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  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Long Beach (CA) announced few days ago that ribbon cutting celebration planned for the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project will take place at 9:30 am, on Saturday, May 20. “We’ve made major strides improving the Colorado Lagoon over the past few years and these latest enhancements will help return the Lagoon back to […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway to re-open the mouth of the San Elijo Lagoon at Cardiff State Beach by excavating the sands to allow ocean water back in, reports the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy. According to the Conservancy, it is that time of year when the lagoon’s connection to the ocean—the inlet—closes when blocked by accumulated sand and sediment. […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sand replenishment operations started last week at Cardiff State Beach, marking one of the first milestones in a $120 million, four-year effort to restore the San Elijo Lagoon. During the last week, restoration crews completed the assembly of a dredge in the San Elijo Lagoon’s central basin and started with pumping of nearly 8,000 […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners have unanimously agreed to fund a $26.3 million project to improve water and habitat quality of the Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach, in exchange for environmental mitigation credits that would allow for future development at the nation’s second-busiest seaport. The project calls for re-establishing the tidal flow between […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach City Council has approved the next phase of the Colorado Lagoon’s restoration, to further enhance the ecological value of the Lagoon through the creation of additional aquatic resources. The restoration project will establish new aquatic resources and essential fish habitat through balanced hydraulic dredging and filling of the Lagoon site. The floating […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Doug Gibson, the executive director of the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, together with regional and local officials including Encinitas Mayor, Catherine Blakespear, and Senator Patricia Bates, gathered last week at the lagoon’s nature center to break ground on a historic restoration of the nearly 1,000-acre reserve.  The first phase of the restoration, which kicked […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A partnership project to restore six acres of wetlands and enhance 30 more at Indian River Lagoon Preserve State Park is set to kick off in late July. “It’s through projects like this we can continue addressing issues throughout the Indian River Lagoon and see long-term recovery begin,” said St. Johns River Water Management District […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commission approved yesterday an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for an additional $800,000 in funding for a project to reduce pollution, identify sources of muck and reduce muck inputs to the Indian River Lagoon. This latest appropriation builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two […]

  • 17 November 2011

    City officials said they are confident there will be minimal neighborhood impacts during the latest phase of the Colorado Lagoon restoration…   By Jonathan Van Dyke (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, November 17, 2011;

  • 6 July 2011

    The Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project will most likely receive almost $4 million in grants at tonight’s 5 p.m. City Council meeting to … (belmontshore) [mappress] Source: belmontshore, July 6, 2011;

  • 10 March 2011

    Foes of the lagoon restoration project lobbied the council last week to address the issue. By Paul Sisolak (malibutimes) [mappress] Source: malibutimes, March 10, 2011  

  • 21 April 2011

    Opponents of the State Parks sponsored Malibu Lagoon Restoration and Enhancement Project are raising a host of new questions… More info: malibusurfsidenews BY SUZANNE GULDIMANN [mappress] Source: malibusurfsidenews, April 21, 2011    

  • 2 December 2010

    Malibu Lagoon restoration opponents’ biggest obstacle is raising enough money in legal fees to file a lawsuit against the project. Rushing… By Paul Sisolak (malibutimes) [mappress] Source: malibutimes, December 2, 2010;

  • 1 June 2011

    A judge in San Francisco has put the brakes on a planned restoration project at Malibu Lagoon.   By Molly Peterson (scpr) [mappress] Source: scpr, June 1, 2011      

  • 7 December 2010

    Several environmental groups filed suit against the California Coastal Commission to stop a plan to restore the Malibu Lagoon…   (ktla) [mappress] Source: ktla, December 7, 2010;

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project (SELRP) is now available for public review and comment. The proposed project requires evaluation pursuant to both CEQA and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) because of federal, state, and local discretionary actions. Given the proposed project’s complexity and range […]

  • 21 March 2011

    After five years of deconstruction, a project to bring 150 acres of Del Mar wetlands back to their natural state is all but complete. BY JONATHAN HORN (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, March 21, 2011    

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A public forum on the ‘Save Our Indian River Lagoon’ project and November sales tax referendum will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 22, at the Gleason Park Recreation Center in Indian Harbour Beach. ‘The Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan’ is a 10-year strategy to restore lagoon health. The plan is designed […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $10 million in grant funding to Brevard County last week for the removal of up to 350,000 cubic yards of muck in the Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries. “Governor Scott and Florida’s legislative leaders are committed to improving the health of the Indian River Lagoon,” said […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach reopens tomorrow, August 25, in a special event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to mark the completion of a major restoration of the site. The Port of Long Beach has partnered with the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and the City of Long Beach in the restoration of this […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff State Beach is one of five beaches, and the only on the West Coast, awarded the nation’s Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Local elected officials and representatives with San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, and California State Parks gathered yesterday morning […]

  • 18 April 2011

    The town will ask county environmental resources managers to appear at the May 10 Town Council meeting to answer questions about a Lake… By DAVID ROGERS (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, April 18, 2011  

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida DEP, state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the start of muck dredging from the Eau Gallie River last week at Ballard Park in Melbourne. “This project exemplifies the progress possible in improving conditions in the Indian River Lagoon through partnerships,” said […]

  • 14 April 2011

    After more than three hours of public testimony and a lengthy debate, the Malibu City Council, with Councilmember Laura Rosenthal absent… More info: malibusurfsidenews BY SUZANNE GULDIMANN [mappress] Source: malibusurfsidenews, April 14, 2011    

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners reports. The dredging operations, expected to take four years to complete, officially started last week. The project entails hydraulic dredging of the Grand Canal system […]