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  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canaveral Harbor Inlet Sand Bypass Project has earned the top state ranking for 2014/15 inlet management funding. As a result, Port Canaveral is expected to receive $100,500 in grant funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) for beach renourishment. To date, Port Canaveral has spent more than $2 million on the sand […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just in time for the summer boating season, State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $75,000 in state funding to be used for the dredging of the Sandy Pond Channel in Oswego County. On Thursday, Senator Ritchie met with local leaders, community members, business owners and members of the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government has today ignored environmental concerns and the opposition of Traditional Owners by introducing legislation to extend sand mining on North Stradbroke Island until as late as 2040. “Despite serious environmental impacts and pleas from traditional owners for the mining to stop, Campbell Newman is extending sand mining on Straddie until up to […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project. To ensure that all of the issues related to this proposed project are addressed, the Corps will conduct public scoping meetings, at which agencies, organizations, […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $5 million in funding is available for councils, researchers, business and community groups over the next four years for practical on-ground coastal projects which will deliver environmental and economic benefits, the Government of South Australia reports.  According to their official statement, the State Government, with the Coast Protection Board, is providing funding and calling […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Panama City Beach is commemorating the start of 2012 by celebrating the completion of its three-month $16 million beach renourishment project. Working with the United States Corps of Engineers, the destination pumped 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to approximately 7.5 miles of beach, extending the shoreline by 100 feet in many locations. This is […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunshine Coast Council has continued its commitment to protect and manage its coastline with the adoption of the Coastal Management Policy and Shoreline Erosion Management Plan. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the new coastal management policy and planning framework adopted at last week’s Ordinary Meeting, addressed both immediate and emerging coastal management issues. Cr […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with United States Navy for oceanfront and dune system stabilization and restoration at the Dam Neck Annex at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. BOEM and the Navy signed the agreement on July 12, 2013. The MOA will allow for the […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government will secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline through a $52.4 million commitment in the 2019-20 State Budget to address the devastating erosion along its shoreline. According to the Premier Steven Marshall, this significant package includes $48.4 million allocated to the metropolitan coast consisting of $20 million for additional sand, including approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has just announced more details about recently awarded beach renourishment project in Ocean City, Maryland. The $12.7 million renourishment scheme, to be conducted by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), will involve the placement of roughly 900,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began on July 18. Dredges from New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, Inc. are on-site, pumping sand from an off-shore borrow site and placing the sand along the beach restoring berm and dune elevations to levels that will […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Until November 2009, Bethany Beach looked pretty much like it does today — a wide expanse that drops off at the ocean. Then, two storms hit within days and waves and erosion cut away at a protective sand dune, leaving a 15-foot drop-off to the narrow beach that remains. Over the last several weeks, thousands […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, and Secretary of Natural Resources, Mark Belton, joined members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District team yesterday to observe beach renourishment at Ocean City, MD. During the visit, Governor Hogan said: “Now most people are aware of how great the beaches are here, but what most visitors don’t realize is Ocean City’s prime […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 1400 hydro-engineers from all of the world have gathered at the 36th edition of the annual world congress of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) in the Hague, the Netherlands (June 28 – July 3). Bregje van Wesenbeeck from Deltares was a keynote speaker on the opening day of the IAHR world congress. […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that the regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance SA coastline.  The grants, known as the Regional Coast Protection Fund, will provide $4 million funding over four years to help regional and […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year and the bike lane, which had been closed during construction activities earlier this year, […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has released a public notice for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposed Channel Deepening Project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared.  “The Channel Deepening Project was also determined to be a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith along with Member for Hastings Neale Burgess today inspected the finished work on a new seawall at Merricks Creek in Somers. The Victorian Coalition Government funded the $400,000, 75 metre-long seawall with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) carrying out the work, which was completed late […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment project in Monmouth Beach is now underway. The $8.5 million allocated for this project was awarded as a result of a request by Congressman Pallone in order to protect the area from the devastating effects of storms like Hurricane Sandy. A […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 15 May 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the City and County of Muskegon announced the completion of a contaminated sediment removal project at the Division Street Outfall to Muskegon Lake. This project brings Muskegon Lake closer to being removed from a binational list of Areas of Concern in the Great […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first time in two U.S. Geological Survey studies released yesterday. The two reports, one assessing the coastline from Florida to North Carolina, the other from Virginia to New York, can function as part of a “virtual […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 8 June 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced good news for boaters and residents in the area of Sandy Pond in Oswego County. Working with residents and county, state and federal officials, Senator Ritchie has won approval for an early start to dredging the sand-choked channel that connects the pond to Lake Ontario, adding a full month to […]