winchester told the Environmental Protection Authority today. In his closing submission he said this is a good project that has demonstrated it is worthy of consent under the EEZ Act’s framework. “It will […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Under a state-funded plan, coastal green infrastructure will increase resiliency along the Hudson River estuary shoreline and coastal areas of New York City, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced yesterday. The New York City Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and Department of City Planning is jointly managing the project. […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The doubling of Xstrata’s coal production in Queensland will escalate the pressure on the Great Barrier Reef from port expansions, dredging and greater shipping movements, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart said the massive expansion in coal production and exports is placing the short-term profit of […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two meetings to describe improvements planned for the Westport Island Reach of the Mississippi River. The reach is just east of Elsberry, Missouri and west of Hardin, Illinois. In the interest of convenience to residents and businesses in the area, meetings are planned for […]

  • 11 November 2012

    Governor Pat Quinn moved forward with a major initiative that will significantly improve the health of Illinois waterways by removing or modifying 16 low-head dams throughout the state over the next several years. At an event in Riverside, the governor announced the completion of the Hofmann Dam removal. The dam removal initiative is one of […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the past year, Ecosystem Renewal (ER) and The Earth Partners (TEP) have successfully partnered to develop large-scale wetland mitigation solutions for the rapidly growing greater Houston area. They permitted and constructed one of the largest wetland banks in Texas slated to provide over 5,000 freshwater and tidal wetland credits over the next decade. WRA, […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seaview Bridgeport LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a boat ramp, floats and doing other work in Bridgeport, Conn. The proposed project includes the construction of a boat ramp (approximately 35 feet wide by […]

  • 26 May 2011

    After years of storm driven seas battering the Point Lookout shoreline, a bay-like depression was carved out of the northeast coast of the waterfront community. The erosion that resulted posed a threat to area homes, local roadways and a community park. What’s more, the depression served as a collecting pool for seaweed left behind by […]

  • 23 September 2010

    California American Water filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on September 22, 2010 requesting permission to remove San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River in order to resolve seismic safety concerns associated with the dam and restore critical habitat for the steelhead trout. “From an engineering and environmental perspective, this is […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary, David Bernhardt, last week announced that the Department will disburse nearly $215 million in FY 2018 energy revenues to the four Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise made the following statement: “Revenues from […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Montrose, Colorado, has announced that funding for the first stage of river restoration improvements on the Uncompahgre River has been approved after the Montrose Urban Renewal Authority (MURA) board moved to match grant funds for the project.   During its regularly scheduled meeting on March 6, the MURA board approved a $1.1 […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. The council’s Regulatory Committee has today received this report. The assessment has found that while the November 2016 earthquake sequence has had some short term impact on […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Figure Eight Island Homeowners Association Board of Directors announced last week that its membership has denied a proposal to build a terminal groin at the north end of the island, a project that would have likely increased erosion on other parts of the island. The proposed project would have included a $7.5 million groin […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government has moved to update a key plan for the Great Barrier Reef to reflect its proactive approach to protecting the Reef and address UNESCO’s concerns about the protection of the state’s single biggest natural asset. Minister for the Great Barrier Reef, Dr Steven Miles said that the new Queensland government had already acted […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Vancouver USA will hold the first of four tenant award presentations during its regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting today. Habitat Bank, LLC has been selected to receive the port’s Environmental Stewardship Award for its efforts to preserve natural habitat in Vancouver and throughout the Pacific Northwest. The port chose Habitat Bank, […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a change to its plan to clean up ground water at the Liberty Industrial Finishing Superfund site in Farmingdale, New York. Industrial operations at the Liberty site, including aircraft parts manufacturing during the Second World War and metal plating and fiberglass manufacturing in the post-war years polluted ground […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit modification from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with mechanically dredging an area of Sengekontacket Pond in Oak Bluffs, Mass. The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking modification of Corps permit NAE […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with replacing the Route 11 bridge in Brownville, Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and temporary fill material below the […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A seal pup brought work on a new £36 million coastal protection scheme to a grinding halt at Holland beach. The yearling was spotted on a sand bank where contractors were due to start their next shift building up a fish tail groyne. The shift was held back while the pup was collected from its […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) calls for an immediate moratorium on all port development in Fitzroy Delta and Keppel Bay after the release of a new video revealing the dangers of barge to ship coal loading, known as transhipping, proposed for the exposed waters of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. KAFDA […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Browse Liquefied Natural Gas precinct at James Price Point has been recommended for strict conditional approval, Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel announced today. Dr Vogel said the assessment of the Minister for State Development’s strategic proposal was the largest and most multi-faceted ever conducted in the EPA’s 40 year history. “The level of […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new beach improvement and shoreline stabilization project for Waikīkī Beach has been successfully completed, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “The effort between the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) and the Waikīkī Beach Special Improvement District demonstrates a successful public-private partnership with the district […]