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  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the Quincy, Massachusetts Park and Recreation Department, Larry Oliver, Chief, Evaluation Branch, Engineering/Planning, hosted a site tour and presentation about the Broad Meadows Salt Marsh Restoration Project last month.  The presentation was part of the city’s monthly Environmental Treasures Program. According to the USACE, New England District, over 60 people attended […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The groundbreaking ceremony at Marsh Lake Dam, scheduled for today, has been cancelled due to blizzard conditions predicted to dump 6 to 11 inches of snow in the area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District; the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District had planned to celebrate […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the State of Wisconsin have announced three settlements totaling over $4.5 million to resolve claims for the pollution of the Sheboygan River. The Department of Justice reported that the three companies – Tecumseh Products Co., Thomas Industries, Inc., and Wisconsin Public Service Corp –  will resolve claims for natural resource damages at […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted by the state to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Common impairments in lakes are due to mercury and other toxic metals in fish. High temperatures, sediment and toxic metals are found in many […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s trial works to improve the quality of the river environment downstream of Swinsty reservoir is now well underway. Salix is working with partners, Mott McDonald Bentley (MMB), Arup and the Environment Agency, along with local landowners, to monitor the results of various river restoration techniques, aimed at improving ecology in the River Washburn. […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment (EA) for repairs to Deroin Bend chute in Holt County, Missouri, between Missouri River miles 519 to 517 is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the chute that occurred during the 2011 Missouri River flood. Repairs are needed to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection last week held a public meeting to provide an update of the status of the first year of implementation of restoration plans covering Hendry Creek and Imperial River, as well as the Caloosahatchee Estuary Basin. “Just a year ago, I was in Fort Myers to celebrate the collaborative effort […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A unique public-private-non-profit partnership is preparing to address environmental problems affecting the Buffalo River. Dredging performed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency will remove contaminated sediments from the river. Restoration work will create new habitat to help fish and birds thrive. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, October 21, 2013

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mystic River Restoration Forum, to be run by the Conservation Commission, Department of Planning & Community Development and Department of Public Works, will take place on Thursday, July 6, in the main room of the Senior Center in Arlington, MA.  The meeting aims to provide a project update and an opportunity to gather public input to […]

  • 19 February 2014

    The construction work on a half-a-million-pound river conservation project in Market Harborough is to be launched this week. The ‘Welland for People and Wildlife’ river restoration works project aims to turn eyesores into central cultural features by putting nature back in the river and give the river back to Market Harborough. University of Leicester biologist […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK Inc., a worldwide leader in hydrographic surveying and dredging software, was selected for the Kishon River Restoration Project. The Israeli Environmental Protection Minister launched an IMS Versi-Dredge® outfitted with the DREDGEPACK® real time dredge monitoring system. Throughout the next several months, DREDGEPACK® will be used to help eliminate the pollution in the Kishon River. […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Skokomish Indian Tribe, and Mason County have identified a recommended plan to address ecosystem restoration problems in the Skokomish River Basin. The plan includes a number of projects including a levee removal, construction of setback levees, placement of large woody debris in the river, and side channel […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nebraska Environment Trust (NET) has awarded Ducks Unlimited four grants to restore miles of degraded wetland habitat along the North Platte and South Platte rivers. “The restoration will increase the properties’ capacity to provide wetland habitat in Platte River sloughs,” said John Denton, DU’s Nebraska manager of conservation programs. DU will make the wetlands […]

  • 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    

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will hold a meeting on June 16 to discuss water quality restoration for the Everglades West Coast Basin. Representatives will review current and potential future monitoring efforts and provide updates on ongoing restoration activities. “Department staff and stakeholders have invested significant time and effort into the restoration of this […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Skokomish Indian Tribe and Mason County are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Study. Officials plan to hold a public information meeting to discuss the proposal for Federal action and the alternatives considered as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost one year on since the first of a series of significant winter storms struck the region, the Scottish Borders Council is continuing to make significant progress with a number of flood schemes. Storm Desmond hit the Borders on 5 December 2015, followed by storms Frank on 31 December and Gertrude on 29 January 2016. […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a meeting to discuss the status of the restoration plan covering the St. Lucie River and Estuary. At this meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in Stuart, Florida, DEP staff will provide a progress report concerning […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Huddled around a small conference table at the Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Annada, Mo., March 4, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the public discussed a draft plan to improve the wetland ecosystem of the entire 3,750-acre refuge. Benefits of […]