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  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has partnered with the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, Brevard County, and the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing to replenish portions of the shoreline in Brevard County, Florida. BOEM and its partners signed two separate agreements for the use of up to 1.9 million cubic yards of sand […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $31 million segmented breakwater project at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge was approved at the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection Restoration Act (CWPPRA) meeting on December 10. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), which owns and manages Rockefeller, will use the funding to construct and maintain 2.5 miles of breakwater structure initially with the potential […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will hold a special meeting today to continue discussions about the inlet area and how to address ongoing erosion along the shoreline closest to the inlet. The meeting will be held at the North Topsail Beach Town Hall at 2008 Loggerhead Court. The Board of Aldermen […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    For decades, North Shore communities have managed their respective shorelines independently, and have suffered the economic and environmental challenges of individual approaches to the protection of a shared resource. Communities and public landowners need to work together as a region to manage the precious sand that connects northern Illinois communities to Lake Michigan. This was […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen took action yesterday to contingently award a contract to construct a sand bag revetment on the north end of Topsail Island. The Board committed $375,000 of Town funds toward the sand bag project so that the contractor, Carolina Marine Structures, could mobilize and start getting the materials needed […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE announced recently that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to perform a comprehensive assessment of the Hudson River shoreline from Fort Edward to Troy, New York. “GE welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announcement of our agreement on a comprehensive study of the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, building […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens yesterday announced $89,000 in grants for four projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities to increase storm resiliency and protect water quality. “New York remains vulnerable to the effects of climate change, especially from more frequent severe […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Long Beach community along the south shore of Long Island, N.Y. like so many others, experienced beach erosion as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Army Corps’ New York District, together with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Using a newly-developed computer model called CoSMoS-COAST (Coastal Storm Modeling System – Coastal One-line Assimilated Simulation Tool) scientists predict that with limited human intervention, 31 to 67 percent of Southern California beaches may become completely eroded by the year 2100. “Losing the protecting swath of beach sand between us and the pounding surf exposes critical […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $2.2 million contract to RLB Contracting Inc. for placement of rip rap and articulating concrete block in order to minimize erosion of the existing Pelican Island Placement Area containment dikes in Galveston County, Texas. “The Pelican Island Placement Area receives dredged material from the Galveston Harbor […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS ) will be used August 21-23 to monitor Missouri River bank erosion on the Lower Brule Reservation, S.D. The flights, conducted for a second time by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Environmental Protection Office, will occur along a 7-mile stretch of Missouri River shoreline […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Board of Public Works yesterday unanimously approved dedicated funding of two Coastal Resiliency Grant Program projects in Anne Arundel County to help communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of climate change, extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is helping to design six shoreline improvement demonstration projects statewide to implement on-the-ground […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) scoping workshops from August 8-12 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. At the public workshops, an informational overview on the shoreline management plan update process will be provided and […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Greers Ferry Project Office will suspend shoreline activity requests beginning July 19 to establish a baseline of the lake for officials to use while revising its 41-year-old master plan. Shoreline activity requests will not be accepted during the master plan revision and all zoning and shoreline management regulations will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding the continued periodic renourishment of Segment II, a part of the Broward County Shore Protection Project (BCSPP). The purpose for the project is to provide coastal storm risk […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The report outlines the national benefits of the project, including reduced risk of storm damage to coastal infrastructure and improvements to eroding beach conditions. With […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Urzad Morski w Szczecinie has invited bidders to submit their offers for the artificial recharge of a length of the Szczecin shoreline by using dredged materials from a designated area. The quantities of materials dredged from a sandy seabed will take into account the geological conditions and parameters of the layers, which, following hydrographic investigation […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA together with its partners have announced the signing of a formal Record of Decision to implement a Gulf restoration plan. The 44 projects, approved by the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees and totaling an estimated $627 million, will restore barrier islands, shorelines, dunes, underwater grasses and oyster beds. This announcement marks the largest […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal and local officials yesterday highlighted a shoreline restoration project east of Holly Beach in Cameron Parish. The project is restoring miles of eroded beach devastated over many years, most recently as a result of Hurricanes Ike and Rita. The restoration project mines sand from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mid-East Commission on behalf of Beaufort County, North Carolina, is soliciting proposals from engineering firms with experience in erosion control studies and mitigation plans to develop the “Wright’s Creek Erosion Plan”. The purpose of this project is to evaluate the current shoreline erosion issue at the county owned Wright’s Creek park site and develop […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC has announced the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the risk of coastal hazards and determined priority areas for coastal conservation and restoration activities. “Our […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental impact statement report for two shoreline stabilization projects proposed by the Town of Palm Beach and Palm Beach County. The 30-day comment period for the two shoreline stabilization projects opened June 17 and ends July 18. […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management has just announced that they will close the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve to protect public safety during the dredging phase of the Apollo Beach shoreline restoration project. Beginning April 11, dredging activity will take place at the north, south and main channels to facilitate safe boating and to […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman has announced that approximately $770,000 in grant funding was awarded for communities in the Hudson River Estuary to design and plan 18 projects that will increase resiliency to flooding, protect water-quality and conserve natural resources. “Governor Cuomo has a clear vision for creating resilient communities in New York […]