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  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Task Force has just approved several important coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. CWPPRA Task Force meeting scheduled for January was canceled due to the high water stages on the Mississippi River. In lieu of meeting, the Task Force electronically voted, January 22nd 2016, and approved restoration projects […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Los Angeles District, will begin in early May removal of some of the temporary protective barriers that were placed along the most vulnerable reaches of the Los Angeles River. These barriers were placed as an interim risk reduction measure due to the reduced capacity in these sections from accumulated sediment and vegetation. Initial focus […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Delta Coalition is hosting ‘Boil for the Bayou’ on August 1 at Bayou Barriere Golf Club in Belle Chasse from 2-6 pm.  This event will be a Restoration Expo, which will allow the coastal parish communities to learn about coastal restoration projects from representatives of state agencies, engineering firms and NGOs. Exhibitors […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Jason Kirk, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, spoke to reporters briefly following a meeting with U.S. Rep. Brian Mast in Port St. Lucie last week.  Col. Kirk met with the congressman to provide the latest information related to the Corps’ review of options under consideration to meet the state […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Belle Chasse, LA, on April 25, 2019, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal restoration projects that will […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Mile Point, located on the St. Johns River near Naval Station Mayport, is nearing completion, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. The Mile Point area experienced limited navigation during ebb tide because of difficult cross-currents at the convergence of the river with the Intracoastal Waterway, USACE […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    An $895,000 contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa for the restoration of a backwater at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb. The proposed project will restore the connection between Middle Decatur’s backwater lake and the Missouri River. The backwater serves […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District released for public comment yesterday the Bubbly Creek, South Branch Chicago River final integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment. The study was completed in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development. The final report provides a recommendation by the district’s commander for an […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has awarded a $498,973.45 contract for aquatic and riverbank ecosystem restoration throughout Strawberry, Boom, Blueberry, and Little Blueberry islands within the Menominee River area of concern (AOC) located between Marinette, WI and Menominee, MI. The work is being conducted through the USACE Detroit District, under the authority […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just announced that their Coastal Connections event will take place on August 6, 2019, at Port Sulphur Community Center, 278 Civic Drive, Port Sulphur, LA. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a restoration plan development workshop for the Silver Springs Group and Silver River. This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 24, at Marion County Growth Services, 2710 East Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, Florida. “Silver Springs is […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The DEQ  announced $3 million in grants statewide to improve water quality in Michigan’s lakes and streams. The grants, issued through Michigan’s Nonpoint Source Program, support development of watershed plans to improve water quality as well as funding for existing program activities. Several of the projects will result in water bodies meeting water quality standards. […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane has been re-appointed to serve on the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force by Governor Ron DeSantis. The Task Force is comprised of 14 members including federal, tribal, state, and local representatives, to develop policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects, and activities that address the restoration, preservation, and protection of the South […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has adopted a long-term restoration plan for Orange Creek basin. The restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, identifies strategies and projects that will be implemented by the department in conjunction with local governments over the next five years to improve the water quality of […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta. The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang. According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has updated the status and shared the implementation timeline of the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The update indicates that the expected release of the draft environmental impact statement for this project will be November 2022, and a record of decision is expected by February 2024. […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) titled “Duckabush Estuary Restoration Project”. According to the WDFW’s latest announcement, they prepared this Draft SEIS in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and other relevant state laws and regulations. The Draft SEIS is now […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) on March 31, 2017.  A CDF is a dewatering site in the dredging process. When dredging takes place, there will be a mixture of water and sediment pumped to the disposal facility and the […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cashmere developer George Valison has successfully restored the shoreline of Mission Creek. This fall, native plantings were installed in the bio-engineered shoreline restoration design, completing requirements of a 2014 settlement with the Washington Department of Ecology. A rock retaining wall also was removed as part of the restoration project. “We’re appreciative of the timeliness in […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District released for public comment the “Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries, Illinois and Wisconsin Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment,” Sept. 3, 2013. The document outlines a variety of potential flood risk management and ecosystem restoration projects that could be implemented along the Upper Des Plaines […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues the work on Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Restoration project in Barataria Basin. The project – part of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program better known as BUDMAT – is aimed to restore 78 acres of marsh ridge habitat. This program uses dredged river sediment to […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and The National Park Service will host a public open house on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, to discuss the results of an environmental assessment regarding the Canal Diversion Dam in the Cuyahoga River. The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Happy Days Lodge. The environmental assessment was […]