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  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to officially launch Europe’s most ambitious man-made coastal nature project that will guarantee a place for tens of thousands of migratory birds, and combat the threats from climate change and coastal flooding. Wallasea Island in the Thames Estuary will be transformed from levee-protected farmland into a thriving wetland, twice the size […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Passumpsic Valley Land Trust, Inc. (PVLT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with removing the East Burke Dam in East Burke, Vermont. The applicant proposes to conduct work and place fill material in the East Branch […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species. The opening is approximately 50 feet wide, at the water line, and […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that $796 million in projects for coastal protection and restoration are currently in progress according to the January 2018 report by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). There are 71 total active projects: 24 projects currently in construction, 39 projects in engineering and design, and 8 in the […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology is awarding nearly $450,000 to fund 14 different projects related to the water quality improvement and environmental enhancement projects across the state. According to WDOE, six projects are located in eastern Washington, five in western Washington and another three are considered to be of statewide significance that will significantly improve […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The growth of Queensland’s major regional bulk commodity ports will be responsibly managed, and the Great Barrier Reef protected, under legislation passed in State Parliament today. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that the laws put into effect the government’s key port-related commitments in the Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan. “We are protecting […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett has announced $250,000 to help fund the dredging of Milford Pond to restore open water habitat suitable for resident fish species and water birds. “Milford Pond has long been a piece of the town’s history as a place for residents to recreate and home to a […]

  • 22 January 2013

    A donated dredge and excavator arrived in south Lafourche last week and went to work Wednesday, according to houmatoday.com. This new piece of equipment, called the Amphibex 400, will help to create new wetlands outside the south Lafourche levee system near Grand Isle. Windell Curole, the South Lafourche Levee Director, said: “It’s like a Tonka […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of North Bend’s updated shoreline master program. North Bend’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration along the city’s eight miles of shorelines on the South Fork and Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. “The city of North […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 annual meeting of the Mill River Wetland Committee, Inc. (MRWC) will take place on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m., in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Dr. Jennifer H. Mattei of the Sacred Heart University Department of Biology is the featured speaker. Dr. Mattei’s talk will highlight the progress of projects to restore coastal habitats at […]

  • 8 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $3,410,000 contract, March 23, to restore Black Wall and Rulers Bar Marsh Islands in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. The contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to beneficially use clean sand from the New York-New Jersey Harbor 50 foot deepening project to […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Deputy Executive Director Jason Lanclos joined local officials from the Bayou Lafourche Freshwater District and Lafourche Parish recently to dedicate the Bayou Lafourche Saltwater Control Structure in Lockport. This structure can prevent saltwater from moving up the bayou and create a freshwater reservoir to the north. CPRA used […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to address contaminated soil and ground water at the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund site in Linden, New Jersey. The soil, ground water and sediment from a stream on the site were contaminated with mercury and other pollutants from previous industrial activities. The 26-acre LCP Chemicals, Inc. […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Sediment to Solutions: Channeling Innovation’. The video highlights importance of dredging work which allows the cargo and cruise ships to travel safely through Baltimore’s waterways. Every year, cargo vessels and cruise ships travel to and from the Port of Baltimore. Much of the water […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, announced yesterday that it has updated the environmental and regulatory coordinated project plan (CPP) for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. In accordance with Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, the CPP includes a comprehensive schedule for completing all environmental reviews and authorization decisions needed […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Detroit District’s dredge material disposal facility on Cat Island is proving to be an environmental success as wildlife begins to return to the area. Since 2014, just one year into the project, over 385,000 cubic yards of clean dredge material from the Green Bay Harbor (outer) has been placed on Cat Island in […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its partners celebrated the recent start to dredging and marsh restoration near Avalon, N.J. during a ceremony hosted by the borough on December 11. The project began in late November and involves dredging approximately 50,000 cubic yards of sediment from shoals in the federal channel of […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi last week discussed how an upcoming Senate vote could bring “millions of dollars” in federal aid to the city’s coastline, the City of West Haven, CT, said in its latest release.  In the next three weeks, Blumenthal said, the Senate is poised to vote […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Connecticut Institute for Resilience & Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will organize a workshop on putting living shorelines projects into practice. Sea-level rise and storms are increasing erosion and inundation of coastal wetlands across New England and threaten property and valuable natural resources. The term “living shoreline” […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has begun at the Pilottown Anchorage Area in the Mississippi River as part of the operations and maintenance responsibilities for the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act West Bay Sediment Diversion Project. Approximately two million cubic yards of material is expected to be dredged from the anchorage area by Mike Hooks, Incorporated for […]