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  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is making it possible for local government units (LGUs) to undertake dredging and river restoration projects without spending taxpayers’ money. This decision was revealed after DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu issued an administrative order rationalizing dredging activities in heavily silted river channels across the country in […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three southeast Ohio boat ramps at Fox Lake, Tycoon Lake and Lake Rupert will receive renovations this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Work is scheduled to begin this month and conclude by the end of August. The boat ramp at Tycoon Lake in Gallia County is currently […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has announced that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded nearly $24 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to four new projects in the state of Alabama. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for seven habitat restoration projects in the 17th year of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. A number of the projects have a resiliency focus this year, including […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Division of Water Resources has awarded $22 million to 13 coastal towns and counties to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence. “Coastal communities are still in the rebuilding and recovery phase more than a year after Hurricane Florence left its devastating impact,” said Michael Regan, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced additional beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach. In the announcement, Pallone said that additional federal dollars will allow for expanded work in these Monmouth County towns. “I’m pleased to announce these additional replenishment projects that will be critical to our beaches and communities in […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District.  President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal would fund two District projects in his plan […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program. “Our ports and harbors along the Oregon coast are critical lifelines for coastal communities, and support […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for $30 million in funding in 2020 by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. According to NOAA, these projects will restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast, increase protection for people and property, and benefit some of America’s richest fisheries: Construction of the West Fourchon […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Rep. DeFazio, along with Senators Wyden and Merkley and Representatives Schrader, […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Chicago Park District are working on additional lakefront stabilization projects, planned in coordination with the Army Corp, that will protect Chicago’s shoreline from Lake Michigan water levels. The joint project will protect Juneway Beach, Rogers Beach and Howard Beach on the far North Side from erosion. It will […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to support coastal resilience, the Texas General Land Office (GLO) committed $6.6 million through the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) to support two Ducks Unlimited shoreline protection projects in coastal Texas. The GLO granted $4.5 million in support of a living shoreline project at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and $2.1 million for […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, and Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Patrick Murphy recently showcased 33 shoreline resiliency projects in Monroe County that are receiving an estimated $43 million in state funding through Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and NOAA, joined by partners Shell and TransRe, have announced $30 million in new grants to support coastal resilience projects in 23 states and U.S. territories. The grants will restore or expand natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, coastal rivers, and barrier […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed repairs to levees damaged on three of the tributaries of the Missouri River ahead of schedule. The three projects totaling $707,000 were Pierce-North Branch of the Elkhorn River, Nebraska; Broken Bow-Mud Creek, Nebraska; and Ida Grove/Odebolt Creek, Iowa. According to Bret Budd, Chief of the […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State is providing $43 million to advance 31 projects in Oswego and Cayuga counties as part of the first round of funding under the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). Governor Andrew Cuomo launched REDI in May to increase the resilience of shoreline communities and bolster economic development in the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach will begin in December. As a result of Congressman Pallone’s advocacy, the beach replenishment works will restore more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sand to beaches that suffer from […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Whitsunday Regional Council has officially opened several major restoration projects following Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. These projects include the Conway Beach Seawall, Bowen Front Beach Sewall and the Inverdon Bridge in Bowen. As reported, the recently completed seawalls have transformed the foreshore areas and will protect nearby homes during disaster season. They will help protect […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Sloop Creek and Lavallette Channel next week as the Metedeconk Channels Dredging project in Ocean County is completed ahead of schedule. The $16 million Metedeconk Channels project, which was expected to continue through December 2019, is completing in the […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has announced 17 projects totaling more than $20.85 million that will be funded through the most recent Phase II Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) disbursement. GOMESA was created in 2006 by Congress and shares leasing revenues among the four Gulf oil and gas producing states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13. Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor with a branch headquarters in Covington, Louisiana, won the construction bid. According to […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has partnered with the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, Brevard County, and the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing to replenish portions of the shoreline in Brevard County, Florida. BOEM and its partners signed two separate agreements for the use of up to 1.9 million cubic yards of sand […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]