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  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to marsh, wetland, lake and beach restoration. The website will provide news, case studies, videos, and the details of equipment for restoration projects. “We also have experienced personnel available to further assist you in identifying the most efficient, cost-effective dredge for your operation,” said the […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are constructing a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 14 of the Mississippi River near Princeton, Iowa, and are seeking comments on the project plan through June 15. Steamboat Island HREP is a 2,620-acre island and backwater complex located […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmember Lorie Zapf have announced over $40 million in infrastructure investments over the next few years for Mission Bay Park – one of San Diego’s most treasured natural resources. Roughly a quarter of the total funds is for the Mission Bay Dredging project to restore navigational safety to the bay. Investments […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, resumed sediment removal in Braddock Bay earlier this week and expects to continue operations throughout the rest of the month. The sediment removal is part of the Corps of Engineers’ ecosystem restoration project currently underway at the bay. As part of the overall ecosystem restoration project, the […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released a proposed cleanup plan for a portion of the Raymark Industries, Inc. Superfund Site (Raymark). The 30-day formal public comment period on the Raymark Proposed Plan started on June 30, 2016 and will end on July 29, 2016. This proposed plan is part of […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach reopens tomorrow, August 25, in a special event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to mark the completion of a major restoration of the site. The Port of Long Beach has partnered with the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and the City of Long Beach in the restoration of this […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Congress has approved $300 million to continue a multiyear program aimed at fixing some of the Great Lakes’ most severe environmental programs. Some of the money is expected to benefit Lake Superior and Duluth. The money will go to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency federal effort to clean up toxic materials, fight invasive […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction teams have been actively engaged and moving dirt since 2017 to remove two dams on the Boardman River in Traverse City, Michigan. The Boardman River Ecosystem Restoration Project is one of the most comprehensive dam removal and restoration projects in Michigan’s history. The multi-phased project will “help restore the Boardman River to its natural historic […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long Beach and the USACE reached an agreement this week to share the cost of a $3 million study to determine whether the breakwater off the coast can be removed or reconfigured to help restore aquatic habitat without disrupting boats and coastal homes. “I can’t thank the Army Corps enough for working with us to start […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in cooperation with its partners at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Rice Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project Thursday, on October 12. The ceremony, which celebrates the completion of the habitat restoration project, will be held at […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority yesterday announced an award of $161.4 million from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund Louisiana projects that support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier island system: West Belle Headland, Timbalier Island and Trinity Island. “This is […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia Distric is currently conducting dredging operations on the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the sediment to restore marsh near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. “Our goal is to beneficially use dredged material when possible to restore habitat and enhance coastal resiliency. Our project partners include the State of NJ Department […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    City Line Distributors are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with expanding a storage facility in West Haven, Conn. City Line Distributors is proposing the placement of approximately 36,450 square feet of fill material into a fresh […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter yesterday released the following statement upon the completion of the Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Report to address coastal restoration and storm damage risk reduction in Southwest Louisiana. “This Chief’s Report is a huge step forward for restoring our coastline and better protecting our communities across Southwest Louisiana from natural disasters,” […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have started construction on an approximately 1500-foot breakwater at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, located south of Alexandria, Va. Construction of the breakwater is a significant step in the Dyke Marsh Restoration Project, said USACE in its release. The breakwater will help protect the marsh […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The Friends of the Colorado Lagoon say they are at a critical juncture in the history of the organization, which is a coalition of citizens dedicated to restoring and preserving the wetland habitat as a human and environmental resource, reports gazettes.com. FOCL has made major strides to restore the lagoon since 2009. The reconstruction consisted […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Sustain Our Great Lakes’ partners today announced 20 projects selected to receive more than $5.7 million in grant funding for ecological restoration in the Great Lakes basin. With a focus on restoring coastal wetland habitat and improving the quality and connectivity of stream and riparian habitat, this investment will help protect, restore, and enhance the […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the release of the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan, May 31, 2018. As USACE reported, the plan provides a single, comprehensive and integrated restoration roadmap to inform […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is leading an interagency project to help restore the ecosystem at Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. The Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island is a $1.4-billion sustainability project to provide habitat for diamondback terrapins, over 160 bird species, crabs, rockfish and killifish, all […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a 30-day public review of the River Riparian Connectivity & Habitat – Section 506 WRDA 2000 Detailed Project Report & Environmental Assessment. The study area consists of three contiguous parks that straddle the Chicago River: Ronan Park, River Park and Legion Park. Benefits resulting from this project would […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recent NOAA study, published in the journal PLOS One, shows “living shorelines” – protected and stabilized shorelines using natural materials such as plants, sand, and rock – can help to keep carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to blunt the effects of climate change. This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, […]

  • 27 March 2012

      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the award of a $46.5 million contract to restore and reinforce the existing shoreline of Scofield Island, located along the barrier shoreline in Plaquemines Parish, […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program yesterday announced over $1.6 million in Ecosystem Restoration Grants for projects to improve water quality across Vermont. DEC is awarding more than fifty clean water improvement projects, targeting Vermont’s impaired and at-risk rivers, lakes, and wetlands. The grants will go to municipalities, regional planning commissions, natural […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently released this very interesting short documentary named ‘The Story of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project’, explaining how one of Lake Ontario’s last large coastal wetland complexes was saved for future generations. Implementation of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project began in winter of 2016 with […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, awarded a $1.39 million contract last week to Tidewater Inc, in support of the Unity Island Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Management and Habitat Restoration Project for the removal of aquatic invasive species (AIS) from Unity Island, Buffalo, NY. As part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the Unity Island project […]