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  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District awarded a $6.11 million contract to Cold Spring Construction Company, from Akron, NY, on June 25 to repair over 1,300 feet of seawall, which has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice and wave action, at the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.  “This project is critical to protect […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship have introduced the Delaware Living Shorelines Monitoring Framework, a tool to help landowners, professionals and scientists develop plans for gauging the success of living shoreline projects installed throughout the state. Living shorelines are a natural and effective way to stabilize a shoreline, reduce […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Lincolnshire Council has been working closely with The Friends of the Beck to regenerate the Bottesford Beck area and with the help of a new ‘amphibious’ machine the area will be improved even more. The TRUXOR machine has been brought in by Ebsford Environmental, the contractor that is carrying out the improvement works along […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has de-silted a section of the Tetney Haven, helping reduce flood risk and boosting the area’s ecology. The work, part of the EA’s regular maintenance program, saw excess silt removed from approximately a kilometer of the Louth Canal and from around the sluice gates at Tetney Lock, the Agency stated. Silt builds […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which is on track to be passed by Congress later this week, will help communities in North Dakota build permanent flood protection projects. The bill includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed budget for construction, and authorizes new studies and construction activity that will help to advance […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow last Friday announced that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive approximately $2.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. According to Senator Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, this support […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Represenative Dan Maffei (D-NY) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will dredge Little Sodus Bay harbor in Fair Haven as part of relief efforts to restore damage following Superstorm Sandy. Little Sodus Bay has not been dredged since 2005 and the Army Corp of Engineers has determined that dredging is necessary due to damage […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner Carter Strickland announced the following statement on the Department of Environmental Conservation proposed modifications to consent order regarding releases from Ashokan Reservoir and future dredging at Kensico Reservoir. “The details released by the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) of proposed modifications to the draft consent order are an important step for the […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Constructing new seawalls and bulkheads to protect Atlantic City is part of an estimated $238 million in projects being sought to repair and shore up the city’s infrastructure, officials say. The idea would be to build a barrier to help keep tidal surge and floodwater from penetrating unprotected areas of the city as they did […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2014 released two days ago included $400,000 to help continue progress for the Skagit General Investigation Study (G.I.). The Skagit G.I. will help identify long-term flood control projects that will protect lives and property in the Skagit Valley that are vulnerable to regular and […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 2 August 2017

    NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $2.5 million to increase the resiliency of the Sauquoit Creek through the construction of an innovative floodplain ‘bench’ that will store and slow floodwaters and protect downstream communities. In addition, the governor announced new coordinated state actions to help Mohawk River Basin communities hard hit by recent floods […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The federal agencies and departments of the Great Lakes Interagency Task Force announced opportunities for the public to provide input to a planned update of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan. The updated Action Plan would direct Great Lakes restoration for fiscal years 2015-2019. The public may comment directly to the federal agencies and […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Lee County plans to begin design and permitting in March to help restore almost 150,000 cubic yards of sand on Bonita Beach, which has … By Christina Cepero (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, February 22, 2011

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to a Boston Haven flood defense damaged during the December 2013 tidal surge are now finished, meaning the banks at Slippery Gowt are stronger than ever before. The improved defense will help reduce the risk of flooding to more than 500 homes and businesses including the Haven Business Park. Operations Manager Leigh Edlin said: […]

  • 27 September 2011

    Martin County Commissioner Doug Smith said Monday he wants county residents to help decide how to raise $4 million a year to dredge the St…   More info: tcpalm By George Andreassi [mappress] Source: tcpalm, September 27, 2011;

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Steilacoom’s comprehensively updated shoreline master program. Steilacoom’s shoreline program will govern the protection, use and development of 2.6 miles of marine shoreline and 1.1 miles of stream shores in the town. Steilacoom is one of nearly 80 local governments that have completed their updates. […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Pacific’s updated shoreline master program. The program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 41 acres of floodplain and 1.4 miles of shoreline along the White River in the city. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), applauded President Barack Obama’s allocating $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Passaic River Reevaluation Study in his proposed national budget for Fiscal Year 2013. The proposed funding follows the lawmakers’ request to the […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman announced a $6 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Ishpeming, Michigan, at an event there today with Mayor Pat Scanlon. The city will use the grant to eliminate mercury contamination in the Deer Lake “Area of Concern” on Lake Superior. “This grant will allow […]

  • 29 December 2009

    NEW ORLEANS  — With the recession showing signs of ebbing, Gulf of Mexico ports hope hundreds of millions of dollars in expansion projects proposed before the downturn will help them capture more trade as the world economy recovers… Source:latimes,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the City of Sunny Isles Beach traveled recently to Tallahassee to attend the State Legislative Sessions and meet with representatives of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to discuss beach renourishment. Last year, the Army Corps completed a sand renourishment project that brought 150,000 cubic yards of sand to the beach. […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor, NY, on May 17 and will continue through mid-June. As part of the two-year $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the federal navigation channel this year. […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is reviewing options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (EEFCRMS).  Although funding is yet to be secured, the scheme’s […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced $1,206,000 in federal funding to carry out projects to reduce future flood risk to the Stockade Historic District in the City of Schenectady from the adjacent Mohawk River. The neighborhood has experienced repetitive flooding, and suffered extensive damages from Hurricane Irene […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded New Jersey a nearly $900,000 Regional Coastal Resilience Grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in northeastern Monmouth County develop a regional plan to address the impacts of coastal hazards and storm surge. The planning project, called New Jersey Fostering […]