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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the State House Senate Chambers, third floor conference room, 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. There will be a […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public scoping meeting on the Oceanside Shoreline Feasibility Study on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at the Oceanside City Council Chambers. The USACE project team will develop a scope of work for the study, to include detailed analysis and evaluation of a focused […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this summer, the focus now shifts to shoreline access and habitat restoration along this once-dead river. After nearly five years of planning and design work, construction is beginning at RiverBend and seven other locations along the Buffalo River that are essential […]

  • 14 February 2014

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has introduced a plan for the Craney Island shoreline protection program. The project includes the construction of approximately 3840 feet of shoreline protection at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), located in Portsmouth, Virginia. The main goal of this work, which consists of the replacement of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) recently commissioned DHI Australia to undertake a numerical modelling of the coastal processes at West Beach, aiming to gain greater insight into the nature of the erosion and the effectiveness of possible management options. West Beach, a seaside suburb of South Australia, has been a particularly […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Ken Duffy, Natural and Water Resources Program Manager of BEM Systems, presented the study findings, “Risks Posed by Coastal Erosion on Air Force Installations Located Along the 680-Mile Shoreline of Arctic Alaska,” on October 15, 2015 at the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association conference. The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) retained […]

  • 27 March 2012

      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the award of a $46.5 million contract to restore and reinforce the existing shoreline of Scofield Island, located along the barrier shoreline in Plaquemines Parish, […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, has begun embankment repair work to remedy longstanding erosion behind the Sam Rayburn reservoir project office and along the shoreline of Overlook Park. According to the Corps, the repair work will prevent additional erosion and help stabilize the shoreline and facilities located at the reservoir and […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Topsail Beach Shoreline Protection Project is about to enter its fifth phase with the restoration works scheduled for early December 2014. This project was awarded to Norfolk Dredging on July 9, 2014. Construction works will start near 3588 Island Drive and go south toward the Surf City line. The design beach includes a […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials two days ago broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft feasibility report with environmental assessment to address shoreline erosion and restore degraded wetland and riparian habitats along Lake Sharpe near the town of Lower Brule, SD is currently available for public review. The draft report and EA evaluates the impacts of constructing a one-mile long stone breakwater along the shoreline to reduce erosion which is imminently […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following an April 21 presentation in Washington D.C., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the final integrated report ad environmental impact statement for the Encinitas-Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Protection Project.  “A tremendous amount of hard work and dedication over nearly 15 years was realized yesterday,” said Col. […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Bob Wieckowski yesterday introduced new state legislation to ease the financial burden on local jurisdictions working to prevent flooding in residential and business communities along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. According to Wieckowski, SB 881 would add the Shoreline Project to the list of flood control projects that can receive state flood […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shoreline erosion will be mitigated at Wild Cattle Creek, Tannum Sands, with management works to begin Tuesday, August 8, reports Gladstone Regional Council. Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said that contractors would undertake a sandpush to re-profile the shoreline and repair the existing vertical drop. “The method, which involves the transfer of built-up sand, will be […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Plaquemines Parish has begun work on the second phase of the Buras Boat Harbor Shoreline Protection Project which involves the creation of a new matting product to be placed on the shoreline. The mat will be installed across a raised berm at mean tide level. Over 600 feet of material was installed in phase one […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The Jamaican Government has commended China Harbour Engineering Company Limited for the sea defence work it is undertaking along the Palisadoes shoreline leading towards Norman Manley international Airport. “The government is satisfied with the quality of work which is being done by the contractors, China Harbour. I visited the project before and after the hurricane […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Planning is underway to remove the dock and jetty at the Rayonier Mill Site in Port Angeles Harbor, reports the Washington State Department of Ecology. They announced that residents, in late August, will see some field survey work taking place at the dock and shoreline area leased by Rayonier Advanced Materials in Port Angeles. The […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Final Environmental Impact Statement, proposed Master Plan, and proposed Shoreline Management Plan have been completed and are available for public review. Public review must be completed by May 6. The proposed Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan regulate activities and the long term management strategy of Eufaula Lake. The Final Environmental Impact Statement identifies […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the last week of October, 2012, the passage of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean, while well offshore of the St. Lucie Plant site, caused high seas and significant erosion of the protective dune along the shoreline of the FPL’s property. Specifically, the erosion destroyed a newly constructed dune built as part of headwall […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga, and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year’s flooding. “The Lake Ontario shoreline experienced historic and damaging flooding last year, and we continue to stand […]