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  • 15 March 2012

    Citing numerous instances in which Federal officials have ignored environmental laws, regulations and rules of procedure; improperly driven up the cost of the Lower Fox River cleanup; and generally prevented the company from having its day in court, Appleton Papers Inc. (API) sought a new approach for resolving enforcement litigation involving the Lower Fox River […]

  • 16 August 2012

    U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel appointed a former South Carolina U.S. Rep. John Spratt to mediate a lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel, The State reports. During his 28 years in the U.S. House representing South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District, Spratt was chairman of the House Budget Committee and […]

  • 6 June 2012

    Sonora resident Keith Walker is challenging in court new state regulations on suction dredging. He claims the state of California is overreaching its authority with the regulations, according to uniondemocrat.com. Suction dredging uses a motorized vacuum pump system to sift through gravel in streams. Prospectors often prefer the system over traditional panning because it is […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, has moved quickly following the Stipulation and Order entered by the Court last week, and has awarded a $3.7 million contract to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016 to Ryba Marine Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan.  Under the terms of the Stipulation and Order, all dredged sediment from the […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Ngai Te Rangi iwi has decided not to file a notice of appeal after a decision was rendered to allow the Port of Tauranga to dredge Tauranga harbor, reports Radio New Zealand News. An elder, Hauata Palmer, stated that the iwi has decided not to initiate another appeal to the High Court as it would […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Port Authority and seven other Connecticut parties have filed a motion stating their intent to join together in a friend of the court brief (amicus) to support a decision by EPA to designate a 1.3 square nautical mile area south of New London, CT, as the approved site for the disposal of dredged […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Dredging vessels remained moored in the Fox River north of De Pere on Monday, three days after U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ordered NCR Corp. to resume PCB cleanup in the waterway. “NCR shall ensure the immediate commencement of full-scale sediment remediation as described,” Griesbach wrote in an order filed Friday in U.S. District Court […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with the Saratoga Springs Owners Association, Inc. (SSOA) and Cross Marine Projects, Inc. (Defendants) resolving alleged unpermitted dredge and fill activities and damages to wetlands at a Utah Lake marina facility in Utah County, Utah. Under the terms of a consent decree in the Federal District […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Scotland’s environment regulator is reminding farmers and land managers that liaising with them before carrying out work in rivers could help them avoid ending up in court. The warning comes after a company was fined £500 at Arbroath Sheriff Court  after carrying out illegal work in an Angus burn. D Geddes Farms Limited, was found […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will today, 19 March, hold a drop-in session on the flood reduction proposals for the Pinner & Hatch End area. The meeting is set to take place at the Pinner Cricket Club, Montesole Court, from 4-8pm. This is the second drop-in on the River Pinn and Cannon Brook catchment project with the third taking place […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Swedish Port of Norrkoping said in its latest release that the Environmental Court has given its necessary approval for the port expansion program, aimed to boost the region’s business and improve the possibilities for efficient and sustainable transport. The project now enters next phase, with the aim of beginning dredging work in 2019, the port […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The controversial dredging operation in Bimini has been brought to a halt with the granting of an injunction by the Privy Council in London. The order to stop all dredging activities, which went into effect immediately, will stay in place until the developers, Resorts World Bimini (RWB), can demonstrate they have satisfied all the conditions […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service both upgraded Port Manatee’s financial ratings in October as part of major debt restructuring by the port. Fitch assigned a AA+ rating to the new bonds and Moody’s scored the bonds at a Aa2 rating – ranking among the highest of Florida’s 15 deepwater seaports. The ratings reflect confidence […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    LTC Edward P. Chamberlayne, District Engineer of the Charleston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the long awaited Federal Permit authorizing the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove canals dredging project. “We are excited to receive this important final authorization for this dredging project,” said North Myrtle Beach Mayor Marilyn Hatley, “and we […]

  • 12 July 2012

    GPB News reports that the South Carolina agency charged with reviewing activities in the Savannah River wants to enter a federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the shipping channel. The Savannah River Maritime Commission filed court documents Tuesday asking to enter the case brought by conservation groups in South Carolina and Georgia. That […]

  • 20 May 2012

    According to The Washington Post, dozens of dredging boats scour the bottom of the Vaitarna creek, Narangi, all day as workers build pyramids of excavated sand in the villages along its banks. Villagers say the rampant sand dredging is depleting groundwater tables, increasing the risk of floods and ruining the quality of soil. The unprecedented […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Record numbers of delegates have attended the second World Ports and Trade Summit held at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi. The three day summit attracted unprecedented interest according to organisers. It was opened by H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court. The opening ceremony was attended by Sultan bin […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of Ohio and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have settled a lawsuit filed over the dredging of the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel in 2016, cleveland.com reports. The settlement, noted in a document filed in federal court yesterday, requires USACE to cover the cost of placing sediment from the harbor […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has begun the court mandated dredging of Little Lagoon Pass, City of Gulf Shores. According to ALDOT, the excavation of sand blocking the flow of water from Little Lagoon Pass into the Gulf of Mexico started yesterday, utilizing dredge piping, bulldozers and long reach track hoes. “Dredging operations and sand placement […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Mombasa Municipal Council has challenged a major port expansion and dredging project, reports AllAfrica. The council had instituted a criminal suit against the Kenya Ports Authority for failing to comply with the requisition. They argued that on April 12 Ndua was served with the physical planning notice by the council requiring him to stop […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging NZ has been fined $79,500 and ordered to pay $42,000 in reparation after the death of a worker, crushed on a dredging barge in West Park Marina, Auckland, on 19 November 2013. Peter Bateman died after being crushed between an excavator and the wall of a hopper, on a barge being skippered by Brent […]

  • 29 July 2013

    BAM International – the operating construction company of Royal BAM Group that is active outside Europe – has completed the upgrade of a live petrochemical jetty in Cilegon, West Java. Without affecting the chemical plant production for client Chandra Asri and despite rough weather conditions during the construction period, BAM’s Indonesian subsidiary completed the work […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Re-elected Marikina City Mayor Del De Guzman has vowed to keep disaster risk reduction, education and employment as his top priorities on his second term as local chief executive. De Guzman took his oath of office Sunday before Judge Lorna Chua-Cheng, the executive judge of Marikina Regional Trial Court at the Marikina Convention Center, Barangay […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Des Moines December 12 to hear a presentation of “Navigation on the Missouri River” from Steve Engemann, president, Hermann Sand & Gravel, and a presentation from Seth C. Wright, attorney with Polsinelli PC about the Missouri River flooding lawsuit, Ideker Farms, Inc., et., al. v. […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners reports. The dredging operations, expected to take four years to complete, officially started last week. The project entails hydraulic dredging of the Grand Canal system […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A North Carolina Superior Court has allowed the Roanoke River Basin Association, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, to participate as a full party in an enforcement action with respect to two Duke Energy coal ash sites near the Virginia border: Roxboro Steam Station in Person County on Hyco Lake and Mayo Steam Station […]