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  • 26 January 2012

    The DuPont City Council has authorized the city’s mayor to sign a settlement agreement allowing development of a plan to restore the Sequalitchew Creek watershed, including Edmond Marsh. The Settlement Agreement also allows CalPortland Co. (CalPortland) to apply for gravel mining and reclamation permits in areas adjacent to its existing mine. The City Council, by […]

  • 26 January 2012

    In a unanimous vote on Wednesday, 111 members of the South Carolina House of Representatives rebuked Gov. Nikki Haley and the SCDHEC Board, which supported a permit allowing the State of Georgia to dredge the Savannah River to deepen port facilities in Savannah. A bipartisan bill sponsored by Charleston Reps. Leon Stavrinakis (D) and Jim […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Expansion of one of the world’s most important shipping routes brings with it a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the marine industry, experts claim. Expanded sections of the Panama Canal are due to open in 2014 following an eight-year programme to widen and deepen the waterway in order to increase capacity for […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Natural Resources and Engineering Departments have initiated the planning for the Pocasset River dredging project. “There is also planning contemplated for a town-wide dredging permit that would cove dredge projects along the approach to the Cohasset Narrows off Taylors Point and the south channel below Bassets Island in Cataumet where the channel is narrowing,” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Okaloosa County commissioners abolished the beach renourishment project, but they will maintain the county’s five year dredging permit. The County commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday night to consider abolishing property assessed annual fees, or MSBU funding, to pay for the project. A lot of residents showed up at the Emerald Coast Convention Center to […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Galveston Bay Foundation met with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District last week to view and discuss a dredging project near Carancahua Point in West Galveston Bay on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. GBF and many local fishermen have been concerned about the dredge material being placed upon seagrasses that have […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of the […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Santa Rosa Island Authority plans to bring in some new sand to combat the erosion on the Pensacola Beach, but that takes a permit from the federal government. Officials want to replenish the Pensacola Beach with sand from the gulf, but getting the federal government’s permit can take some time. The Island Authority has […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard issued a final order Thursday approving the permit to restore the beach on Okaloosa Island. Vinyard’s decision gives Okaloosa County permission to complete the $12 million restoration of 2.9 miles of public beach. The controversial project would add about 913,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from […]

  • 29 December 2011

    In a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers, MPOA Director Arline Barhke rebuts a response by MPOA President Dick Hilton to public comments about the Wonder Lake dredging project. The Master Property Owners Association plans to dredge 500,000 to 600,000 cubic yards of sediment from Wonder Lake to improve navigability. The $5.9 million dredging […]

  • 29 December 2011

    A multi-million dollar project to open Blind Pass may have reached its limit. The beautiful blue waters of the pass separate Sanibel and Captiva. In 2009, Lee County spent $3.2 Million to clear out 130,000 cubic yards of sand to open the pass, which had been closed since 2001. But Joe Caputo, who fishes at […]

  • 28 December 2011

    On Dec. 9, the state of Florida issued a permit that would allow Lee County to dredge Blind Pass. The county expects a federal permit sometime in January. County officials hope to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand that has flowed into the pass since it was opened by a $3.2 million project in 2009. […]

  • 26 December 2011

    The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded a $350,000 grant to four towns in Morris and Passaic counties for Passaic River Basin stream and river desnagging and clearing efforts to improve the flow of water and help alleviate future flooding problems, Commissioner Bob Martin announced recently. The grant is another step in the Christie Administration’s […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Town of Emerald Isle approved plan for a large beach nourishment project presented by Town Manager Frank Rush at its December meeting that would combine two projects into one if state funding is approved in 2012. The town plans to request $3 million from the state to help bolster funding for the proposal, which […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Planning Commission has given Investment clearance for the scheme “Flood Protection works for River Banks of Ghatprabha River (Ch. Km 4.953 – Km 6.933) at Gokak Town of Belgaum District of Karnataka”. Estimated to cost Rs 34.07 crore, the project shall be completed by the financial year 2012-13 and Plan accounts would be closed […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Sierra Gold Corporation has announced October and November 2011 gold recovery results. The company recovered 59 ounces from its support operations bringing its year to date gold recovery to 378 ounces. Additionally, Sierra Gold Corp. has received the dredging permit for its Pampana River operations and has launched the first dredge. Despite high river levels […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The Manama Municipal Council is planning to inspect a number of reclamation permits, types of permit, reasons given for reclamation and permit expiry dates in order to look into allegations of land reclamation violations filled five years ago. Although the Council paused reclamation in Karbabad and in Tubli Bay in September, the areas with the […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation set a public hearing on the proposed Ithaca Dredging Project for today. The public hearing will be held at the Ithaca Common Council Chambers, Ithaca City Hall, 108 Green St. The due date for accepting written remarks on the draft is December 16. The document can be […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The West Calcasieu Port board of commissioners decided this week to award the contract for the expansion dredging of the port’s west barge basin to Apollo Environmental Strategies, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas. During a competitive public bid process, eight bids were submitted among which the lowest bid of $2,117,835 was the successful one. Lynn Hohensee, […]

  • 6 December 2011

      Plans for a sand-dredging operation in the floodplain beside the Kansas River north of Eudora will be up for approval Wednesday night by …   By Mark Fagan (ljworld) [mappress] Source: ljworld, December 6, 2011;

  • 5 December 2011

    A permit to dredge a channel near Catfish Bay was issued to the Lake Havasu Marine Association last week. A half-mile long channel is located three miles north of Windsor. It will stretch 50-feet wide and its present average depth of about two feet will be deepened to 4-feet. The deadline for completing the project […]

  • 5 December 2011

    State and county officials are considering preparation for next year being keenly cautious in relation to the state’s reservoirs. Randy Julander, a supervisor with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, explained that the reservoirs are almost full and that there is a possibility of overflowing even before snow melting in 2012. Julander […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Astra Resources PLC has signed an agreement with Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on iron sands project in Philippines. The joint venture’s purpose is dredging, developing and managing the iron sands reserves in the Cagayan River Delta located in the Cagayan Valley Region and off-shore in the North Eastern part of Luzon in […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Environmental groups and conservation officials have taken opposite sides on dredging Lake George’s large deltas expanded over the last several decades at the mouths of Hague Brook, Finkle Brook and English Brook. The Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Lake George Association have been pursuing efforts for three years to obtain permits […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had requested that S.C. Governor Nikki Haley asks her board to give a hearing to an appeal by the Army Corps of Engineers, which was seeking a permit as part of Georgia’s dredging project. On November 10, DHEC board heard the appeal and awarded the permit. South Carolina congress protested the […]