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  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Northern Pass Transmission, LLC and Public Service Company of New Hampshire are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed work on the Northern Pass Project in New Hampshire. This work is proposed in various wetlands and waters of the […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (Louisiana TIG) have approved and released a restoration plan intended to restore wetlands, coastal, and nearshore habitats in the Barataria Basin. The final restoration plan is the Strategic Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment #3: Restoration of Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats in the Barataria Basin, Louisiana (Barataria Basin SRP). The Louisiana […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee resolved on July 28th to approve proposals for the final phase of the RSPB’s landscape-scale habitat creation scheme on Wallasea Island. This last phase, subject to the completion of a legal agreement and the imposition of conditions, will involve the creation of an enormous complex of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Sustain Our Great Lakes’ partners yesterday released a new report that summarizes Great Lakes restoration efforts supported by the program during its first 10 years. The new report celebrates the first full decade of this innovative public‒private collaboration, with an emphasis on the on-the-ground outcomes the program has helped achieve. Since 2006, the program has […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, particularly in the westernmost part of the state, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, according to the Connecticut and Tulane Universities’ new study. The study shows that the rate of sea-level rise in the region over […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a construction contract that will help to restore critical water flow to Biscayne Bay as part of its ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. USACE awarded the construction contract for the L-31E Flow Way Culverts 712A and 712B to Sweat, LLC from Orange Park, Florida on […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of California’s Coastal Conservancy awarded a series of grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to seven projects that will protect coastal land, improve watershed health, restore habitat and increase public access to the coast. The full list grants, authorized on January 18 at the Coastal Conservancy’s Board meeting in San Diego, is as follows: […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has recently awarded sixteen grants to recipients within New England, totaling more than $1.5 million, for programs that protect wetlands within the region. The grants are part of EPA’s Wetland Program Development Grants in New England. The grants were awarded to agencies in each of the six New England states, the Penobscot Indian Nation, […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 15 April 2014

    This month the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will complete the final construction phases of the Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project in Novato, California. Formerly a U.S. Army Airfield, Hamilton is a 988-acre site near Novato, Calif., and the largest wetland restoration project West of the Everglades. A decade in the making, the […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next CPRA (Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority) Coastal Connections event is taking place today at the Moran’s Marina in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. At the show, CPRA staff will provide more information about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion projects and how they will help to rebuild and sustain Louisiana’s wetlands. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wetlands Youth Summit, hosted by the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, will take place on September 9, 2017, at the Terrebonne North Library in Gray, La. The Wetlands Youth Summit aims to bring young leaders together to discuss the various challenges and potential solutions for gulf coast communities. This program is supported by proceeds from […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Director Dan Ashe has announced that over $20 million will be provided to 28 projects in 12 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 10,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. State and local governments, private landowners, conservation […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin announced yesterday at an event in Dover, Delaware, that EPA has awarded a total of $2.6 million in Wetland Program Development Grants to six recipients in EPA’s Mid-Atlantic region. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control (DNREC), one of the recipients, was awarded $443,233 that will help the […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest stage of the transformation of Walthamstow Wetlands into the largest wetland nature reserve in London will see the creation of new reed beds to help preserve water quality and improve wildlife habitats. The wetlands site will remains one of Thames Water’s biggest sources of supply for London’s drinking water and is the largest […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg is working together with the Swedish Transport Administration to create a wetland for wildfowl at Torsviken. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used for over 40 years for the deposition of dredging spoils. Ever since the 1970s, the Port of Gothenburg has had a permit […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Belle Chasse, LA, on April 25, 2019, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal restoration projects that will […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded a $15.9 million contract on September 23 to Aerostar SES LLC of Oak Ridge, Tenn., to construct the Upper Chain of Wetlands along the Trinity River Corridor in Dallas. The project combines ecosystem restoration with flood risk management by excavating a chain of three wetland […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) yesterday released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project. CDFW, the lead agency for the DEIR, in partnership with the State Coastal Conservancy and The Bay Foundation, has spent years working with the public and envisioning a plan for the revitalization of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A settlement agreement reached last week between the Army Corps of Engineers and Northwest Alloys, Inc., resolves a past permit violation in Longview with a planned purchase of wetland bank credits to make up for wetland impacts from an unauthorized mechanical clearing at a site along the Washington side of the Columbia River. The property […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD, last month, to restore and create coastal wetland habitat along the Lake Erie shoreline in the City of Port Clinton, Ohio.  The project will restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie, […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The approval this afternoon of President Obama’s budget request to begin funding coastal Louisiana restoration construction projects by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is “a down payment in what must be a long-term commitment to restoring and protecting coastal Louisiana,” according to five local and national conservation groups. The Subcommittee’s approval […]