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  • 8 July 2011

    The fight over Charlottesville and Albemarle County’s water supply is reaching a boiling point…   (nbc29) [mappress] Source: nbc29, July 8, 2011;

  • 5 July 2010

    Surfers, fishermen and harbor denizens are celebrating a small victory in a larger fight. A coalition of Coastsiders interested in … By Mark Noack [mappress] Source: hmbreview, July 5, 2010;

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is supporting local flood fight efforts in North Dakota. The Corps received a request for assistance from the state of North Dakota March 24. The Corps mobilized its contractor, Tunheim Construction, from Moorhead, Minnesota, to support flood fight operations near Grafton, North Dakota, which is along […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” Public safety is always the number one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 16 November 2011

    S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson has entered the increasingly bitter interstate fight over dredging the port of Savannah to accommodate …   By SAMMY FRETWELL (thestate) [mappress] Source: thestate, November 16, 2011;    

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin recently won a £43 million contract to build new jetty at Thanckes Oil Fuel Depot which provides fueling facilities for the Royal Navy at Devonport Naval Base. The project will deliver a new jetty with fuel loading and fire fighting facilities; the fire fighting facilities within the depot will also be replaced. According to VolkerStevin, the […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Beach users are fighting plans to build a groyne at Half Moon Bay. The Department of Sustainability and Environment is considering installin… (bayside-leader) [mappress] Source: bayside-leader, May 17, 2011;

  • 8 August 2011

    An environmental fight is brewing over plans by Port Everglades to blast and dredge a deeper entrance channel to accommodate the super… (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel, August 8, 2011;

  • 8 June 2011

    A local lake restoration group is in the process of whittling down a large list of possible solutions to help it in its fight to heal… By MIKE BURKHOLDER (theeveningleader) [mappress] Source: theeveningleader, June 8, 2011  

  • 6 February 2012

    A new battle has emerged in the fight over proposed coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest…   By David Lawlor (earthjustice) [mappress] Source: earthjustice, February 6, 2012; Image:  arcweb.sos.state.or

  • 11 April 2011

    A state grant will help Lake Junaluska Assembly in the fight to keep the lake free from sediment build up that, if left unattended… By Caroline Klapper (themountaineer) [mappress] Source: themountaineer, April 12, 2011

  • 19 January 2012

    Flood fight inspections along the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers have ceased as water levels continue to drop. All permitted construction work near levees and floodwalls may resume. The Corps activated phase I flood fight as a proactive measure on December 13, 2011, when the Mississippi River reached 11 feet with a forecast to continue to […]

  • 5 May 2010

    HUNDREDS of cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Gold Coast Seaway and dumped offshore from Surfers Paradise to fight beach erosion… [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 5, 2010;

  • 21 February 2010

    Gov. Chris Christie has vowed to continue the state’s fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel from Philadelphia south. [mappress] Source:newjerseynewsroom,February 20,2010;

  • 25 May 2010

    Increasingly defiant of British Petroleum executives and federal officials, state and local officials in Louisiana say they are prepared… [mappress] Source: csmonitor, May 25, 2010;

  • 24 February 2012

    Water levels along the Mississippi River continue to drop, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deactivate Phase I flood fight inspections. As a result of this deactivation, all permitted construction work near levees and floodwalls along or near the river may now resume. The Corps activated phase I flood fight as a proactive […]

  • 18 March 2011

    A state plan to excavate on Burlington Island has revived the city’s fight against the use of the site for dredge spoil dumping. By Jeannie O’Sullivan (phillyburbs) [mappress] Source: phillyburbs, March 18, 2011  

  • 12 October 2010

    Delayed several months by the state’s efforts to fight oil, a pipeline project aimed at carrying some of the abundant sediment from the … By Nikki Buskey (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, October 12, 2010;

  • 23 December 2011

    A permanent sand-pumping sentinel in the fight against Noosa Main Beach erosion was being installed this week in time for any required beach…   By Peter Gardiner (noosanews) [mappress] Source: noosanews, December 23, 2011;

  • 6 December 2010

    After years of legal fights, weather hold-ups and dirt-related delays, the long-awaited and controversial Assawoman Canal dredging project… BY DAN SHORTRIDGE (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, December 6, 2010;

  • 18 March 2013

    The stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), commonly used against the gangsters and terrorists, would be invoked against those involved in illegal sand-mining, government said today. Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat stated in the Legislative Council here that “government is concerned over illegal sand dredging and a stringent law such as MCOCA will […]

  • 3 June 2012

      Congresswoman Laura Richardson continued her remarkable record of making major progress for port communities by introducing a bipartisan amendment that will ensure that the nation’s ports are prepared in times of crisis. In 2009, Congresswoman Richardson was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton to the National Defense Authorization […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio has just asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs. “Storm damage, coupled with […]

  • 30 April 2010

    New Jersey won a round Monday in its legal fight against the dredging of the Delaware River.It’s only the first of many victories it will need to protect the state’s environmental interests concerning the economically questionable plan of the Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the river… [mappress] Source:thedailyjournal,April 30,2010;

  • 9 June 2010

    Three days after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico, the Dutch government offered to help. [mappress] Source: chron, June 9, 2010;

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]