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  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to an upcoming open house to learn more about a recently completed draft study for the Occidental Chemical cleanup site in Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway, Washington State Department of Ecology just announced. The study lays out potential cleanup options and methods. The site was contaminated from decades of chemical manufacturing, ship building and […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting in Poughkeepsie, NY, next week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the first of two meetings that are being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to hold another public meeting that will discuss the EPA’s second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. The meeting is set for August 9th and will take place at John Jay College in Midtown Manhattan. This is the third public meeting to present […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has announced the availability of the Draft Limited Reevaluation Report and Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (Draft HSLRR/SEA) and General Conformity (GC) Determination which supports the draft Statement of Conformity (dSOC) for the Raritan Bay and Sandy […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public meeting May 4 about the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project to update the public on the current plan and get feedback to better the project. The meeting will take place at the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area and State Park Headquarters […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are extending the public comment period for comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The public comment period has been extended to January 8, 2015. Documents pertaining to the project are available for viewing online. Together, government and […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program (ICMP) will host three public meetings over the next two weeks to present and answer questions about the Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control (CNPC) Program. Nonpoint source pollution comes from many diffuse sources, and since it cannot be traced to any one source, it is everyone’s […]

  • 25 February 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has noted the findings of Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s probity inquiry into the potential conflicts of interest of two members of the board of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for the Australian Marine Conservation Society, said the Marine Park […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Detailed application plans for the Fehmarnbelt fixed link have been put on display to the German public by the authorities in Schleswig-Holstein. As is the practice in Demark, the German regulatory approval process for the Fehmarnbelt project is conducted in full transparency and dialogue with all stakeholders. One result of this is that all documents […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Jordanian government has issued a report at the end of March 2014 compiled by financial, legal and business experts, representing a variety of market sectors in Jordan to access the operations of privatized entities. The report showed the success of privatization efforts depends on operational structures, transparency of operations, market structure, expenditure, and the […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has rescheduled the Harpers Slough Habitat and Rehabilitation public meeting to June 19. This meeting at Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank Community Center, 370 Main Street, Lansing, Iowa, 6-8 p.m., will be informal to allow for an open exchange of information. A short slide show will be […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Australian Greens Senator for Queensland, Larissa Waters, will host a public meeting in Gladstone tonight to discuss the future of the Great Barrier Reef, and the tourism and fishing industries that depend on it. The rash of port developments planned for the coastline could result in 55 Melbourne Cricket Grounds worth of dredging, with some […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has studied flood risk management and reliability improvements for the seven levee units in the Kansas City metropolitan area and is seeking review and public comment on the information presented within the Draft Final Feasibility Report (DFFR). The study was conducted at the request and with […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Jan. 10, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland. The information session and public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie West Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 1900 Fulton Road. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will host a meeting on June 25 to discuss the latest Environmental Assessment for the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Plan. The meeting will also update landowners within the western and southern reaches of […]

  • 10 August 2011

    The boardwalks that fan out from Lake Wyman and Rutherford parks off busy Fifth Avenue are entrances into a bucolic, untamed nature… (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel, August 10, 2011

  • 6 July 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up the ground water at the NL Industries, Inc. Superfund site in Pedricktown, New Jersey that is contaminated with heavy metals, including lead and cadmium. The 44-acre site is a former lead smelting facility where lead from old automotive batteries were drained of […]

  • 8 November 2011

    EPA New England announces a series of informational public meetings to present EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative for the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site. The meetings are scheduled for: – Tues. Nov. 8 at 7 pm to be held at the North Providence Town Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 2000 Smith Street, North Providence, R.I. […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 17 May 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding public meetings in both states next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to clean […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently completed a draft Environmental Assessment for a proposed Sand Hill River Ecosystem Restoration Project, 20 miles southeast of Crookston, Minn. The Corps, in partnership with the Sand Hill River Watershed District, is proposing to construct rock fill rapids to serve as a fish passage at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an informational session about its regulatory program on June 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dreamcatcher Bed and Breakfast in Craig, Alaska. This event should be particularly meaningful for landowners, contractors, businesses and others interested in the Corps’ regulatory responsibilities and services. Discussion topics will […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The Department of Ecology (Ecology) is inviting the public to comment on a proposed amended Agreed Order for investigating sediments that are potentially contaminated with dioxins at the Port of Olympia (port). This legal agreement requires the port to investigate and plan for cleaning up contamination in an expanded study area surrounding the port peninsula. […]

  • 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 […]