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  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling more than $1.3 million in northern Ohio to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator, was joined at Lakewood Park to announce the projects by Congresswoman […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program awarded Princeton Hydro LLC a grant of $74,865 to design a sustainable shorelines demonstration project at Nyack Beach State Park in the village of Upper Nyack, Rockland County, DEC Commissioner […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Green Bay, WI, to fund a green infrastructure project to improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman joined Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt and the Friends […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment to the city of Redmond’s shoreline master program that incorporates changes to critical areas regulations and the comprehensive plan. The shoreline program amendment includes recent changes to the natural environment chapter of the city’s comprehensive plan and minor changes to critical areas regulations […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is extending the public comment period to Mar. 15 for the Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. The Corps received several requests for an extension of the public review period, which originally ended today. “We want to be […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment to Snohomish County’s shoreline master program that will clarify future aquaculture along the county’s 33 miles of marine shoreline. The proposal is part of a settlement agreement between The Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association, Snohomish County and Ecology, as directed by the Central […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Jefferson County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the water quality, protection, use, development and restoration of about 250 miles of marine shorelines including Hood Canal and the Strait of Juan de Fuca; roughly 600 miles of river shorelines, including […]

  • 28 January 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to attend a meeting and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. An open comment period started yesterday and will end Feb. 17. The Feb. 5 public meeting will start at […]

  • 17 January 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invited the public to review and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. The open comment period is starting today, Jan. 17, and ends Feb. 17. The study team, consisting of federal, state and local […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Table Rock Project Office will begin accepting shoreline activity requests Jan. 2, 2014. Although, budget constraints will limit the Corps’ capacity to process permit requests, it will continue to process permits as funds become available. The Corps suspended shoreline activity requests Dec. 1, 2012 to establish a baseline of the […]

  • 11 December 2013

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

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Sequim’s updated shoreline master program. Sequim’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration about one mile of shorelines and the water quality of Sequim Bay, Washington Harbor and Pitship Marsh. The shoreline area consists of about 145 acres and 44 parcels. […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has awarded the team of Milone & MacBroom, Inc., Hudson & Pacific Designs and EarthRise Designs a grant of $75,000 to design a sustainable shorelines demonstration project at the Dockside […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State is committing to fund an approximately 13 million USD project to provide more than 6,000 feet of flood barriers for the Long Beach industrial district. The district was flooded in the storm surge brought on by superstorm Sandy, which damaged the city’s key infrastructure facilities and […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the City of Mountlake Terrace’s updated shoreline master program. “It is important for us to adopt this plan. It will protect the shoreline of Mountlake Terrace and provides clear direction on how to use the shoreline in ways that will be good for the environment and good for […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Leavenworth’s recently updated shoreline master program as it begins review of the document adopted by the city council on Jan. 22, 2013. Leavenworth’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Burien’s updated shoreline master program. Burien’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of shorelines on approximately 5.5 miles of Puget Sound and 1.2 miles of Lake Burien. “The shoreline master program update effort has been a long and challenging process […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Tacoma’s updated shoreline master program. Tacoma’s program will guide future development along approximately 46 miles of shoreline including Commencement Bay, the Tacoma Narrows and portions of the Puyallup River, Hylebos Creek and Wapato Lake. Sally Toteff, director of Ecology’s southwest region, said: “Through Tacoma’s updated master program […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Concrete’s updated shoreline master program. The town’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the shorelines, and the water quality of roughly a mile-and-a-half of the Baker and Skagit rivers and Lake Shannon. The updated master […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has extended the public comment period on the Seattle Shoreline Master Program an additional 30 days through Nov. 4, 2013. Ecology learned that several people and organizations interested in the master program process did not receive an official notice about the comment period. The time to comment is being […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Sept. 27, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District awarded an $11,369,089 contract to Illinois Constructors Corp. for the Chicago shoreline storm damage reduction project from Montrose Harbor to Irving Park Road. Illinois Constructors Corp., of Elburn, Ill., is certified as a small business concern. The project consists of replacing 2,600 feet of […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on Gold Bar’s proposed update to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 4.8 miles of shorelines along May Creek and the Wallace and Skykomish rivers. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Cashmere’s recently updated shoreline master program. Cashmere’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. It combines local plans for future development […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Shoreline’s first shoreline master program (SMP) that will significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of about four miles of the city’s Puget Sound shorelines. “Our community values a sustainable natural environment,” said Rachael Markle, Shoreline’s Director of Planning and Community Development. “The […]