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  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday provided the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) a proposed list of impaired waterways in West Virginia. The list includes 1,176 waterways previously designated as impaired by the State, and an additional 255 waterways identified by EPA, based on the State’s current water quality standards. EPA took this […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed plan to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site, the city’s chief industrial waterway located on the south end of Elliott Bay. The release of the sediment cleanup plan marks the beginning of a public comment period. “The Duwamish is Seattle’s river. This plan is the […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the Royal River Federal Navigation Project in Yarmouth, Maine. The Federal project consists of an 8-foot Federal navigation channel with a project depth of – 8 feet at Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) and the 6-foot Federal anchorage area with a […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the New Haven Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in New Haven, Conn. The authorized project provides for a navigation channel 35 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW) from Long Island Sound to the confluence at the Quinnipiac River. In addition […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fox Waterway Agency has proposed constructing a 29-acre in-lake sediment storage and dewatering facility (SDF) using beneficially reused dredged sediment. The Fox Waterway Agency will improve navigation by hydraulically and mechanically dredging sediment from the Chain O’Lakes and Fox River and transporting the material via pumping or barge to the newly constructed island. The […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal that includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is expected […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, the newly-elected state senate district representative, and new chair of the Senate Resources Committee, may have uncovered a solution to allow dredging to take place in certain flood-prone streams and creek beds, and thus significantly help the Seward area’s flood prevention efforts. The issue came up during the first town hall […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal Navigation Project in the Housatonic River in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 100,000 cubic yards of sandy material from shoal areas of the Housatonic River south of the […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Port Technology reports that the Port Evaluation Management (Port-Evo) has this week proposed an investment of around US$1 billion for the redevelopment of Mongla Port. This announcement was made following a meeting between the UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. In the meeting, Hague said that Port-Evo […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Manila Times reports that Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero wants private sector to help solve the worsening flood problem in Metro Manila and other parts of the country. He said the government and the private sector should get their acts together to solve the perennial flood problem. “The task of solving the flood problem cannot […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking comment on three proposed rules published today in The Federal Register that would revise the size definitions for small businesses in the Utilities; Construction; and Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sectors. The proposed revisions reflect changes in marketplace conditions. The proposed rule for the Utilities sector will revise the […]

  • 18 July 2012

    EPA has issued a Proposed Cleanup Plan Amendment for the cleanup of dioxin at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. Dioxins are toxic chemicals that naturally exist in the environment and can be released into the environment through forest fires, backyard burning of trash, certain industrial activities, and residue from […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging/excavation of the Inner Basin shoal at the Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project on Block Island, Rhode Island. The proposed work involves removal of the northeast shoal in the 15-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Inner Basin of the Harbor of Refuge […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of Cuttyhunk Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Gosnold, on Cuttyhunk Island, Mass. The authorized Federal Navigation Project provides for a channel, 10 feet deep and 75 feet wide, from the outer harbor to the westerly terminal in the inner harbor. It also […]

  • 28 March 2012

    The North American Metals business of Sims Metal Management (SMM) has announced a proposal to expand and upgrade its facility at the Port of Redwood City, California, according to the company. Sims Metal Management is proposing to invest up to $10 million dollars to upgrade the location to become “a full-service shredding, processing, and export […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Citing numerous instances in which Federal officials have ignored environmental laws, regulations and rules of procedure; improperly driven up the cost of the Lower Fox River cleanup; and generally prevented the company from having its day in court, Appleton Papers Inc. (API) sought a new approach for resolving enforcement litigation involving the Lower Fox River […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform repairs to the east breakwater of the Stonington Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Stonington, Conn. The Corps estimates that approximately 3,000 tons of new stone will be needed to restore the damaged sections of the east breakwater to its authorized dimensions. “Several […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing periodic maintenance dredging and advanced maintenance dredging of a portion of the Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in New Hampshire and Maine. The authorized FNP in Portsmouth Harbor and the Piscataqua River consists of a main ship channel, 35 feet […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) recently proposed a new land reclamation project that would make use of solid waste and…   (taipeitimes) [mappress] Source: taipeitimes, January 11, 2012;

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Construction of a dredge excess material transfer station in a residential nearby area off Long Creek is postponed. After the residents resisted the initial plan, according to which a permanent dredge transfer station was going to be located in a residential area on Maple Street, the Beaches and Waterways Commission, an advisory group to the […]

  • 27 October 2011

    The regional director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and acting chairman of the Regional Development Council (RDC… By Oliver T. Baccay (pia) [mappress] Source: pia, October 27, 2011

  • 20 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing a maintenance and improvement dredging project in the Hampton Harbor located in the town’s of … By Patrick Cronin (seacoastonline) [mappress] Source: seacoastonline, September 20, 2011;

  • 29 August 2011

    The Dutch Company Van Oord proposed for an artificial island in the Caspian Sea near the Avaz Sea Resort of Turkmenistan, the local media… (trend) [mappress] Source: trend, August 29, 2011;

  • 19 August 2011

    The public has through the end of the month to comment on proposed pollution cleanup options estimated to cost $5.75 million for six locations adjacent to… More info: ourmidland By Tony Lascari [mappress] Source: ourmidland, August 19, 2011

  • 5 August 2011

    The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, announced to propose to his Costa Rican counterpart, Laura Chinchilla, organize a global… (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, August 5, 2011

  • 22 July 2011

    Addressing the Indonesia International Conference- Focus On Indonesian Economy 2011, APM Terminals Asia-Pacific Regional Director of Portfolio Management, Michael Lund Hansen, noted the impressive recent growth of the Indonesian economy, but cautioned on the need for port and inland infrastructure to keep up with the nation’s development requirements. “Indonesia is not growing at its full […]