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  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District and its federal, state and local partners are in the process of building islands within the Mississippi River near Lansing, Iowa. The program is a part of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program, also known as the Environmental Management Program. Created in 1986, the program has […]

  • 23 September 2013

    At the request of the City of Boston Transportation Department, the Corps of Engineers is delaying the traffic pattern change to Brookline Avenue until 7 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., and starting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces it has awarded a $1.3 million grant under its Performance Partnership Grant Program to the Yurok Tribe in Klamath, Calif. to support the tribe’s efforts to control water pollution, enhance the tribe’s wetlands preservation and restoration program, and provide community outreach and staff environmental training. The grant will support […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, has officially commenced. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and community development. Several sites along the […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major project to restore critical estuary habitat along the Snohomish River is underway as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tulalip Tribes of Washington partnership. The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project will restore tidal access to about 360 acres of historic floodplain. The tribes partnered with several city, state and federal agencies […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for the restoration of emergent sandbar habitat complexes in the Missouri River (North Dakota) is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of removing and preventing vegetation on emergent sandbar habitat located within the Garrison River reach and upper Lake Oahe of the Missouri River between […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Norfolk Rivers Trust has installed a remote river monitoring station that has been tracking water quality and flow before and after river restoration work at an area of ecological importance on the River Nar. Rising in chalk hills to the east of the village of Tittleshall, the river flows south for 2.5 km until […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) received confirmation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has authorized $22 million for the next stage of Buffalo River Restoration. The federal funding will be matched dollar for dollar by a consortium of non-federal funding partners, through a partnership agreement between the Honeywell Corporation and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, for a […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager, Dr. Susan Hedman, to express concern about possible delays to the next phase of the Buffalo River Restoration as a result of budget sequestration and uncertainty about FY 2013 appropriation amounts. “The benefits of restoring […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is holding the first stakeholder meeting to begin hammering out the Suwannee River Basin Management Action Plan. The plan will plot the course for restoring the Suwannee River and the unique spring systems that feed it, with activities throughout a watershed covering more than one million acres in Suwannee, […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Officials from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the city of Boston, the town of Brookline and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground on Oct. 10 on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass. “The overall project objectives are to reduce flood risk and […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Phase 1 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston and Brookline, Mass., will be constructed under the terms of a $30,961,340.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Charter Environmental of Boston, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The southern earthen plug located along Reach 3 of the Kissimmee River Restoration project has been removed, connecting a portion of the excavated oxbow to the C-38 Canal, located on the Kissimmee River. The work to remove the plug began March 12, 2012, and was completed March 13, 2012. During this time, over 80 percent […]

  • 8 February 2012

      The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has created the Catchment Restoration Fund with the aim of reducing pollution that comes from the way land is used and improving the landscape through which water flows. The Defra fund of £28m fund, providing up to £10m each year, has been allocated for projects […]

  • 29 April 2011

    Two days after The New Indian Express exposed attempts by private parties to alter the course of the Adyar River in violation of CRZ… By Gokul Chandrasekar (expressbuzz) [mappress] Source: expressbuzz, April 29, 2011  

  • 17 March 2011

    Preliminary work will begin by month’s end on a project to address flooding issues from the Muddy River, which runs from the Charles…   By Matt Rocheleau (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, March 17, 2011    

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Hudson River Habitat Restoration Ecosystem Restoration Chief’s Report, representing the completion of the study and making it eligible for congressional authorization. The Chief’s Report recommends three individual ecosystem restoration projects including Henry Hudson Park, Schodack Island Park […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy announced last Saturday that the Office of Gulf Restoration in the Department of the Treasury awarded a $400,000 grant to Livingston Parish for a shoreline restoration project. The Amite River Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project will help rebuild 10 acres of forested coastal wetlands and shoreline habitats that have been lost due […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flagler County Government has just released the latest update on their dunes restoration project, saying that the crews on Monday began shifting the works from Varn Park to the River-to-Sea Park, Palm Coast, Florida.  The northern portion of the park is closed but the southernmost portion remains open. Staff is now finishing the work […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final plans for the £245,000 River Rom restoration project will be displayed at a launch event in Grenfell Park this weekend, the London Borough of Havering said in its latest announcement. The restoration, part of the River Catchment Project, aims to improve the physical condition of the River Rom, reduce the risk of flooding and […]