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  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has made great progress in its mission of coastal restoration, completing numerous beach restoration projects along the coast. Since the storm, Army Corps has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast. Those efforts have taken place in phases as USACE first supported immediate life and […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Senator, Kathleen O’Connor Ives, last week participated in the monthly meeting of the Merrimack River Beach Alliance. The state legislative delegation for Newburyport, Salisbury and Newbury – Old Town, Plum Island and Village of Byfield met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and other leaders to discuss strategies for improving […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting in the Murrells Inlet community to present plans for an inlet dredging project expected to begin this fall. The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, October 17, at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. County officials and others working on the project, […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners will hold their next conference call April 24 at 1:30 p.m. to plan Rogue River Basin Project summer water management operations. Public questions and comments will not be addressed at this session, but can be directed to representatives of the appropriate agencies at other times. The […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for permission to use a new maintenance dredging disposal site located 20km off-shore. The Authority has submitted the required reports and studies to the MMO which is consulting other regulators and stakeholders before making its decision. Harwich Haven Authority hosted two meetings to […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Progress with work to protect local people and businesses from flooding will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Flooding Scrutiny Panel set for today.  Commenting the latest news, Cllr Geraldine Carter, Chair of the Panel, said: “Protecting Calderdale communities from the terrible impacts of flooding is such a vital part of what the Council and partner organizations […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA and the Ashtabula River Remedial Action Program Advisory Council have scheduled a Feb. 20, 2014, public meeting to update the community on restoration of the Ashtabula River Area of Concern. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Kent State University’s Ashtabula Campus (Blue and Gold Room), 3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula. The […]

  • 5 December 2011

    State and county officials are considering preparation for next year being keenly cautious in relation to the state’s reservoirs. Randy Julander, a supervisor with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, explained that the reservoirs are almost full and that there is a possibility of overflowing even before snow melting in 2012. Julander […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the recent past, the Martin County Taxpayers Association has attempted to outline the options to fund dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. While time waits for no one, Martin County did proceed with the dredging project while government officials deliberated over jurisdiction and other related matters. Fortunately, the county was able to provide the […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to attend an open house to learn more about the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) current and future dredging operations at Indian Lake State Park. The open house will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the multipurpose building located at the state park […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental cleanup experts gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology last week for an all-day public forum on a $1.7 billion proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from an eight-mile stretch of the lower Passaic River. The EPA has called the plan, which proposes removing 4.3 million cubic yards […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a meeting to discuss the status of the restoration plan covering the St. Lucie River and Estuary. At this meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in Stuart, Florida, DEP staff will provide a progress report concerning […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The lone special investigator of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental said that his office will not entertain any complaints in relation to the impasse at the controversial alleged “black sand mining” operation in Tambacan, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. Dr. Jesus Cañete, Ph.D., explained that it will be a waste of time […]

  • 9 May 2012

    According to the Record-Journal, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will hold an informational meeting May 23 to discuss the next dredging phase of the Silver Lake Reclamation Project. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection representatives will present draft plans and solicit comments from the public at the meeting. This meeting is scheduled […]

  • 1 March 2011

    The Enterprise Cape Breton Corp. board of directors has rejected a Cape Breton community economic development group’s offer to discuss…   By Erin Pottie (capebretonpost)   [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, March 1, 2011

  • 23 December 2010

    Hilton Head Island officials should navigate very carefully as they consider what role, if any, to play in dredging south-island marinas…  (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, December 23, 2010;

  • 10 January 2011

    Flagler County is going to push forward with a feasibility study to protect the shoreline and replace the tiny grains of sand regularly … BY JULIE MURPHY (news-journalonline) [mappress] Source: news-journalonline, January 10, 2011;

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Huddled around a small conference table at the Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Annada, Mo., March 4, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the public discussed a draft plan to improve the wetland ecosystem of the entire 3,750-acre refuge. Benefits of […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection again engaged local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, on development of the restoration plan for Lake Okeechobee. This meeting continued an intensified program of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. This month’s […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined Cameron Davis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor on Great Lakes issues, and Western New York leaders and community members for discussions on the future of the Great Lakes. “As we continue pushing to remove barriers to public access and provide high-quality public space along the water’s edge, which is […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ICE’s Maritime Expert Panel released a discussion paper entitled The Role of Coastal Engineers in the Delivery of No Net Loss through Biodiversity Offsetting. A working group of the Maritime Expert Panel, led by Jan Brooke, delivered the paper which explores the concept of biodiversity offsetting, the opportunities for its application in coastal areas of […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) recently joined a House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources & Environment hearing titled “A Review of Recent United States Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization Change Reports”. This hearing aimed to provide Members with an opportunity to review the current Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    An Ulster Unionist Party delegation led by Euro MP Jim Nicholson and local MLA Roy Beggs Jnr has met with senior management at the Port of Larne to discuss future developments at the harbour. East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs said; “We were pleased to welcome Jim Nicholson MEP back to Larne this week and I […]

  • 5 August 2011

    A proposal to set up a port based Special Economic Zone and a Maritime research facility were discussed during a meeting V.OC… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, August 5, 2011

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michael V. Harding, CPESC, CESSWI, a senior consultant for Geosyntec based in California, is an invited speaker at two upcoming workshops to be held in New England this month on the topic of erosion and sediment control. In the first, Mr. Harding will conduct a Nov. 19 workshop, “Guide on How to Conduct Erosion and […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed is in the district this week talking about local water infrastructure projects supported by a bill recently passed in the house with strong bipartisan support. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) supports projects like navigation improvements, combating invasive species, flood protection and environmental restoration. The bill passed the House 417 […]