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  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearshore artificial reef construction at Mid-Reach in Brevard County is underway and progressing smoothly, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  The reefs are being built in advance of future beach renourishment from Satellite Beach to Indialantic, said USACE. About 4.8 acres of reef will be constructed to mitigate […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $550,303 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to protect high quality coastal wetlands, to acquire land in a State Natural Area, and to control invasive species in coastal wetlands. Work will focus on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “This grant will assist the efforts of local partners to […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Coastal Engineering, is working on the Port Monmouth Flood Risk Management Project that will make the community more resilient during future storm flooding and surge. To help with this resiliency, the Corps decided to include an environmentally […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-anticipated Southern Shores Beach Nourishment project could begin this weekend, according to the town’s latest beach fill update. The town yesterday reported that the project “could possibly begin” this weekend Saturday, July 29th or Sunday, July 30th. The officials added that there is also a possibility to move the start date to mid-August. It will take approximately […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Saginaw River. According to the Corps, contract for the $1.47 million project was awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction Inc., of Cheboygan, Mich., (d.b.a.) Ryba Marine Construction. Ryba Marine will dredge approximately 165,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and organic material from the channel. […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kootenay Lake Partnership (KLP) said in its latest announcement that they are hosting a series of public open houses next month. These meetings, set for Boswell August 2, North Shore Hall August 8 and Kaslo August 15, is an opportunity for the public to learn about the Kootenay Lake Shoreline Guidance Document, which is […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will hold three workshops July 31 through August 2 in Branson, Shell Knob and Reeds Spring, Mo. to discuss and seek input on the draft Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan.  The drop-in workshops will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, July 31 at […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Martin County, Florida, and USACE’s Jacksonville District, authorizing the use of sand from federal waters as part of a hurricane and storm damage reduction project for Hutchinson Island. Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion along Hutchinson Island and restore […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nineteen research projects that protect life and property, strengthen the economy, and conserve as well as restore coastal and marine resources were recommended to receive a total of $13.8 million in funding through the 2017 NOAA Coastal Resilience Grants program last week. The projects cover 17 states and Puerto Rico, and will restore 1,100 acres of […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill. “The ongoing cleanup of the Great Lakes has helped transform our region into an […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will host the Pomme de Terre Lake’s final draft Shoreline Management Plan meeting on July 18, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office.  The final draft Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and furnished guidelines for the […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection project was recently advertised and the contract is scheduled for award in late September. Construction could start as early as December 2017 (weather pending) and the project will take 4-6 […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house today in Red Wing, Minnesota, to discuss a study to improve habitat in and around Upper Pool 4 of the Mississippi River.  The open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. with a short presentation at 5:30 p.m., at […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deadline for sending comments on the proposed navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point/Smith Island ended on Friday, July 7, according to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The comments are sought on an Environmental Assessment for the project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. According to Col. Ed Chamberlayne, […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a joint Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. According to the Corps, the EIS/EIR report will evaluate potential options for reducing storm damage related coastal erosion over a 50-year period anticipated to occur from 2018 through […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from USACE’s navigation project in Murrells Inlet was able to be placed on Garden City Beach earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest release.  The material met the state’s criteria of suitability for beach front placement by being 90 […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer, yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project that will build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. Schumer said that a new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A joint £80 million project by South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils and the Environment Agency, is being designed to protect the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) and 2,500 homes against the possibility of rare but severe flooding. The scheme will also create at least 80 hectares of new wetland habitats for internationally important birdlife. […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California Coastal Commission staff and Cemex have reached a proposed settlement to end its sand mining operations in Monterey County, pending approval by the 12-member commission board at its July meeting. Cemex has agreed to stop extracting sand from the last beach sand mining operation in California, resolve its financial liabilities under the Coastal […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority said in its latest announcement that the Bayou Bonfouca Marsh Creation project began active dredging last week.  In 2005, Hurricane Katrina battered the northeastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and the marshes between the shore and the City of Slidell, Louisiana with winds and storm surge. Over the course of two days, thousands […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company has completed the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. The town reported yesterday that the hopper dredgers Dodge and Padre Islands wrapped up the project two nights ago and have demobilized to Kill Devil Hills. GLDD plans to have all equipment demobilized and off the beach in the next couple of […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    After 10 public meetings across the state, Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview (MBTL) is moving into the final stretch of the permitting for their coal export terminal in Cowlitz County along the Columbia River.     MBTL submitted its Shorelines permit application for the coal export terminal on February 22, 2012. These permits are needed for the building […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to relocate sand from the Maroochy River mouth to the sand dunes of the popular beach will start in early July as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s beach nourishment program. The 12-week project will see around 100,000m³ of loose sand material from the lower Maroochy River pumped directly by pipeline to Maroochydore Beach. The […]