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  • 14 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 8-14, 2019).   Curtin Maritime Bags Crescent City Harbor Dredging Gig Curtin Maritime Corporation has been selected as the best bidder for the Crescent City Harbor maintenance dredging project in California.   Port Authority of Douala Expands Dredging Fleet […]

  • 12 October 2010

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 31 and TAMU 42) June 5-8, 2011 at the “Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The theme of this conference “Enhancing the Economy Through Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District has announced the award of a $9.2-million contract for an environmental remediation project at the Sharon Steel Farrell Works Disposal Area Superfund Site located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. USACE awarded the contract to Cape Environmental Management, Inc. of Norcross, Georgia. The project represents the first superfund effort […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state is nearing completion of their independent investigation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River. At Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, DEC launched a sampling effort this summer to fully assess the nature and extent of contamination left behind […]

  • 7 May 2010

    To protect the Upper and Lower Hudson River in the next phase of the Upper Hudson River dredging project, GE today urged a panel of independent scientists to recommend the establishment of firm, accountable, science-based standards to ensure that dredging itself does not slow down the river’s environmental recovery.The independent scientists are peer reviewers who […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, LLC, a world class manufacturer of portable cutter suction dredges was invited by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to join twelve other U.S. companies on a trade mission to the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand in September 2013. Charles Sinunu, International Sales Director for DSC Dredge, as well as DSC local representatives in […]

  • 13 September 2011

    Troy Lock, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has officially reopened to allow marine traffic following post-Irene cleanup work and inspections. Tropical Storm Irene caused flooding up and down the Hudson River, including at the navigation lock just north of Albany, and sent debris large and small down the Hudson […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a sunken dredge and capsized tugboat in lower Lake Huron early Thursday morning. There were no injuries reported, but a 500-foot diesel sheen has been reported. The Coast Guard was notified that at 4:35 a.m., the motor vessel Arthur J., a 110-foot dredge, sank and the motor […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Shaw Group Inc. today announced that its Environmental & Infrastructure Group has been awarded a contract to operate the sediment processing facility for the second phase of the General Electric Company’s Hudson River dredging project. The facility is located in Fort Edward, N.Y., and includes a barge terminal, dewatering building, water treatment plant and […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced that more than 612,000 cubic yards of river bottom sediment contaminated with PCBs were removed from the upper Hudson River during 2013, exceeding the annual goal of 350,000 cubic yards for this historic dredging project. This is similar to the amount dredged in 2012 when more than 650,000 […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 14 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 8-14, 2019).   DEME Bags Elbe Deepening Contract DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany.   Jan De […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York Canal Corporation has just announced an update on the upper Hudson River dredging project. This capital cleanup program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe does not agree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to clean up the Grasse River. “We appreciate EPA’s recognition of the Indian Meadows as reservation lands and the recognition of our status as an Environmental Justice community because of the disproportionate impact on this community from the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins yesterday described approval of the bill S. 612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN), as a good news for western New York. According to Higgins, the approval of the WIIN Act is delivering support for projects enhancing local waterways, improving water infrastructure and rebuilding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Enbridge plans to continue unfinished dredging works at three major impoundment areas, including Morrow Lake and Delta in 2014. Because the Company failed to complete the required dredging, under the EPA’s March 14, 2013, order, by Dec. 31, 2013, the Comstock Township dredge pad construction is planed for this month. On Feb. 17, 2014, Comstock […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill. “The ongoing cleanup of the Great Lakes has helped transform our region into an […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Removal of the second and largest of three dams from the Raritan River in Somerset County, which will help open up a 10-mile stretch of the middle and upper portions of the river to fish migration for the first time in more than a century, has started this morning, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the lower 14 mile section of the Sheboygan River a hazardous waste site under the EPA Superfund legislation in 1986. A Sheboygan River Dredging Workgroup was established in August of 2009 to assist in coordinating these projects, and is represented by officials from the EPA Region 5, Great Lakes […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced adoption of two Basin Management Action Plans in southwest Florida, one for Hendry Creek and Imperial River and the other for the Caloosahatchee River. Department Secretary Herschel Vinyard joined city and county officials at the celebration to kick off implementation of these critical water quality cleanup plans. “One […]

  • 13 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 31 and TAMU 42) June 5-8, 2011 at the “Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The theme of this conference “Enhancing the Economy Through Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced a comprehensive agreement between the Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires Exelon to invest more than $200 million in environmental projects and operational enhancements to improve water quality in the Lower Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Commenting the latest news, Governor Hogan […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA is issuing its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA include the South […]