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  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting and enhancing the Sunshine Coast’s natural environment was today secured as a top priority following council’s approval of the $9.28 million Environment Levy Program 2016/2017. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Jenny McKay, said that the Environment Levy was a primary funding source that allowed council to invest in the protection, enhancement and sustainable use of the […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    T.P. Ramakrishnan, the Minister for Labor and Excise, Kerala Cabinet, inaugurated the Mampuzha River Restoration Project two days ago, local media reports. The project, proposed by the Panchayat District, will cover nearly 10-kilometer stretch of the river between Kuttikkattoor and Kaduppini. Addressing the gathering, the minister said that the Mampuzha project is one of the examples […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The DNR is seeking public input on rule changes for projects that have an impact on Iowa waters, including wetlands and lakes. Every five years the DNR can provide input on the regional permit 7 approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Regional permit 7 is a general permit issued by the Corps for […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of jobs are one step closer after the Queensland Government lodged the final Environmental Impact Statement with the Commonwealth for dredging and construction works at Abbot Point coal port. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the final decision on the port’s development now lay in the hands of the Commonwealth Government. “Expansion […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SGB302 wetland amphibious excavator is a type of multipurpose excavator designed especially for operation in lake area, marsh soft land surface and shallow water operation, and can be used for engineering such as ditch excavation, pond dredging, man-made lake dredging etc, it features large range of excavation and small ground pressure. Travelling mechanism adopts dual-body […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The development of urbanizing river delta areas calls for an adaptive planning, based on flexible strategies that include the use of nature as an infrastructure. This was a key message at the meeting ‘Adaptive planning and development for urbanizing deltas’ where international knowledge organisations told about their activities to develop more knowledge on the challenges […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Today, on the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reflects on the tragedy and the decade of coastal restoration progress that has contributed to the state’s overall recovery.  On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion initiated an immense tragedy that took […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District has announced the award of a $9.2-million contract for an environmental remediation project at the Sharon Steel Farrell Works Disposal Area Superfund Site located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. USACE awarded the contract to Cape Environmental Management, Inc. of Norcross, Georgia. The project represents the first superfund effort […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Suncor Energy yesterday celebrated another milestone in its reclamation efforts with the planting of a type of wetland called a fen at the company’s base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. A fen is a specific type of peat-accumulating wetland, common to the region. Suncor is one of the first companies in the world to […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Nicaragua plans to extend dredging operations in the San Juan River to remove sediment dumped by Costa Rica with the construction of a road in the South Bank, Government sources certified on Friday. The commander Eden Pastora also said that the government will try to stop the ecological crime committed by the Costa Rican administration […]

  • 31 October 2011

    Middle Harbor is a calm, picturesque expanse of water edged by beaches and parks, a quiet oasis amid the incessant shipping traffic along… (sfgate) [mappress] Source: sfgate, October 31, 2011;  

  • 14 July 2011

    The new 6-mile section of levee in Chauvin will soon be protected from erosion by a buffer of wetlands…   (wlox) [mappress] Source: wlox, July 14, 2011;

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) will be receiving a grant of approximately $4 million from the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Gulf Coast Restoration for research, development, restoration and preservation of the Gulf Coast region. This grant will be distributed under the Resources and Ecosystems […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The coastal restoration project at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia will begin this month, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). BOEM’s partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to restore the shoreline at Wallops Island, which was eroded by Hurricane Sandy […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, announced recently that they have invited two project adviser finalists to deliver in-person presentations to the University Lakes Project evaluation team. The finalists are a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS and a joint venture of Stantec […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy has announced $24.8 million in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana for three projects to create and nourish marsh habitat, build terraces and restore ridge habitat along Louisiana’s coast. Altogether, 1,309 acres of marsh will be created or nourished. “It […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary, David Bernhardt, last week announced that the Department will disburse nearly $215 million in FY 2018 energy revenues to the four Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise made the following statement: “Revenues from […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    La. Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday joined with members of the House and Senate to acknowledge the state’s coastal program accomplishments since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and outlined additional measures to deliver master plan projects more quickly. Following the devastation of 2005, the legislature created the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Board to be […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Rhode Island a $19 million grant to establish a statewide research consortium to study the effects of climate variability on coastal ecosystems. The funding builds on more than $30 million of previous NSF funding through its Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), which aims to […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for $17.2 million to repair dunes and beaches at Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between the Philadelphia District and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone together with Deputy Presiding Officer Rob Calarco and members of the Patchogue community have announced that they are moving forward with Phase Two of the Canaan Lake Restoration Project. The legislation for the funding of the second phase, designed to clean up the 24-acre Canaan Lake and restore it to its previous […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Darin Lee, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring Program Lead, will host a presentation on barrier island restoration in coastal Louisiana today. The presentation will focus on the long-term projections of island loss and the impact of various restoration projects on the coast. Barrier islands are known as coastal Louisiana’s first […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group subsidiary, BMT WBM, the leading international engineering, water and environment consultancy, has announced that it has been awarded the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) top award for an environmental consulting practice. The award recognises BMT WBM’s leadership and innovation in environmental management, having contributed to the conservation and rehabilitation of […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for seven habitat restoration projects in the 17th year of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. A number of the projects have a resiliency focus this year, including […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kuwait’s Environment Public Authority, the government agency responsible for the country’s environment. One of the EPA’s duties is to collect data as a basis for environmental policy and spatial planning. Support for sustainable coastal management Deltares will support EPA in areas that include knowledge relating to the sustainable […]