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  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Corporacion del Proyecto ENLACE del Cano Martin Pena have signed an agreement to assist in the restoration of the ecosystem of the Martin Pena canal. The agreement, detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding, provides the foundation for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Andrew Powell tomorrow will lay the foundations for the long-term health of Gladstone Harbour and surrounding catchments. Mr Powell will meet with representatives of industry, Gladstone Regional Council and commonwealth government and research organisations to invite them to join the Queensland Government’s proposed Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership. “I look forward […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) voted on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, to approve funding $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. These funds will be used to restore 118.2 acres of coastal habitat and restore more natural hydrology, along with related […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) will be receiving a grant of approximately $4 million from the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Gulf Coast Restoration for research, development, restoration and preservation of the Gulf Coast region. This grant will be distributed under the Resources and Ecosystems […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Joint Commission (IJC) released two reports on a suite of indicators for assessing the health of the Great Lakes. Prepared by members of the Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board, Science Advisory Board and outside experts, the “Technical Report on Ecosystem Indicators: Assessment of Progress towards Restoring the Great Lakes” is a report […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites the public to comment no later than Tuesday, July 23, on a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment (EA) for the “Boise River at Eagle Island Ecosystem Restoration Project,” according to District planning officials. The Corps will host a public open house to discuss the […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District will host two public scoping meetings and the opening of the public scoping comment period for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Feasibility Study. Public scoping comments are due October 1, 2020. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the initial scoping phase […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has released for public review and comment the Cedar Lake Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study, Cedar Lake, Ind., Draft Feasibility Report and Integrated Environmental Assessment.  The draft feasibility report, completed in collaboration with the nonfederal sponsor, the Town of Cedar Lake, describes an ecosystem restoration project that […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Mast yesterday requested that President Donald Trump include $250 million in funding for Everglades restoration in his FY2021 budget request. This request comes on the heels of President Trump signing into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which at Rep. Mast’s urging, included a historic $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 17 May 2011

    A plan to build islands of wildlife habitat in Naples Bay might turn into more than an ecosystem restoration project. They could be the key… By ERIC STAATS (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, May 17, 2011;

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently completed a draft Environmental Assessment for a proposed Sand Hill River Ecosystem Restoration Project, 20 miles southeast of Crookston, Minn. The Corps, in partnership with the Sand Hill River Watershed District, is proposing to construct rock fill rapids to serve as a fish passage at […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group is sponsoring a workshop on Wednesday (August 31) in Jensen Beach to engage the public in the Lake Okeechobee Watershed project (LOW). The purpose of the LOW project is: to improve the quantity and timing of water entering Lake Okeechobee and the northern estuaries; to improve regional water […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Corpus Christi will celebrate the completion of the La Quinta Channel Extension Project on Friday, February 7, 2014. The event will be held from 11:30a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the La Quinta Gateway site located at 4832 Hwy. 181, Portland, Texas. The project for navigation and ecosystem restoration, is part of the Corpus Christi […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, March 9 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in the Governing Board Auditorium. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared […]

  • 3 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    An AUD200,000 CSIRO coastal glider is bound for Queensland, Australia, to be deployed in Moreton Bay to investigate the impact of the … (hydro-international) [mappress] Source: hydro-international, February 4, 2011;

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans’ impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how “environmental stressors” stretching from Minnesota to Ontario are shaping the future of an ecosystem that contains 20 percent of the world’s fresh water. In an article published online December 17 in the Proceedings of […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District along with its cost sharing partner, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the local communities of the Borough of Cape May Point and the City of Cape May, began work on an $8 million beach renourishment project in an area west […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Draft State Expenditure Plan (SEP), developed pursuant to the Spill Impact Component of the RESTORE Act (commonly referred to as “Bucket 3”), is now available for public comment until August 27, 2018, reports the RESTORE Council. According to the RESTORE Council, the “Bucket 3” provides funding to the five Gulf Coast states (Alabama, […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The La Quinta Channel dredging project included extending of the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands and seagrass. Also, the ecosystem restoration was part of the project, consisting of an offshore rock breakwater and shore protection to protect and enhance approximately 40 acres […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its 2016 Work Plan, which includes $7.6 million in funding, the full cost of the project, for the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Marsh Lake project, near Appleton, Minnesota, is among the projects that received federal funding. The project will receive the full funding of the […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the heavy equipment in place, Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co. is about to begin the Bird Island Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project in Buzzards Bay, Marion, Mass. This restoration scheme will be completed under the terms of a $3.1 million contract, awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, on September 29, 2015. […]

  • 9 May 2011

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson convened an official meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force in Mobile, Alabama. During the meeting, the task force created a citizens’ advisory committee to help guide the group’s efforts and released a strategy background document outlining the priorities of the ongoing gulf restoration. The […]