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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has issued a Public Notice concerning an application by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) for a Department of the Army permit to conduct restoration activities on 11 lakes and water bodies in the FWC’s North Central Region. The Army Corps of Engineers regulates these […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to improve navigation and boat access, Door County officials have proposed to dredge the harbor and entrance channel at Chaudoir’s Dock County Park in Door County. A public meeting on the proposed disposal of the dredged material from the harbor will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Cherryland Airport, 3538 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    At a joint meeting, July 9th, with the Town of Jupiter Island, Martin County reaffirmed its commitment to work with state and federal partners to maintain a safe and navigable St. Lucie Inlet, as it has for decades. The Commission also stated their continued intent to place these valuable sand resources on beaches to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County has just released the latest update on their Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project, saying that the dredging operations in the Sailfish Navigation Channel are now completed. “As we move into the final phases of construction, great progress has been made on the renourishment project,” the county said in their latest statement. Dredging in […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    At its October 28 meeting, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve an interlocal agreement with the Town of Jupiter Island relating to the St. Lucie Inlet. With this agreement, the parties will work collaboratively regarding Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permits and the development of a new Inlet Management […]

  • 5 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources Management will hold a public meeting on Friday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss using sand from offshore of St. Lucie County and other South Florida areas for the renourishment of beaches in Miami-Dade County. The meeting will be held in […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District and Lake County Utilities, along with Congressman David Joyce and Lake County Commissioners recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement to design a 600-foot stone revetment on the Lake Erie. The new stone revetment is designed to protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump Station water intake from the […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved King County’s updated shoreline master program. The shoreline program will result significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of 2,000 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many marine, river, lake, and stream shores in the county. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Suffolk County plans to dredge James Creek in Mattituck, Little Creek in Cutchogue and Budds Pond in Southold this winter as part of its annual commitment to keeping waterways throughout the county clear for navigation. County Executive Steve Levy announced the plans last week. Every year, the county’s Department of Public Works dredges several creeks […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes within Grant County, including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake, has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Elected Members of Clare County Council have approved a long-term strategy to harness County Clare’s renewable energy resources. 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 […]

  • 6 November 2013

    The Calvert County, Md., Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreement and tax relief for the proposed Dominion Cove Point Liquefaction Project at its existing Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal located on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, Md. The terms of the PILOT agreement include […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Jefferson County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the water quality, protection, use, development and restoration of about 250 miles of marine shorelines including Hood Canal and the Strait of Juan de Fuca; roughly 600 miles of river shorelines, including […]

  • 12 September 2013

    A key scheme to dredge two of Somerset’s main rivers has been supported by Somerset County Council with a commitment of £300,000. Members of the County Council’s Cabinet today agreed to contribute to a dredging fund and also endorsed other recommendations of a county flooding action plan. The cash will be used to dredge sections […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in mid-April, St. Lucie County will begin placing as much as 100,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet to combat the severe erosion that has occurred there. According to the county, the sand is being provided through an agreement with the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), […]