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  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has been busy lately working with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on the river bank stabilization program. According to the Corps, soil erosion and nonpoint source pollution affecting the Cuyahoga River has had downstream adverse environmental impacts and reduced water depths in harbors and shipping channels due […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is scheduled to begin Snohomish River federal navigation channel maintenance dredging today. American Construction Company will remove up to 127,000 cubic yards of material from the channel by clamshell dredging. The Corps’ Seattle District awarded a $1.25 million dredging contract to the Tacoma-based company. The project is expected to […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Ponca State Park backwater site in Dixon County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Kansas Water Office (KWO) announced yesterday that the first phase of dredging at John Redmond Reservoir is complete. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations this past May. The project is the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the award of more than $101.5 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to 19 projects and several amendments to previously announced projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government are hosting a ceremony on Wednesday, August 6, to recognize the signing of a partnership agreement for initiation of Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material projects. These projects aim to increase the use of material dredged from the Mississippi River […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) is continuing its work on restoring the guaranteed depths on inland waterways in the country. A 3,65 meter draft was achieved recently in the Kamyansky Reservoir on the Dnipro River, making possible to open the passage for cargo and passenger vessels in this area. According to USPA, the dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners reports. The dredging operations, expected to take four years to complete, officially started last week. The project entails hydraulic dredging of the Grand Canal system […]

  • 22 November 2012

    A significant archaeological discovery made at Lunt Meadows, Sefton during habitat restoration work by the Environment Agency has confirmed the work is restoring the site to its natural habitat. The discovery was made in summer of this year during excavation work at the 70ha site alongside the River Alt where the Environment Agency has been […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District Commander, Lt. Col. Dennis P. Sugrue recently went on a site visit to see the progress at the Clinton River Mouth Habitat project in Harrison Township, Michigan. Dredged material from the federal navigation channel is currently being placed in Lake St. Clair near the Clinton River Mouth to create emergent wetland habitat. According […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Superior agreed last week to work with federal, state and private partners on a roughly $18.5 million project to clean up contamination in Howards Bay, Wisconsin Public Radio announced. The remediation project is part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern and the river is one of 43 sites that were designated as the most […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has issued a Public Notice for the Draft EA for the Los Angeles River Channel Reach 5C & 6A Accumulated Material Removal Project. USACE conducted an engineering review of the Glendale Narrows in 2016 to assess the flood conveyance capacity in anticipation of large rainfall associated with […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Public Works recently approved funding for a new Coastal Resiliency Grant Program to help Maryland’s coastal communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources program will help design four shoreline improvement demonstration projects across the state with an additional two projects pending. “Maryland is one of […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. EPA have announced a major settlement that requires NCR Corporation to complete the cleanup projects at Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River and Green Bay Site. An enormous amount of cleanup and natural resource restoration work has already been done in the area under a […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and City of Chicago will host two workshops on the Calumet Harbor and River/Chicago Area Waterway System Dredged Material Management Study. These meetings will take place on Saturday, April 28, at Rowan Park (gymnasium), 11546 South Avenue L, Chicago, IL, and Monday, April 30, at Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations, among them the University of Baltimore, to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The University of Baltimore will use its $59,827 EPA grant to help clean up the Patapsco River watershed. The […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board has voted to begin the first phase of a massive dredging project that will improve water quality, navigation and the economy in and around the central Indian River Lagoon. The Board approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to receive $10 million […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction continues to progress on the $60 million South East Flows Restoration Project (SEFRP) to reduce salinity in the Coorong, improve water flows to upper South East wetlands and reduce drainage outfall at Kingston. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston and SA Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter said […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has applied to the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control’s Office of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) for authorization under OCRM General Permit 17-SMD to place more sand onto the dune system fronting the Atlantic Ocean. The new locations include areas between 41st Avenue South and […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A judge in the U.S. District Court in Yakima today issued a ruling that Canadian mining and smelting company Teck Metals Ltd. is liable under United States environmental law for contaminating the Columbia River with millions of tons of smelting waste. Official statement from Jim Pendowski, manager of the Washington Department of Ecology’s Toxics Cleanup […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft Project Implementation Report for the creation of new Shallow Water Habitat on the Little Sioux Bend of the Missouri River is currently available for public review. The draft PIR provides details of the Corps’ planning process in reaching a proposal to construct SWH on the Little Sioux Bend near the town of Little […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In an effort to continue reducing pollutants reaching the Indian River Lagoon system, the city of Rockledge has secured funding assistance from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the St. Johns River Water Management District. The funding will be used to remove 143 septic tanks and to construct and install a lift station and […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Project in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 300,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 18-foot main channel. The state of Connecticut is […]