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  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Marsh Lake environmental restoration project achieved a major milestone yesterday, when President Barack Obama signed the Water Resource Reform and Development Act of 2014 into law. This act, last passed in 2007, provides authorization for development of projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers across the nation. The Marsh Lake project, near Ortonville, […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released this very interesting video about a 160 acre marsh restoration project along the Nueces Bay Causeway between Corpus Christi and Portland. A total of 340 acres of marsh were lost due to erosion and subsidence and harmed the fish and and wildlife that utilized marsh. The […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works are beginning next week to restore the Conway Beach Seawall, which was significantly damaged during Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the Queensland’s Whitsunday Regional Council said in their latest release. The restored seawall will help protect the coastline from the effects of storm tide and extreme weather. According to the official announcement, the restoration operations will take […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently awarded a $425,000 contract to Ryba Marine Construction Co, for ecosystem restoration within the Stanford Run Watershed, near Peninsula, Ohio. An upgraded culvert will be installed to allow Stanford Run to flow under the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, allowing this tributary to re-connect to […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting on May 28 in Tavares to further the water quality restoration of five water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies include Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout Lake, Lake Yale and Lake Carlton. “We have seen improvements in the Upper Ocklawaha basin, […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host an annual update meeting on September 9 to discuss the status of the restoration plan for Lake Jesup, part of the St. Johns River system. Meeting topics will include a review of the annual report, ongoing implementation efforts for the upcoming year and a presentation on revisions to the […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, Senators Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., led a bipartisan group of ten Great Lakes senators in urging the Senate Environment and Public Works committee to take action on the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act. The bill would formally authorize the Great Lakes […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced the Columbia River Restoration Act (CRRA). The CRRA would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating or reducing pollution, cleaning up contaminated sites, improving […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government will fast-track additional funding this financial year to transform an area of Bundaberg’s flood damaged riverbank near the CBD into public parkland. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $2.4 million upgrade of the sinkhole at the site of the former Midtown Marina was a daily reminder of the 2013 […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) released the following statement on August 29, 2013, regarding the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: “Eight years ago, Louisiana suffered a devastating blow, with lives lost, families separated and property damaged. On this anniversary, we are reminded of those losses and resolved to completing our recovery. “We must do our […]

  • 2 December 2012

    Congressman Tim Bishop, NYS Senator Ken Lavalle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele announced that work to replenish the badly-eroded beaches West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) and Tiana Beach began on Friday using sand dredged from Shinnecock Inlet. The work includes a previously-approved project to restore the beach at WOSI to its pre-Hurricane Irene condition by adding […]

  • 28 October 2011

    Complete restoration of the Camp Marina site on North Water Street will be delayed by one year so the site can be used next year as a drying… More info: sheboyganpress By Dan Benson [mappress] Source: sheboyganpress , October 28, 2011

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Court has upheld the approach of the Lake Accord partners to restore water quality in Lake Horowhenua, Horizons Regional Council announced today. This decision enables the consents for construction of a fish pass at the lake outlet to the Hokio Stream, a sediment trap on the Arawhata Stream prior to its discharge to […]

  • 22 April 2011

    The state has approved the use of dredged material on marsh restoration projects on the Escatawpa River in Moss Point and on the… (clarionledger) [mappress] Source: clarionledger, April 22, 2011  

  • 1 April 2011

    In what could turn out to be a test case of sorts, the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina began… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, April 1, 2011  

  • 17 February 2011

    A local community advocate added his voice to a call from top federal officials asking Congress to dedicate 80 percent of the billions in… By Nikki Buskey (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, February 17, 2011;

  • 7 November 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to restore the Misquamicut Beach, Beach Erosion Control Project in Westerly, Rhode Island, to its authorized design profile after the project area was impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Misquamicut Beach is a state beach located approximately halfway between Weekapaug Breachway and Watch Hill Point in […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Access to the east side of Elmer’s Island will be restricted to foot traffic starting on March 21 as active construction continues on the largest coastal restoration project in state history, the Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project. The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is in the process of rebuilding the 13 mile stretch […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Jacksonville Beach said in its latest announcement that the work to redistribute the sand to areas south of 16th Avenue South is set to begin next week, July 24. These operations are expected to take about a week, the city said. Last October, Hurricane Matthew damaged the dunes along the Duval County […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State and federal officials are celebrating the successful completion of the $38 million restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. It is being touted as the largest restoration project on the East Coast. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is currently constructing a Coastal Flood Risk Management Project in Port Monmouth, New Jersey. David Gentile, project manager at USACE, New York District, talked about the different flood risk management measures being constructed. This flood risk management project represents the second phase which will include […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted final approval to the Lake St. Clair Strategic Implementation Plan. The plan, which includes scores of specific restoration recommendations, was signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy on Monday, clearing a critical hurdle that will provide an important leg up as Lake St. Clair restoration […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and other guests celebrated the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project yesterday. Eight project sites have been restored since 2013, enhancing nearly two miles of shoreline and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along the lower Buffalo River. Work was led by the GLC […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus confirmed Senator Mary Landrieu as chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. National and local conservation organizations committed to Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana – […]