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  • 15 February 2012

      As a senior manager for a site development company, Hernando Beach resident Phil Rubin knows a few things about construction jobs… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 15, 2012; Image: hernando

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearshore artificial reef construction at Mid-Reach in Brevard County is underway and progressing smoothly, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  The reefs are being built in advance of future beach renourishment from Satellite Beach to Indialantic, said USACE. About 4.8 acres of reef will be constructed to mitigate […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo has announced that several provisions he secured to benefit South Jersey under the 2016 “Water Resources Development Act” have been approved by the House of Representatives. Included within the bill is a $55 million authorization for the construction Hereford Inlet to Cape May Inlet replenishment project. “As we have seen from […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet beach fill project in Northern Ocean County, NJ, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District informs. USACE’s project manager Keith Watson joined NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and other officials at the kick off ceremony. “The Christie Administration is […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Snohomish County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s updated program replaces its 1974 shoreline program – a set of guidelines that will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the county’s estimated 2,000 miles of freshwater and marine shorelines. The update combines […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Authorities & Government

    The county Legislature on Tuesday OK’d creation of an ad hoc committee to look into questions about the benefits and costs to Niagara County of offshore windpower generation.

  • 27 July 2010

    Works starts soon on three Pinellas County beaches that are scheduled to be replenished with sand. Officials say the oil spill means that… By Robin Sussingham (wusf) [mappress] Source: wusf, July 28, 2010;

  • 15 December 2011

    State and local officials are expected to emerge from a two-day meeting in Astoria Dec. 15 and Dec. 16 with recommendations… By Jeremy C. Ruark ( seasidesignal ) [mappress] Source: seasidesignal , December 15, 2011

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    After this early week’s storm and coincident refueling of the hopper dredger Ellis Island, Carteret County is back to work pumping sand from a submerged pipeline (Line 7) that emerges near the Sea Dunes Subdivision.  “Nourishment is currently progressing east from this point, and after this morning’s pump-out of a load of sand, we are […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    King County (WA) has launched a 30-day public comment period for the Pacific Right Bank Flood Protection Project. According to the officials, this is the first step in the development of the project along the White River. “The new project is expected to substantially improve flood protection in the City of Pacific as well as environmental […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Congressman Rutherford announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest supplemental disaster relief funds in Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns counties for hurricane and natural disaster recovery. The USACE will invest $36.8 million in St. Johns County for the Vilano Beach renourishment project, as well as $2 million dollars in each […]

  • 8 October 2006

    Miami-Dade County commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a dredging permit to build a mega-yacht facility on Watson Island. Island Gardens is hailed as the missing jewel in a waterfront community, a new place to spoil the locals and, it’s hoped, wealthy visitors. When Miami commissioners let voters decide what to do with long-neglected […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ventura County Watershed Protection District (VCWPD) recently sent a letter to the Army Corps requesting for the Department permit for its routine operation and maintenance program. According to the Corps, an permit application has been received for the maintenance of VCWPD facilities (Covered Facilities) pursuant to VCWPDs Routine Operation and Maintenance Program. The proposed permit, if issued, […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    It will not be a great deal of money to start with, but Ashtabula County will get a cut of the revenue from a pilot offshore wind farm…   By Carl E. Feather (starbeacon) [mappress] Source: starbeacon, May 20, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Jared Huffman recently visited the Port of Humboldt Bay to observe dredging operations in progress easing shallow water conditions, according to the California Association of Port Authorities. Heavy rainfall during the last winter has led to sediment deposits in the bay restricting larger vessels from entering the port. The Congressman acknowledged the importance of […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work is about to begin on the second phase of Exeter’s flood defense scheme. The work on a new flood embankment around Exwick playing fields will start next week (5 September). Two out of the three playing fields will remain open during the works but the third playing field, which is closest to the health center, […]

  • 16 November 2011

    A week after elections, Carolina Beach Town Council is back to work. The elected officials moved several projects forward at their November…   By Craig Reck (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, November 16, 2011;

  • 18 July 2011

    One county’s disposal facility is another county’s preservation project. Or sometimes the same county…   (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, July 18, 2011;

  • 8 September 2016

    Sacramento County and Applied LNG signed a multi-year contract for the supply of renewable liquefied natural gas, as the county attempts to reduce its GHG emissions.

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, are about to hold an informational public meeting on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. USACE and the county will host the meeting September 9, from 5-7 p.m., at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Applied LNG has won a multiyear contract from County of Sacramento to fuel the county and city natural gas vehicle fleets with renewable liquefied natural gas (RLNG).