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  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the operations and maintenance of the Mississippi River federal navigation channel, the Corps of Engineers recently completed the dredging of the Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area (HDDA) and beneficially used all the dredged material to build wetlands in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Delta National Wildlife Refuge. Over 600 […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Big Fishweir Creek project is moving forward after the City of Jacksonville recently approved funding for the Corps to execute a project partnership agreement and initiate the design and implementation phase of the project. The Corps will receive approximately $1 million, making way for the project to move towards eventual construction. “This is a […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the development of an environmental assessment document for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project. The meeting will be held in the Wolf High-Technology Center’s Susan H. Johnson Auditorium at the Indian River State College Chastain […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Honeywell, under the supervision of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the U.S. Environmental Agency, has finished the dredging of Onondaga Lake, a year ahead of schedule. During the project, that started in July 2012, approx 2.2 million cubic yards of material was removed from the bottom of the lake using hydraulic dredges […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a webinar named ‘Sediment Diversions 101’ today. “Join Brad Barth, Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program Manager, for an interactive Sediment Diversions 101 presentation,” said CPRA. “We’ll give an overview on how these projects can address the root cause of Louisiana’s rapid coastal land loss by reconnecting the […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mike Hooks, Inc., a Westlake dredging company, has won a $19.5 million contract for maintenance dredging in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes, according to defense.gov. This deepening project will be performed in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of May 25, 2015. The dredging includes the Calcasieu River and pass from mile 5 to mile […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the four remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, moving this large-scale Everglades restoration project one step closer to completion. The $4.65 million MacArthur Ditch Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on Jan. 15. […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded an almost $3.8 million contract to Job Site Services, Inc. of Bay City, Michigan for removal of the Sabin Dam and associated restoration of the Boardman River, located in Traverse City, Michigan. According to the Corps, along with other completed and planned restoration initiatives on […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $600,000 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program to preserve the economic and ecological vitality of this vast coastal watershed. The EPA award provides funding to implement the EPA-approved Coastal Bays Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan, a consensus of the best means for restoring and maintaining the water quality […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups announced a settlement reached in the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project litigation that establishes significant new conservation efforts to help the Savannah River withstand the harm from further deepening, and requires proof that a proposed oxygen injection system actually works before any river dredging can begin. Previously, conservation groups challenged the project in multiple […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An overwhelming 88 percent of Louisiana voters want their legislators to vote for the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, according to a new statewide poll released yesterday, ‘Restore the Mississippi River Delta’ just announced. The master plan is the state’s science-based blueprint for large-scale restoration and protection of Louisiana’s critical coastal areas. The draft plan will […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has formally adopted an aggressive 10-year restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, covering Lake Okeechobee. The long-term restoration plan was carefully developed through a series of public meetings that included environmental groups, agricultural interests, local governments as well as the public. The plan identifies […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority, together with Hillsborough County and the Southwest Florida Water Management District, announced that a major environmental restoration project at Cockroach Bay has been completed and was dedicated on April 20 with a ceremony attended by about 100 stakeholders and environmental supporters. The Cockroach Bay Restoration Project represents one of the largest, […]

  • 27 July 2012

    In an effort to preserve Native American cultural lands, mitigate flood risks and improve coastal habitat for a threatened species, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Construction kicks off July 30 on the $7.5 million federally-funded dune restoration project […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indonesia is planning to use the Dutch ‘Building with Nature’ concept on a large scale for the restoration of its coasts. Indonesia is already working with Deltares and Wetlands International on the pilot project for natural mangrove restoration on the northern coast of Java. The approach there is based on a traditional Dutch method used […]

  • 4 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A key strategy to protect the Great Barrier Reef and create up to 28,000 jobs in Galilee Basin mines has been submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Planning and Infrastructure Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port and Wetland Strategy would pave the way for dredge material […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction is currently underway at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge to add an additional mile of shoreline protection to the existing three miles of unique rock breakwaters that protect this 71,000 acre wildlife sanctuary in Cameron Parish. According to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), instead of using the traditional method to build the breakwaters, […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, yesterday released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a project to restore backwater habitat on Pigs Eye Lake, near St. Paul. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with Ramsey County, will enhance and restore backwater habitat by creating island and wetland features on Pigs Eye Lake using material […]

  • 17 September 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces it has awarded a $1.3 million grant under its Performance Partnership Grant Program to the Yurok Tribe in Klamath, Calif. to support the tribe’s efforts to control water pollution, enhance the tribe’s wetlands preservation and restoration program, and provide community outreach and staff environmental training. The grant will support […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an informational session about its regulatory program on June 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dreamcatcher Bed and Breakfast in Craig, Alaska. This event should be particularly meaningful for landowners, contractors, businesses and others interested in the Corps’ regulatory responsibilities and services. Discussion topics will […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen yesterday applauded a new agreement between the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and the Maryland Port Administration that allows for the start of final design work in the restoration of James and Barren islands–a restoration effort similar to transformative Poplar Island project. Primarily using material dredged from Baltimore […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has provided more than $2.5 billion to clean up contaminated harbors, restore fish habitat and keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to a study by the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics. According to the study, every federal dollar spent on GLRI projects between 2010 through […]

  • 4 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s State Legislature on Friday passed SCR1, a resolution approving the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, the state’s blueprint for coastal restoration and protection activities. The master plan prioritizes $50 billion in coastal restoration and risk reduction activities over the next 50 years to address the state’s increasingly severe land loss and sea level rise. “The […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State Senator Tim Kennedy and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan joined City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown last week to announce nearly $1.9 million in funding to help clean up and improve the water quality of Scajaquada Creek. The Buffalo Sewer Authority will be receiving $1,815,000 from the Green Innovation Grant Program […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NASA recently completed an intensive study of Louisiana Gulf Coast levees and wetlands, making measurements with three advanced imaging instruments on three research aircraft. NASA instruments fly over the Gulf Coast one to three times per year to keep consistent records of ground subsidence — the gradual sinking of an area of land — which […]

  • 2 April 2013

    Supported by grants from conservation groups, the Department of Environmental Protection and partners are working to re-establish Delaware Bay beaches that were eroded by Superstorm Sandy. The project is being conducted in two phases that together will address a large sweep of the bay shoreline in Cape May County from Moores Beach south to Pierces […]