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  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan TD, visited Rosslare Strand last week to announce €7 million funding for further coastal protection and flood relief projects in the area. Minister O’Donovan met with local public representatives, Council officials and local business interests to see where flood protection […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $348,648 to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to improve and stabilize living shorelines, and stream and wetlands restoration projects in nontidal wetlands. “Despite their environmental and economic importance, coastal wetlands in the eastern United States are being lost at twice the rate they are being […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government agencies, research institutions, and conservation groups are another step closer to creating a streamlined process for Alabama and Mississippi residents and contractors looking to protect against shoreline erosion without the use of harmful bulkheads and sea walls. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, University of South Alabama, Weeks Bay Reserve, Alabama Department of Conservation and […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Gig Harbor’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed shoreline master program combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. It will guide construction and development along approximately six miles of city shoreline. These include areas […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A pattern of dramatic, widespread shoreline loss along Louisiana’s coast caused by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been revealed by a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Researchers used NASA’s annual mapping to analyze shoreline loss across most of upper Barataria Bay, located […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Bothell’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 13 miles of Sammamish River, North Creek and Swamp Creek shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and permitting […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, seeks public comments for an upcoming shoreline management plan update for the J. Strom Thurmond Lake project. The Corps will hold public workshops in three communities (Lincolnton, GA, McCormick, SC, Evans, GA) on March 2-5 to allow the public to gain information or offer suggestions. The plan […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the City of East Providence to test the effectiveness of “living shoreline” erosion controls at Rose Larisa Park. The construction contract was awarded to SumCo Eco-Contracting of Salem, Mass. through a competitive bidding process. The project is funded in […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. The proposed program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 10 miles of shoreline along Sinclair Inlet, Blackjack Creek, the Ross Creek estuary, Square Lake, and Big Lake. It combines local plans for future development and […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved a shoreline permit and granted water quality certification tied to a proposed project to manufacture and export methanol at the Port of Kalama. These are two in a series of required permits from local, state and federal agencies needed to move the proposal forward. The shoreline permit sets […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has announced that the Texas General Land Office will receive $46,313,471.21 in federal grant funding from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to further support restoration of the Texas shoreline, reports the Crossroads. According to Commissioner Bush, the revenue from GOMESA is crucial to enhancing and protecting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford last weekend visited a shoreline resiliency and restoration project at Assateague State Park. The innovative project seeks to enhance habitat, improve public access and reduce erosion through the use of nature-based structures, including boulders, cobble and clean sand, and native wetland vegetation. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently completed […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Roy’s updated shoreline master program (SMP). The updated shoreline master program will guide development along a half mile along Muck Lake and Muck Creek. The city of Roy previously used Pierce County’s SMP to regulate shorelines. The updated program provides the city with more […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new marine community monitoring initiative, led by the University of Otago’s Department of Marine Science and the New Zealand Marine Studies Center, is set to begin exploring the consequences of dredging on Otago Harbor’s rocky shore communities. Funded by the Otago Pilot of the Participatory Science Platform, the Sediment and Seashores monitoring project is […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and Washington Department of Ecology will co-host a community meeting next week (June 30, Seattle City Hall) to provide information and answer questions about proposed updates to the city’s shoreline master program (SMP). The state’s Shoreline Management Act requires local governments to develop SMPs, subject to review […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Beaver Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from March 27 through March 29 to share the draft master plan, draft shoreline management plan, and associated environmental compliance documents with the public. The drop-in style workshops will be held at the following locations: March 27 from […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project, aimed to improve habitat and protect Cardiff State Beach and Highway 101 from coastal flooding, is moving forward, with a projected completion date of late February 2019. The City of Encinitas awarded a construction contract for the Cardiff Beach Living Shoreline Project at the City Council meeting […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The city’s proposed shoreline program will guide development along Olympia’s marine and freshwater shorelines: Percival Creek, Black Lake Drainage Ditch, Capitol Lake, Chambers Lake, Ward Lake, Grass Lake and Ken Lake. […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $523,000 to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the creation of shorelines in Camden, New Jersey and the Barnegat Bay watershed that are made of plants, sand and some rock rather than hard structures such as bulkheads. These types of shorelines create habitats for fish and […]