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  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced today the release of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft FR/EIS) for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Study. The Draft FR/EIS proposes a tentatively selected plan to deepen the major shipping channels within the harbor from 45 to 52 feet at an […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Queensland’s Coordinator-General is inviting people to have their say on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Cairns Shipping Development project. Prepared by Far North Queensland Ports Corporation trading as Ports North, the draft EIS describes the project and its potential environmental impacts, both positive and negative. The draft EIS was prepared in accordance […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, has released the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, 2014. The proposed Southwest Coastal Louisiana project would provide non-structural […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Environmental Impact Assessment to the Environmental Protection Authority. The EPA is a national-level independent environmental regulation, which has the ability to grant or decline marine consent applications. “This is a major milestone and the culmination of three years’ work,” Chief Executive Chris Castle said. The draft is being […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft environmental assessment on the proposed modifications to the existing levee system at Oslo, Minn., March 1. The City of Oslo proposed to modify the existing levee system that was constructed by the Corps of Engineers in the 1970s. Modifications include raising the existing […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell has welcomed UNESCO’s acknowledgement of the progress the Queensland Government has made in ensuring the Great Barrier Reef remains on the World Heritage List. Mr Powell said that UNESCO released its draft recommendations to the World Heritage Committee overnight and they would be considered by the World Heritage Committee in […]

  • 5 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Institute for Water Resources has released a working draft report examining options for future modernization for U.S. port and inland waterways. The Conference Report on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 (H.R. 2055), instructed the IWR to report to Congress on how it should address the need for […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) on the next phase of the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project will be released in mid-July. The announcement was made yesterday by Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who said that the Corps GRR, which determines what projects will […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released a copy of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Modification to the Port Hueneme Deepening Project located in Ventura County, California. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve efficient accommodation of larger, deep-draft vessels; increased cargo efficiency of product delivery; and […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to Missouri River levee unit L-550 near Langdon in Atchison County, Missouri is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage within a drainage ditch located between L-550 and Rock Creek caused by high precipitation events in 2015 and 2016. Repairs are […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate potential environmental impacts related to sand survey activities in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) regions. The proposed offshore sand surveys are be conducted as part of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP), which under […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District vessel CURRITUCK is a split hull, special purpose dredge that is able to remove material in six feet of water. While the CURRITUCK is home ported in Wilmington, it works in waters as far north as Maine and into the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to removing […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report released for public comment yesterday, November 13th 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for stream bank restoration southwest of Wisner, Neb. is currently available for public review. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection and prohibit further rapid erosion on the right-descending bank of the Elkhorn River, Cuming County, Neb. Public infrastructure being protected includes the Cuming County Road […]

  • 2 March 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment proposing three additional nearshore sediment placement sites at the Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the proposed action is to add additional, long-term dredged material placement sites to the existing network of disposal sites for the MCR project. […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, along with representatives from the Corps LA District’s project delivery team and the Port of Long Beach officials, held a public meetings November 13 at the Port of Long Beach Administration building in Long Beach, California. Representatives from both the Corps […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) recently released a Draft Guidance Document on the Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. According to MDE, approximately 5 million cubic yards of sediments are dredged annually in Maryland’s portion of Chesapeake Bay. Finding environmentally responsible solutions for managing this material is a priority for the State of […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft project implementation report (PIR) with integrated environmental assessment (EA) for the Langdon Bend Interception and Rearing Complex Habitat Project, located in Nemaha County, Nebraska. The USACE will schedule a public meeting in July to solicit comments on the project. The project consists of excavating and dredging […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has released two draft plans to address recreational use loss and ecosystem injuries in Louisiana and Gulf of Mexico caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. According to their latest announcement, both of these draft plans are consistent with the Trustees’ Programmatic Restoration Plan. Those draft plans released are: The Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment: […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has invited public comment on two draft Deepwater Horizon oil spill restoration plans intended to provide and enhance recreational opportunities and to restore wetlands, coastal, and nearshore habitats in the Barataria Basin. The first of the two draft restoration plans is the ‘Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Bellingham’s draft 2014 Strategic Budget proposes keeping property tax rates flat, completing major airport projects, repairing marine infrastructure and maintaining a strong focus on countywide job creation. Details of the $24.9 million budget were presented at the Board of Commissioners meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15. People are invited to comment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District is inviting public comments on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). Comments on the draft EIS will begin to be accepted on Friday, Dec. 21, when an official notice is expected to be published in the […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Mozambique will receive financial help from the government of Japan for the first phase of the Nacala Port Development Project, located in Nampula province. According to macauhub.com, the loan money (US$84 million) will be invested in: – dredging program along the north quay, – land reclamation and levelling, and – paving of the container terminal. […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced the publication of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Pinellas County, Florida, Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The three-year, $2 million study considers the feasibility of providing a variety of environmental engineering projects to address erosion issues and lessen potential storm damage susceptibility […]