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  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public review and comment on the updated shoreline programs. The city of Republic and the county worked together to update their shoreline programs, which were originally developed […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monmouth County Freeholders Thomas A. Arnone and Serena DiMaso became, respectively, Freeholder Director and Deputy Director at the Board’s 2016 organization meeting held earlier in January at the Biotechnology High School. Following a business meeting that appointed the freeholder and citizen members to more than a dozen county boards and commissions, each of the freeholders […]

  • 7 October 2011

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus joined Ackerman, Miss., Mayor Dick Cain to announce today that the name of the Department of the Navy​’s next Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) will be United States Naval Ship (USNS) Choctaw County, during a brief ceremony today at Ackerman High School, Ackerman, Miss. “I grew up in […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The Elected Members of Clare County Council approved a long-term strategy to harness County Clare’s renewable energy resources yesterday. The Clare County Renewable Energy Strategy 2014-2020 has been incorporated into the Clare County Development Plan following a 4-week long public consultation process earlier this year. The Strategy outlines the potential for a range of renewable […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Pend Oreille County’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The county’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sarasota County portion of Manasota Key’s beach renourishment project is set to be completed within a week, finishing the project before sea turtle nesting season starts, the Englewood Sun reports. Earlier this month, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) finished restoring the shoreline of the Charlotte County portion of Manasota Key from […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Okaloosa County commissioners abolished the beach renourishment project, but they will maintain the county’s five year dredging permit. The County commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday night to consider abolishing property assessed annual fees, or MSBU funding, to pay for the project. A lot of residents showed up at the Emerald Coast Convention Center to […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Island County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development on the county’s 210 miles of marine and freshwater lake shorelines. The county’s proposed Shoreline Master Program consists of unique shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks. It combines […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sarasota County will host a public meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, to provide information and answer questions regarding the Manasota Key Restoration Project. “There will be a brief presentation at the beginning. County staff will be available for one-on-one discussions with interested citizens after the presentation,” said the county in their official release. The […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, issued a public notice Sept. 10, announcing its proposal to reissue Regional General Permit (RGP) SAJ-86 in Walton and Bay Counties. The Corps originally issued SAJ-86 June 30, 2004 and reissued it June 23, 2009. SAJ-86 authorizes the discharge of fill or dredged material into non-tidal waters […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is responsible for 1,300 miles of the state’s 1,800 miles of coastline, constructing and maintaining over 30% of the nation’s total shore protection projects. As in previous years, the Corps have been very busy placing sand on shorelines across the state in preparation for the coming storm season. […]

  • 29 March 2012

    As tcpalm.com reports, a $2.5 million expansion of the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project is expected to put off the need for the next dredging project by a year. Martin County commissioners voted unanimously to authorize county engineers to negotiate with Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Va., to expand the dredging project to a total of […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Clark County’s updated shoreline master program. Clark County’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 280 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores in the county, including those along the Columbia, Washougal […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Public comment is sought on a limited amendment to Clark County’s shoreline master program. The county’s plan was updated in 2012. These minor changes will affect how Clark County administers its shoreline master program. Amendments clarify the definition for dredging and correct inconsistencies related to dredging in wetlands and for restoration. Non-water-oriented commercial uses will […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc. is about to begin Collier County Beach Renourishment project, according to the county’s latest update. The County Coastal Zone Management has advised that beach access for the 2019 Beach Renourishment Project at Horizon Way will remain open through this weekend. They also added that mobilization and staging at that location is […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, has announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County. The governor was joined by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, and state and county officials for the funding announcement, which includes $1 million for […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Human Capital

    In a hot, overflowing middle school auditorium Wednesday, the Lake Michigan offshore wind debate turned ugly.

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for construction of a dredged material management area (DMMA) at Site O-23 located in Martin County, Florida. “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide comments on the draft Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Identification of Alternative Sand Sources for the Remaining Period of Federal Participation, Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Limited Reevaluation Report is available for informational purposes […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The Alpenhorn News reports that the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors recently approved a license agreement with the Arrowhead Lake Association. This agreement is two-year, three-month licensed arrangement for the Arrowhead Lake Association (ALA) to operate a stockpile site for dredged materials on an acre of county-owned land in Lake Arrowhead. Each year, the […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County, located in the Tampa Bay Area in Central Florida, approved a major beach renourishment project on Pass-a-Grille beach earlier this week, ABC Action News reports. Under this coastal protection plan, crews will fill in the shoreline from around 24th Avenue South with new sand to help stop beach erosion and prevent damage to […]