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  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Bourne, MA, has just released a notice regarding shoreline projects that will begin in early September. According to the town, the first project will be dredging at Monument Beach. “Approximately September 5th, we will begin building a de-watering pit on the public swim beach at Monument Beach. Construction will be done with an excavator […]

  • 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. […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    With construction in progress for the Gulf Shoreline Stabilization Project at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and other partners celebrated last week the work done to minimize coastal erosion in the refuge, located in Cameron and Vermilion parishes. The scheme, funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection Restoration Act […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) will host a lecture on shoreline erosion control strategies next week as part of its “Science on the Sound” lecture series. The monthly series highlights information on coastal topics and issues in northeast North Carolina. This latest lecture will take place on November 30 at […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sunset Beach Town Council has canceled its planned community meeting to discuss shoreline management because of the threat of Hurricane Matthew, according to the Coastal Review Online. The meeting was scheduled for Saturday, October 8, and an alternate date has not been scheduled. Moffatt & Nichol, an engineering company hired by the Sunset Beach Town, was to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    On the 8th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and USACE Colonel Matthew W. Luzzatto yesterday announced the start of construction on the Rockaways – Atlantic Shorefront Project. The scheme will protect communities and strengthen the shoreline along six miles of the Rockaway Peninsula. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-led […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” this month, about the Corps’ Regulatory Program and Great Lakes high water levels. This event, facilitated by the USACE’s Regulatory and Hydraulics & Hydrology staff, will focus on water levels, shoreline processes, and shore protection projects. […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District and the New York State Department of Transportation have signed an amended Project Partnership Agreement for the Athol Springs Shoreline Protection project. After the project received $6 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations an amended PPA was necessary to change the project from cost shared […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, last week announced new guidance “Living Shoreline Techniques in the Marine District of New York State.” According to the announcement, this guidance emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to erosion control that will protect New Yorkers and the environment. “The recent severity of hurricanes Harvey, […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has just announced that the registration is now open for the 2016 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting, set for March 23-25, 2016, in Davenport, IA. At the event, best dredging practices and innovation in the Midwest and beyond will be discussed. Topics to be included are sediment investigation, environmental and navigational dredging, shoreline protection and restoration, sediment […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A shoreline erosion feasibility study open house, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Oacoma Community Center, has been cancelled due to inclement weather in South Dakota. The public meeting will be rescheduled for a date in the near future, said USACE. The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, signed a cost sharing agreement last week with the Upper Sioux Community to study the feasibility of constructing a shoreline stabilization project along 2,000 feet of Minnesota River shoreline in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. The proposed project location, which has experienced overtopping and out of channel […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Shoreline Management Plan for the Ayrshire coastline has been prepared by North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils and will be presented to the community next week. The plan presents a large-scale assessment of the risks to the people of Ayrshire and its developed, historic and natural environment, from coastal flooding and erosion, and identifies […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in the 2016 provincial budget, the Province of British Columbia is committing $1.1 million in funding toward a shoreline protection and restoration project in Comox. This $1.7 million project includes a $600,000 contribution from the town of Comox. These restorations will reduce flooding and the on-going foreshore […]

  • 12 March 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet March 13 at 9 a.m. in Room 307 of the Gressette Building in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes a brief staff presentation and continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. The committee has set […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Public comment is sought on a limited amendment to Clark County’s shoreline master program. The county’s plan was updated in 2012. These minor changes will affect how Clark County administers its shoreline master program. Amendments clarify the definition for dredging and correct inconsistencies related to dredging in wetlands and for restoration. Non-water-oriented commercial uses will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a proposed limited amendment to Orting’s shoreline master program, which was comprehensively updated in 2008. The proposed amendment would allow for impacts to wetlands and buffers for construction of structures such as levees and dikes under limited circumstances and when consistent with an adopted […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s team put ‘boots on the ground’ on May 10 in the Town of Greece and the Village of Wilson, to better understand shoreline conditions and mitigation efforts underway in response to the rising Lake Ontario water levels.  The USACE team was joined by staff members from Senators […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will soon start work on a new collaborative restoration project at Lake Erie Metropark to improve shoreline and coastal wetland in the park. The project is possible thanks to a $1.5 million grant from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “With that, the Metroparks’ Natural […]

  • 3 June 2011

    The Coast Guard has prepared a brochure to warn people of the hazards of boating in many of the region’s inlets that aren’t likely to be…   By Shannan Bowen (shorelines) [mappress] Source: shorelines, June 3, 2011