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  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Union Grove Lake restoration will shift in to high gear when the Iowa Department of Natural Resources adds the 105-acre lake to its lake improvement planning in 2014. Union Grove Lake has long been on the radar for a lake improvement project. In April 2008, the DNR used EPA section 319 funding to hire a […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State has reached an agreement with Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson on the terms of a critical New York State permit for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. This permit is one of the last certifications the state needs in order to move forward with construction, and […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction work has begun on a facility in Massena, NY to support the estimated $243 million cleanup of the Grasse River Superfund Site, reports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. When constructed, the multipurpose facility will be used as a staging area to support dredging and capping operations. In 2013, the EPA finalized a cleanup plan […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In front of a mostly packed house in the island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project. The group announced the study period for the project was nearing an end and was moving to review by higher headquarters. Under the guidelines of […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) would remove soil and treat groundwater contaminated from past fuel leaks at Whidbey Island’s Cornet Bay Marina under a proposed cleanup plan for the site. Ecology seeks comment on the plan, site studies, an environmental review and a public involvement plan through Aug. 26, 2013. The work would begin […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pressed by environmental groups, the federal agency that oversaw a study of the proposed terminal groin on Figure Eight Island has decided to take another look at the structure after property owners submitted a new design and location that aren’t included in the original study. The Army Corps of Engineers will update its 2012 draft […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was awarded $471,500 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 32 university-based programs that work with coastal communities. The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium […]

  • 8 September 2011

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-South Louisiana) has announced a $401,851 Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP) grant awarded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) to Calcasieu Parish. This grant will fund the start of a marsh and pelican nesting habitat restoration project on Rabbit Island in Calcasieu Lake. […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $178 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MSCIP), Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration Plan (Coastal Restoration, Mississippi, $56.7 million); Great Egg/Peck Beach New Jersey (Coastal Protection, New Jersey, $32.5 million) Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Coastal Protection, North […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The White House released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2014, which included more than $22.7 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget includes $1.165 million for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project to continue feasibility study efforts, which include completion of numerous environmental impact […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Michigan marinas would be able to obtain low-interest loans for the purpose of dredging their harbors under recently introduced legislation co-sponsored by Sen. John Proos. “Record-low water levels in the Great Lakes are beginning to impact the state’s recreational marinas and pose a threat to the state’s billion-dollar tourism industry,” said Proos, R-St. Joseph. “This […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.79 million contract to H&L Contracting LLC to dredge the Shrewsbury River which runs through Monmouth County, New Jersey. The project will entail removing 60,000 cubic yards of sand in order to keep the Shrewsbury River channel navigable. The announcement came from Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has completed works the Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection project on the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs. The 11-week project is one of several being carried out by the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100). The TEAM2100 program involves looking after all the flood defense assets along the tidal Thames, […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Green Infrastructure (GI) guide, launched this week at World Water Week, is set to raise much needed awareness of the benefits of GI solutions for water resources management, according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The Green Infrastructure Guide for Water Management: Ecosystem-based Management Approaches for Water-Related Infrastructure Projects is a product […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a $2.8 million project that will restore Scajaquada Creek, from Main Street to Elmwood Avenue. The project which includes $1.45 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove polluted sediment, resolve flooding issues and make shoreline improvements. The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA) will serve as the lead […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new resource about Fire Island, N.Y. is now at the fingertips of coastal managers, planners and the public that will be useful for understanding and predicting future change on the island. The United States Geological Survey created the public website that details a decade’s worth of research that focuses on changes to the beaches […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $750,000 in annual coastal zone management grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania’s coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. “These grants play an important role to ensure the protection of our coastal waters,” DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. “This […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of local volunteers at more than 120 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sites will participate in this year’s 18th annual National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, the largest annual volunteer hands-on restoration activity of its kind. Activities include clean up, repair, construction, refurbishment and other volunteer events in public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, announced yesterday that it has updated the environmental and regulatory coordinated project plan (CPP) for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. In accordance with Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, the CPP includes a comprehensive schedule for completing all environmental reviews and authorization decisions needed […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    CH2M will once again provide planning and design services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, civil works program. Over the past seven years, CH2M has assisted the Mobile District with a wide variety of projects including coastal restoration and planning, ecosystem planning and design, water resources planning and design services for civil works and environmental […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting will take place on July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, located […]