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  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal science forum featuring discussion from experts on the changing dynamics of the county’s coastlines will be held at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, WA on Tuesday, November 17, from 6-8 p.m. The event is titled “Changing Shorelines: Coastal Erosion, Flooding and Sea Level Rise,” and will be hosted by the Grays Harbor County Marine […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following a public process for input and review, a comprehensive update to Olympia’s shoreline master program has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The comprehensive update revises the existing shoreline program for approximately 30 miles of shoreline within the city and its Urban Growth Area, including the goals, policies, regulations, shoreline environment designations, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $3.2 million to Southern Contracting LLC for bank stabilization in Jefferson County, Texas. Work will include installation of a new sheet pile retaining wall with anchor sheet pile wall, tie-rods, and walls at the Corps’ Port Arthur Resident Office. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Straits Foundation, in partnership with the San Juan County Marine Resources Committees, will hold a workshop about the coastal and beach processes on September 19, 2015, at San Juan Island Grange, Friday Harbor, WA. The workshop will consist of a two hour classroom presentation followed by a beach walk/field trip. Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologist, will lead […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Seattle’s updated shoreline master program that will result in the balanced management of nearly 100 miles of marine, lake and estuarine shorelines throughout the city.  Seattle’s locally tailored program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 40 years after its last update, the city of Longview’s shoreline master program is ready for public comment as a part of a review process by the Washington Department of Ecology. The draft master program was approved by the Longview City Council in January 2015, and replaces the city’s 1977 shoreline master program. The […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A workshop about shorelines, erosion and alternatives to hard armoring will take place from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the Guy Cole Convention Center, 202 N. Blake Ave. in Sequim, WA. The workshop topics include: coastal and beach processes; how to manage beach and bluff erosion; alternatives to hard shoreline armoring; benefits of bulkhead […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines in the city of Spokane Valley will open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology on April 20. Spokane Valley’s proposed shoreline program will guide construction, development and maintenance activities on shorelines of Shelly Lake and the Spokane River within the city limits. A portion of the shoreline managed […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage roughly 19,400 linear feet of shoreline within Friday Harbor’s city limits is under state review. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on the recently updated shoreline master program through April 24, 2015. The updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s saltwater and freshwater shoreline […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will conduct three scoping workshops on March 26-28 to share information about Table Rock Lake’s  shoreline management plan update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. The open house style scoping workshops will be held at the Branson Convention Center, 200 Sycamore Street in Branson […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a review process by the Washington State Department of Ecology, the public is encouraged to review and comment on the city of Puyallup’s updated Shoreline Master Plan. The updated proposal, approved by the Puyallup City Council in November 2014, replaces the city’s 1987 shoreline master program. It addresses uses and development along […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of  Ecology is asking for public comment on whether to approve a recently updated program to manage 6 miles of marine and lake shoreline within the city of Edmonds. The updated shoreline master program would guide construction and development on the city’s Puget Sound and Lake Ballinger shorelines. Once approved by Ecology, […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 330 miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Yakima rivers within Benton County has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more certainty […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting the Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan scoping workshops March 26-28 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. The scoping workshops will be held at the Branson Convention Center, 200 Sycamore Street in Branson from noon until […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration- Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate a range of alternatives to address access, safety, and shoreline resiliency at Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area due to changes brought about by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.  Hurricane […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage about four miles of Yakima River shoreline within the city of Prosser is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline program will guide construction and development along Prosser’s shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Programs to manage shorelines in six cities and towns within Grant County are open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. Coulee City, Electric City, Grand Coulee, Krupp, Soap Lake, and Wilson Creek joined Grant County in 2011 in a regional planning process to update each community’s shoreline program. Grant County’s program received final […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Kitsap County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of over 290 miles of lake, stream and marine shorelines throughout the county. “The county’s staff and commissioners are to be commended for an outstanding public […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage 1,400 linear feet of shoreline within the city of Sedro-Woolley is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect the shoreline environment, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. The proposed updated shoreline […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage five-and-a-half miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers within the city of Wenatchee has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more […]