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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday announced $2.4 million in grants as part of the first round of $7 million in funding to improve waters that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River. These grants are part of a $35 million multi-state investment by the William Penn Foundation to protect the […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017. “Our nationwide permits are an important tool in encouraging […]

  • 15 May 2012

    American Rivers named the Missouri River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers today, shining a national spotlight on outdated flood management practices that are threatening public safety. The Missouri River is threatened by outdated flood management practices that compromise public safety and river health. The once wide Missouri, with extensive floodplains and shallow water areas, has […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) is currently seeking pre-proposals for habitat restoration project funding through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program and Trust Fund. The Rhode Island General Assembly established the Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program to facilitate design, planning, construction, and monitoring of coastal and estuarine restoration projects […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Galveston District, has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. According to the Corps, the report outlines the feasibility of providing shore protection and related improvements between Sabine Pass and the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas, in the interest of protecting and […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    At yesterday’s monthly board meeting of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), sediment diversions lead Brad Barth announced that the agency will expand the study for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion from 35,000 to 75,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Scientists and engineers hired to analyze the project have concluded that expanding the study […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $1 million grant to advance the Herring River estuary restoration, the largest tidal estuary restoration project ever undertaken in the Northeastern United States. The grant, awarded by the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) and funded by the Environmental Bond Bill, will complement another […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Under the Clean Water Act of 1972, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for regulating dredge and fill activities in waters of the United States, including jurisdictional freshwater and tidal wetlands. Some minor activities, such as aquatic habitat restoration, boat ramp construction, agricultural activities and modifications to existing marinas may be authorized through […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    After the introduction of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2016, Senator Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement. “I am proud that this bipartisan legislation includes vital support for ongoing work in my home State of California, including the Los Angeles River and Salton […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westmoreland Park ecosystem restoration project is completed and all that is left to do now is to attend the park grand reopening ceremony on October 25th 2014. The park was closed to the public in June 2013 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services to remove […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sterling Heights and the City of Utica recently received a $4.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for a nine-mile restoration project along the Clinton River, known as the Clinton River Corridor Habitat Restoration Project. The $4.5 million grant includes no local match. According to the grant agreement from the EPA, the […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Successful river restoration activities along 68 kilometers of the upper part of the Drava river in Carinthia, covering 13 municipalities and cities between Oberdrauburg and Paternion, led to the designation of the restored natural floodplain area (1029 ha) as Austria’s 23rd Ramsar Site in 2014. The stakeholders involved, and the local authorities and representatives from […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     Restore the Mississippi River Delta, a coalition of Environmental Defense Fund, National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, and Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation involved in rebuilding Louisiana’s coastal landscape, has just released their latest Voices of the Coast video update.  In this video, Lauren Averill, Jefferson Parish’s Coastal Management Department Coordinator talks about coastal restoration […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Kick-Off meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project today, December 15th from 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter, Fla. The renewed purpose of Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Plan is to restore and […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials are seeking public comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. Together, government and non-government agencies, organizations, tribes and scientists evaluated more than 500 potential restoration sites, identifying the best places and […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    In March, the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a dredging and beneficial use effort on Sturgeon Island near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. USACE’s contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company dredged a section of the Intracoastal Waterway and the sediment was pumped onto the low lying island. Work is part of their Seven Mile Island Innovation […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a project celebration event earlier this week for the Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 beneficial use of dredged material project at the Unity Island north pond in Buffalo, NY. Speakers for the event included Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Buffalo Deputy Commissioner for Parks and […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has invited the public to attend an information session about its regulatory program on June 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room at City Hall Assembly Chambers in Skagway, Alaska. During the open house, Corps representatives will give a presentation about the Corps’ […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer said that the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will allocate $575,000 in federal funds to initiate the final design phase of the Braddock Bay restoration project. Specifically, the EPA funding will go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to flesh out and complete the design of the preferred […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]