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  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     MIKE by DHI Software has just released this interesting video named ‘Model complex sediment transport processes and shoreline morphology’. The erosion and deposition of sand creates challenges for those tasked with beach development and conservation, maintaining harbor depths and controlling sediment spread from dredging operations. “By incorporating the add-on shoreline module, MIKE 21 Shoreline […]

  • 4 March 2013

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Medical Lake’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. Medical Lake’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The updated […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have introduced the Living Shorelines Act, legislation that would create a new grant program for nature-based shoreline protection projects known as living shorelines. “As sea-level rise and coastal storms continue to threaten thousands of coastal communities and economies, investing in living shorelines can help reduce risk from […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced that the 2015 Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public online. USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in November 2014 and letters received since the previous […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the flood risk management operation of the reservoirs and dams in the Muskingum River Watershed, the USACE is conducting annual temporary drawdown of the normal pool elevation of the lake levels. The lakes will be lowered by 5 to 8 feet over the next 30 to 45 days so that they can […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on the city of DuPont’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development in DuPont’s 3.54 miles of marine shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake within Grant County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency shoreline project will get underway Monday, August 5, to protect the main entry road on the east end of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park from erosion aggravated by high Lake Superior water levels and storm damage.  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Ontonagon County Road Commission have teamed up to protect County […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in the Small Island States in the Caribbean (CPCCA) Project, has been officially launched in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 12th December. According to the government officials, the CPCCA Project will focus on protecting the valuable coastal resources from the negative impacts of climate change through local […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to undertake emergency shoreline protection by constructing a mixed sediment revetment in front of a 300-foot section of seawall in the Brant Rock/Hewitt’s Point section of Marshfield, Mass. The purpose of the proposed project is to prevent further beach scour and protect the Brant […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week closed its public comment period on a proposed new nationwide permit (NWP) for living shorelines projects, a proven alternative to hard infrastructure such as seawalls and bulkheads, which use natural materials to reduce erosion, storm runoff and habitat loss.  The Pew Charitable Trusts supports the proposed nationwide […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have filed suit in federal court challenging the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ use of a permit that allows construction of bulkheads, seawalls, and other hardened structures to be built in waters of the United States without adequately assessing their environmental impact. Nationwide Permit 13 authorizes the construction of bank stabilization structures along […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on La Conner’s recently submitted shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s two miles of marine shorelines on the Swinomish Channel. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Island County’s updated shoreline master program. The updated program will significantly improve the use, restoration and management of development along 210 miles of Puget Sound and freshwater shorelines. “Island County and its residents have taken a unique approach to many parts of their shoreline program,” said Erik Stockdale, […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Granite Falls’ new shoreline master program. The program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of nearly a mile of shoreline and the water quality of the Stillaguamish and Pilchuck rivers in the city. It combines local plans for future shoreline development […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 1,700 acres of shoreline within Yakima’s city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. Previously covered by a county-wide shoreline program, the city embarked on developing its own shoreline master plan in November 2012 and adopted a final plan in November 2013. Once approved by Ecology, the […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Buckley’s updated shoreline master program. Buckley’s shoreline program provides significant improvements in the protection, use, development, and restoration of more than three miles of shoreline and the water quality of the White River in Buckley. Buckley is one of nearly 81 local governments that have completed updates. […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 330 miles of shoreline, including portions of the Columbia and Yakima rivers, in Benton County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses and protect people’s access to […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public review and comment on the updated shoreline programs. The city of Republic and the county worked together to update their shoreline programs, which were originally developed […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 5.5 miles of shoreline within Wenatchee’s city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. Previously covered by […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on proposed updates to South Prairie’s shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development in and along slightly less than a mile of South Prairie Creek. The program integrates the existing critical areas ordinance, updates the use and development […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Pend Oreille County’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The county’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage about a half mile of Yakima River shoreline within South Cle Elum is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline program will guide construction and development in South Cle Elum’s roughly half mile of shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday that the State has obtained more than 80 percent of the property easements needed to enable construction of shore protection and flood mitigation projects designed to safeguard New Jersey residents against a future hurricane or other significant coastal […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Pullman updated its program for protecting and maintaining the shorelines of the South Fork Palouse River within city limits. The city submitted it to the Washington Department of Ecology for review and approval. Now Ecology is making the shoreline program available for public review and comment through August 26. The city joined […]