Search results for: sediment samples

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  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Water levels at Big Cliff Reservoir will be lower October 13-27 to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct sediment sampling, USACE’s Portland District said in their latest release.  USACE is collecting the sediment samples as part of a Remedial Investigation to determine the nature and extent of any contaminants in the immediate […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exide Corporation and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP) have announced that the presence of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were detected in select dredge sediment samples that were collected from the currently stockpiled dredge materials that are located on the former Exide site in Fairfield. The presence of PCBs in the stockpiled dredge spoils […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of sediment sampling collection activities in the channels of Patterson Lakes. Works will consist of collection of sediment samples from a moored barge. The barge will be stationary for periods of approximately 30 minutes before moving to the next sampling point. Samples will be collected from berthing areas adjacent to jetties or […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a community meeting to discuss the final results of its radiological investigation at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL). EPA has officially completed its field work and has collected a total of 3,735 soil and sediment samples and 215 groundwater and surface water samples which were […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the next two weeks, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will oversee Honeywell Specialty Materials LLC’s collection of sediment samples from Lake Linden Beach and Torch Lake in the Village of Lake Linden in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The sampling is required to determine the extent of contamination from heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A team with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has developed a vessel that provides new capabilities to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ scientists and engineers. The coring barge, designed by researchers Jarrell Smith, Thad Pratt and William Butler of ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, allows researchers to take sediment samples in areas […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, announced two days ago that test results of samples taken from the bottom of the Cuyahoga River shipping channel were clean enough to allow open-lake disposal of dredged sediment. In an open letter to Lake Erie stakeholders, Lt. Col. Karl Jansen, the commander of the USACE Buffalo District, said […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The mission of dredging harbors and connecting federal navigation channels along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario is the responsibility of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, and is vital to the functionality of the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) and the overall U.S. economy. While dredging has been taking place for hundreds […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Consultants working for the City of Bellingham will begin a second round of sediment sampling this week for a cleanup site in Bellingham Bay. The consultant will use a boat to collect samples from 19 in-water locations around the South State Street Manufactured Gas Plant site near Boulevard Park. The work is part of a […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fugro is participating in a nearshore replenishment trial that aims to reduce the cost of beach maintenance. Sustaining Poole Bay’s wide sandy beach is hugely important for the protection of seafront properties and infrastructure against regional coastal flooding and erosion. Maintaining these sands has historically relied on traditional replenishment schemes; dredging material from the harbor […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    There was a lot going on in the Bandon boat basin this week where the Port of Bandon Harbormaster Bob Shammot, together with employees from the Port of Brookings Harbor and the Port of Astoria, was taking sediment samples for the upcoming dredging project. They were able to successfully complete, during this Wednesday and Thursday, another step in the […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s multi-functional debris vessel SNELL is in Florida providing support to the Jackson District’s Jacksonville Harbor Expansion Project. The crew of the SNELL is working with Jacksonville District Geotechical Engineers to gather sediment samples for an environmental assessment for widening the harbor.   Onboard the SNELL is a […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Samples taken from Port Angeles Harbor show toxic contamination spread throughout the marine environment near the former Rayonier Mill site. Yesterday, the Department of Ecology released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the mill site. The Marine Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination in the marine […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded two small business task order contracts to Sol Engineering Service LLC, (an 8(a) small business) in the amount of $63,498.55 for environmental services to include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Public areas along Lake Washington’s northern tip are safe for swimming and other in-water recreation, according to assessments of lake sediments and water quality. Findings will be presented at a public meeting set for July 11 at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N. E., beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an informal open house. A […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]

  • 26 January 2012

    ABPmer and Capita Symonds with URS have been contracted by the Environment Agency to record the sediment properties in the intertidal zone of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary coastlines. The study, which will consider the coastline between Sharpness and Porlock Bay, is being undertaken to understand the variation in the bed characteristics in front […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Levels of certain chemicals used in forestry, agriculture and fish farming are low in marine sediment off Scotland, research published recently by Scotland’s environment watchdog shows. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) has published two reports on the presence of chemicals in marine sediments, resulting from its surveillance monitoring programmes in 2008 and 2009. Occurrence […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    On-site environmental investigations for the McGowan Government’s Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland have officially started, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The State Government has engaged consultants to assist in preparing the environmental impact assessment of the marina project, with O2 Marine to conduct field investigations in Port Hedland from today. The work includes […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has released a study by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation showing General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. New York State is demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not issue a Certificate of Completion to […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Region 2 of the U.S. EPA will evaluate, in close coordination with the State of New York, approximately 1,800 sediment samples taken in 2017 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) from the Upper Hudson River. EPA also will continue efforts to complete the study of the Upper Hudson River and conduct […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kimberley Ports Authority announced recently that the State Government has committed funding to carry out channel and turning basin works at the Port of Broome in readiness for the 2019 cruise season. CEO Kevin Schellack said, “Channel work investigations are in the early stages and consultants BMT JFA have provided a scope of works and […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state is nearing completion of their independent investigation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River. At Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, DEC launched a sampling effort this summer to fully assess the nature and extent of contamination left behind […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a five-year Environmental Services Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to ANAMAR Environmental Consulting Inc. for dredged material evaluation. The $7 million contract will include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained navigation channels and off-shore dredge material disposal sites. Routine testing […]