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  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on its proposal to certify the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2017 Nationwide Permits. DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board, may issue a final certification decision on a Corps permit if the permit meets the requirements of the Virginia Water […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will host a public hearing Friday, August 12 at Melvin Price Locks and Dam in Alton, Ill, aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI. The hearing is open to the public and scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. “Anyone with an interest is invited to present their views and suggestions on matters affecting […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing will take place in March to consider outstanding objections to a Flood Protection Scheme (FPS) for the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. Following a consultation on the scheme, 12 objections were received – four were resolved through negotiation but the others remain outstanding. The scheme is designed to reduce future flood […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold two public exhibitions in Devon in order to present proposed flood defenses for the area. According to the EA release, drop-in sessions have been arranged for people in Bampton and Tiverton to see the plans that will reduce flood risk in their towns. The first public exhibition is about Bampton and takes […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A plan to extend a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program for repairing critical riverbank erosion sites became available for public review December 23, 2014, as the Corps and California’s Central Valley Flood Protection Board released their draft post-authorization change report and environmental document for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The plan describes potential […]

  • 7 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has postponed public meetings that were scheduled to be held later this month regarding rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The meetings were scheduled for Sept. 22-25 at various locations in south Florida.  The meetings are being postponed due to delays associated with […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion Thursday to explore the potential for P3s for America’s ports and waterways. With the recovery of the import and export trade volumes after reductions in 2008 and 2009, many port authorities in the United States are looking to plan, […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s 2017 Annual Public Meeting was held last Thursday, May 25, at the Island Sailing Club. During the meeting, Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh delivered a presentation covering the highlights and challenges for the Cowes, and reported on the Commission’s progress against six strategic objectives from CHC’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021. Mr McIntosh reminded […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The IJC is inviting public comment on a report that examines whether the regulation of outflows from Lake Superior might be improved to take into consideration the evolving needs of users on Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie. The report also examines the potential future impacts of climate change,dredging, a management strategy to better anticipate […]

  • 16 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is about to close public comment period on the proposed amendment to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) for the Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay Project. According to the release, the Council is proposing to approve $768,680 in implementation funding for the State of Florida Palm […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a notice stating that it will conduct a series of listening sessions by webinar for public input to inform the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform & Development act of 2014 (WRRDA 14). Each of the listening sessions will cover a different collection of the […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The National Audit Office found in the course of its audit that state-owned company AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) repeatedly ignored the Public Procurement Act during the construction of Muuga Container Terminal and failed to exercise due diligence as expected, which resulted in the company incurring 2.42 million euros in unjustified and avoidable costs. […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has extended the public comment period for the draft Martis Creek master plan update and accompanying environmental assessment by two weeks, meaning comments can now be submitted for consideration until January 3, 2015. The master plan, which guides the management of natural and cultural resources and development […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental report related to the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The comment period for the final environmental impact statement on the Herbert Hoover Dike Dam Safety Modification Study opened, June 3, and will remain […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Beaches Commission will hold a regional public hearing on the state of the Metropolitan Region’s public beaches in Revere, Winthrop and East Boston on June 7th, at the Jack Satter House in Revere. Metropolitan Beaches Commission Co-Chair Senator Thomas McGee of Lynn, who has served on the Commission since its inception in 2007 […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Bainbridge Island’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposal will guide construction and development in the city’s 54 miles of marine shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. The city’s locally tailored shoreline […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have public meetings to discuss the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Study. The meetings are scheduled for today, at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) at the Prado Dam Resident Office visitor center, 2493 Pomona-Rincon Road, Corona, California. Col. Aaron Barta, commander of the […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has released for public comment the DuPage River draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment. The draft report provides a recommended plan to address flood risk on the DuPage River and its tributaries in the counties of DuPage and Will in Illinois. The study was completed in […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new program to manage river and lake shorelines in Cowlitz County is available for public review and comment through May 4, the Washington Department of Ecology just announced. Comments will help in the decision whether to approve the county’s update as written or request changes, Ecology said. Once approved by Ecology, they become part of the […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on March 23 at the Best Western in Sheridan, WY, to gather input on the proposed plan for restoring degraded aquatic habitat in the vicinity of the existing flood control project that exists along Little Goose Creek, Big Goose Creek and Goose Creek in […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Suffolk County and Department of Interior, is about to hold public meetings for the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, NY (FIMP), Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The Corps announced a series of public meetings in Suffolk County, […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public hearing on March 1, 2016 at the Breen Center in Cleveland, OH. The purpose of the public hearing is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make verbal comments regarding the proposed open lake placement of sediment dredged from the upper federal […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has invited the public to attend information sessions on the proposed Centerm Expansion Project, which is currently in the preliminary design phase. Centerm is an existing container terminal operated by DP World Vancouver on the south shore of Vancouver’s inner harbor. The project will include a westward extension of the terminal […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative group for Queensland minerals and energy companies has released its latest fact sheet focusing on shipping, ports and co-existence with the Great Barrier Reef. The fact sheet is the latest component in the ‘Working Alongside the Great Barrier Reef’ public awareness campaign launched last month by the Queensland Resources Council. Its release […]

  • 30 August 2012

    Continued cleanup of environmental contamination is planned in 2013 at the old Custom Plywood mill site on Fidalgo Bay’s western shore in Anacortes. In advance of that work, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) invites the public to comment on draft documents related to the next round of cleanup at Custom Plywood. Comments will be […]