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  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Elected officials and agency representatives gathered Dec. 15 at the Temecula Community Center for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the next phase of the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. The project is seven miles long and will provide 100-year flood protection. The existing channel will be widened over the […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Andy Harris, Representing the First District of Maryland, will visit two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects around Smith Island on Saturday, April 7. The projects, currently underway, entail the construction of two jetties to improve navigation at Rhodes Point and dredging the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels. These development programs, conducted in coordination […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to swiftly issue federal wetland permits so that local officials can begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. The senator said in his announcement that the proposed project has already been approved and funded by the state, and […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for a 10-year permit for the Bolsa Chica Lowlands Restoration Project. The Bolsa Chica Project is an approximately 950-acre coastal wetland restoration scheme located on lands owned by the State of California. It is the largest coastal wetland restoration project completed in California, […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest private environmental restoration project in the Bay Area reached a major milestone this week with the breaching of a levee that will allow the San Francisco Bay to expand northward, restoring marshland and wildlife while also providing protection against sea-level rise. As several hundred people looked on October 25, an earthmover toppled a […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event in Chalmette, Louisiana, today to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain wetlands […]

  • 5 April 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Bar-1 Ranch, LTD, Bar-1 Ranch, LLC, Bar-1 Ranch 2, LLC, Bar One Ranch Management, LLC, and Alfred Barone (collectively settling defendants, or Bar One Ranch) resolving violations of the Clean Water Act in Missoula County, Montana. Under a proposed settlement lodged by the U.S. […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, USACE Los Angeles District commander, and David Van Dorpe, deputy project manager, met with U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert, 42nd Congressional District, California, earlier this week to discuss the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. Representatives with the Riverside County Flood Control District also attended the meeting, held at the Temecula […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Oakland Harbor maintenance dredging project will be completed before the end of November, reports Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington. As reported, this project includes annual maintenance dredging of the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The contracting agency – the Army Corps’ San Francisco District – estimates that this project will […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is seeking public comment on the Council’s proposal to amend its FPL in order to approve implementation funding for the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP), specifically for restoration of a portion of Twelve Mile Creek, Alabama. In 2015, the Council approved $358,000 in planning funds for this […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under the direction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (-50 foot project) includes widening and deepening of the Oakland Harbor entrance, outer and inner harbor channels, and two turning basins. The -50 foot project is necessary to accommodate the latest generation of container ships, which are capable of carrying […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Anacostia watershed is one of the most urbanized watersheds within the ‪‎Chesapeake Bay‬ Basin and has suffered from years of environmental neglect. The USACE Baltimore District is preparing an environmental assessment for potential stream and wetland restoration projects in the Anacostia River watershed in Prince George’s County, Maryland. In partnership with the Prince George’s […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials celebrated the completion of the Hatchery Creek Restoration Project below Wolf Creek Dam during a dedication ceremony last week. The ceremony was held for a 21-month stream and wetland mitigation project that triples the length of the stream and prevents sedimentation pollution from making its way into the Cumberland River. The Kentucky Department of […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott 460SL dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware. This is one of the largest marsh restoration projects ever in the eastern U.S. The project will restore a highly damaged tidal marsh/barrier beach ecosystem covering about 4,000 acres (1618.7 ha) within […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Attorney General Michael A. Delaney and Commissioner Thomas S. Burack of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services announce that the State has entered into a settlement with Torromeo Industries, Inc. relating to Torromeo’s unpermitted filling of approximately 12.5 acres of wetlands and diverting over a mile of perennial streams at its gravel mine and […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference, organized by the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, will take place on October 20-21, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) is an important player in bringing together people, ideas, and technology involved in reclaiming the […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with the Saratoga Springs Owners Association, Inc. (SSOA) and Cross Marine Projects, Inc. (Defendants) resolving alleged unpermitted dredge and fill activities and damages to wetlands at a Utah Lake marina facility in Utah County, Utah. Under the terms of a consent decree in the Federal District […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference, organized by the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, will take place on October 20-21, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) is an important player in bringing together people, ideas, and technology involved in reclaiming the […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Crosby Dredging LLC, from Galliano, Louisiana, has won a $13.1 million firm-fixed-price contract for wetland restoration in existing shallow open water via borrow dredging from a designated borrow pit within Lake Pontchartrain. Under the contract, both bottomland hardwood-wet and marsh platforms will be constructed, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The work requires […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday briefed officials from a variety of local, state, and federal agencies regarding a draft initial operations plan for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A wealthy region of the Bay Area that is home to the world’s most profitable companies yet on the frontline of threatened sea level rise has been given reassurance by the Army Corps of Engineers and California’s senior senator that help is on the way. Ten years in the making, the South San Francisco Bay […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of sediment dredged from the San Francisco Bay will be placed at Bay restoration sites this summer to support healthy wetlands, the California State Coastal Conservancy informs.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) maintains federal navigation channels in the Bay for shipping, which require periodic dredging of accumulated sediment. Typically, this […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project have been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The recommended plan includes a levee removal, placement of large woody debris, wetland restoration at two sites, and a side channel reconnection. Once constructed, the […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a key restoration report allowing Congress to consider the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project for future authorization. The “Chief’s Report” for the Skokomish Restoration Project was signed December 14, 2015 by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. The recommendations […]