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  • 3 February 2014

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Skokomish Indian Tribe, and Mason County have identified a recommended plan to address ecosystem restoration problems in the Skokomish River Basin. The plan includes a number of projects including a levee removal, construction of setback levees, placement of large woody debris in the river, and side channel […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment, or EA, have been prepared to describe the findings of the Lynnhaven River basin ecosystem restoration study and to assess the potential impacts of the project on the Lynnhaven River basin and surrounding area. The purpose of the study was to evaluate ecosystem restoration within the Lynnhaven River […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $9.3 million grant has been awarded to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to increase knowledge of the lower Mississippi River and how large-scale Coastal Master Plan projects will affect the ecosystem, navigation and economic activity. According to CPRA, the grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) will fund […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday announced 5 proposals for 20 projects totaling $77 million were submitted to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component portion of funding through the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). Governor Scott […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Unity Island project team last Thursday hosted a ribbon cutting and Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY, marking the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island’s North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has extended the period for formal public comment on the Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan. The new date for this plan, named Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy and accompanying Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment, is July 8, 2013. The Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan provides a framework to implement a […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of a nearly $8 million contract awarded on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, Johnstown, NY, construction has begun of the barrier beach at the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project in Greece, NY. Construction of the barrier beach is scheduled to be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. This […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale field study to understand the complex processes in the transition area from the Ems River towards the UNESCO listed Wadden Sea is set to begin today, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  “This knowledge is very much needed in the assessment of the effectiveness of large measures in reducing the water turbidity. […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West African country of The Gambia is prone to flooding and coastal erosion, said the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in its latest study. The River Gambia, which passes through it, is both a source of livelihoods for communities and at the same time can become an environmental hazard severely affecting the capital, Banjul, […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) will meet at Presidio San Francisco, Sept. 9-10, to review current coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific Coastal region. The CERB is a congressionally-authorized advisory board which provides advice to the Chief of Engineers on research and development pertaining to coastal engineering. The board meets annually at various coastal […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A series of public workshops are being sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group to facilitate public participation in the 2015 update of the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS).   The first Working Group-sponsored workshop will be held Monday, January 26th from 1 – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District — the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) — announce publication of the draft 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. Three informational meetings, with webcasting, are scheduled in April […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public meeting May 4 about the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project to update the public on the current plan and get feedback to better the project. The meeting will take place at the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area and State Park Headquarters […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday approved the following five projects for submission to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component of the RESTORE Act. – Golden Triangle Marsh Creation Project – a project to restore and protect wetland, fish, and wildlife habitat to help maintain landscape […]

  • 17 February 2011

    A local community advocate added his voice to a call from top federal officials asking Congress to dedicate 80 percent of the billions in… By Nikki Buskey (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, February 17, 2011;

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    When the banks of a marsh channel accumulate sediment at a faster rate than relative sea level rise, it may seem like the marsh is resilient, Louisiana State University said in its latest paper. The new study proposes a new framework to look at sediment fluxes in marsh channels that takes into account the natural process of […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will be held today at the Bixby Park Community Center, Long Beach, CA. The purpose of this first public meeting is for the Army Corps to seek public input on problems, objectives, opportunities and constraints regarding the study. At the event, the Army […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, and its partners recently celebrated the completion of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in Wisconsin. The Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project have been completed through the continued partnership and environmental commitment of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, created by President Obama by executive order to develop a comprehensive restoration strategy for the Gulf of Mexico, holds its final meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. President Obama selected EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, a native of New Orleans, to chair the task force which is comprised of 12 federal […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District awarded a $6.4 million construction contract on September 30 to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows, California. According to USACE, the company will provide construction work on the Hamilton City Phase 2B Levee Improvement Construction Project. Hamilton City is located approximately 90 miles north of Sacramento and […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced that it will hold its first public meeting on December 11, 2012 in Mobile, Alabama. The Council, which was established by the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourism, Opportunities Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012, will develop and oversee implementation of a comprehensive plan to […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development’. In the paper, University of Antwerp professor, Patrick Meire, and researchers Annelies Boerema and Katrien Van Der Biest identify and evaluate a broad range of effects of port development for society, marking the first step towards […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    CW Purpero Inc. is making good progress on the Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration project. Located in the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the project is now 65 percent complete. The project consists of the restoration of an aquatic ecosystem by removing an existing concrete channel lining along the Menomonee River that was built in the 1960s using […]