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  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney and Senator Jack Reed yesterday sent a letter signed by the entire Congressional delegations from Connecticut and Rhode Island to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to express their continued support for the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). While the ELDS is already open since the final designation for the […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed an emergency dredging project in Keweenaw County to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel for commercial and recreational boating. The $246,230 dredging project, undertaken by Marine Tech, LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, through the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, pumped 9,000 cubic yards of sand to a […]

  • 17 February 2011

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has unanimously approved a $123 million dredging and wharf building contract that officially starts construction of the landmark Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project, one of the largest and most ambitious efforts ever undertaken by the Port of Long Beach. The contract covers the first part of a $1 billion […]

  • 24 June 2010

    Long Beach City Council approved a $4.1 million four-year study of the Long Beach breakwater, with hopes of possible reconfiguration to the… [mappress] Source: daily49er, June 24, 2010;

  • 19 April 2012

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and Obama cabinet member Lisa P. Jackson will tour the Port of Long Beach to discuss ongoing and future efforts to reduce environmental impacts from Port development and operations affecting the air, water and land. Since 2008, the Port of Long Beach has been awarded more than $12 million […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, beachfill construction to complete the remaining sections of the Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, began this week. Sand dredged from federal offshore waters is being placed along 11.5 miles of […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles Schumer has announced that a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ effort to study Nassau’s Back Bays and protect countless Long Island communities from storm surges, flooding and more, could simply cease on September 30th unless the feds move to extend and fund its completion. “All the federal work thus far on […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the potential designation of one or more dredged material disposal sites in Eastern Long Island Sound, and will host a public meeting in Groton, Conn. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is looking to work with Napier City and Hastings District Councils to develop a strategy to provide a long term vision for the region’s coastline in light of the predicted impacts of climate change. The move comes in response to a report presented to today’s Environment and Services Committee meeting reviewing […]

  • 28 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to award a contract Friday for a beach replenishment project in the Brant Beach section of the …   By DONNA WEAVER (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, September 28, 2011;

  • 18 July 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will award a contract Tuesday that will allow the long-awaited dredging of the Merrimack River channel and… By Victor Tine [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, July 18, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    YORK, Maine —The Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine, where tankers turn, according to Robert Green, an environmental specialist with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in Portland. The Army Corps has applied to the DEP to move an estimated 100,000 to 250,000 cubic yards of the material […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment project. “We’re busy pumping sand onto Long Beach Island, NJ – 8 million cubic yards in total – all to reduce the risk of future storm damages,” they stated. The […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Joseph S. Saladino, the Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, Long Island, asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to replenish an estimated one million cubic yards of sand washed away from Tobay Beach in a recent storm. Saladino, in a letter to officials at the USACE headquarters in […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.02 billion budget for fiscal year 2014 that includes the Port of Long Beach’s largest-ever capital improvement spending plan. A total of $788 million in capital spending is 6 percent more than last year and leads the planned expenses in the budget that covers the […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday approved a $942 million budget for fiscal year 2013, a 12 percent increase over the past year, reflecting the Port’s growing investment in its facilities and infrastructure modernization. The new budget includes $720 million in capital spending, a 14 percent increase over fiscal year 2012, from […]

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    After two decades of lobbying, several lawsuits and a presidential visit, the long-sought Columbia River channel deepening project will end with a bang… Source: Columbian, October 31, 2009;

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) supported an amendment on Monday to improve funding of the Army Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance account by adding $6.3 million for FY 2012 dredging activities. “This amendment is a short-term step to close a gap in South Louisiana’s dredging needs,” Boustany said. “Adequately dredging […]

  • 10 April 2012

      Port of Long Beach Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle and Orient Overseas Container Line CEO Phillip Chow signed a $4.6 billion, 40-year lease for the new Middle Harbor container terminal at a ceremony at OOCL’s Hong Kong headquarters on Tuesday, April 3. The inking of the historic agreement was celebrated by officials from the […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Tom Watershed Council has received the Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award for its dedication to improving water quality and reviving fish and wildlife habitat while being mindful of channel maintenance and flooding concerns. In addition, former LTWC board member and active participant Tony Stroda has been awarded the Department of […]

  • 21 March 2012

    Harbor Resources Manager, Chris Miller, stated that the deadline for completing the Newport harbor dredging project has been missed due to complications, and now the Newport Beach officials have until June to get the next project phase underway, reports Daily Pilot. Approximately 350,000 cubic yards of silt and mud were targeted late last year for […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    A $40 million project deepening the Port of Long Beach Main Channel to allow safer transit for the largest ships including oil tankers was… [mappress] Source: Port of Long Beach, June 9, 2010

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    American Marine Co. is waiting for permit approval to dredge Kíkíaola Harbor. Work could resume as soon as Monday… Source: Honolulu Advertiser, November 28, 2009;

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut’s City of New Haven – Parks and Engineering Department is seeking a permit from the USACE’s New England District to conduct work in conjunction with beach nourishment in New Haven, CT. According to an official announcement, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound in New Haven Harbor at 60-168 Townsend Avenue in […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release the draft report and immediately thereafter hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) project. “The Army Corps should release the draft plan and engage with the community ASAP. Public meetings will allow […]