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  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    In a Change of Command ceremony earlier this week in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. William M. Conde. Presiding over the ceremony was Maj. Gen. Kent Savre, Commanding General at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced last week that the last pile of excavated contaminated soil was removed from its construction site in Everett.  The ‘bottoming out’ of this $2.4 billion project marks the completion of one of the largest and most complex urban construction […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, recently was provided the annual report of the Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program titled “Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee Program/Program Account Annual Report” for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. The report was submitted by the sponsor, Audubon Connecticut, to the Corps of Engineers on June […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Storage

    Anbaric has filed an application with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the development of the Southern New England OceanGrid offshore transmission system. Anbaric is seeking non-exclusive rights-of-way to develop the independent, open-access offshore transmission system, which is said to be designed to maximize the region’s offshore wind resources. Once approved, the […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating has attached several amendments to the new Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that has passed both houses of Congress and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature, the CapeCod.com NewsCenter reports.  The second of the five amendments gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authority to repair or replace any […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 5 January 2018

    A severe winter storm, named Grayson, is impacting the maritime community in Northern New England.

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reissuing Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. According to the Corps, the new NWPs take effect March 19, 2017 replacing […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY17 Civil Works Work Plan was finalized in late May 2017, allowing the New England District to plan for final project funding for the remainder of the fiscal year. In Connecticut, funding is available for operation and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management reservoirs, the Stamford Hurricane […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on 13 projects which have applied for 2017 funding through Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program, the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP). The sponsor for the program is the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, said USACE in their release. The In-Lieu Fee (ILF) […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Mashpee is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Mashpee, Mass. The proposed work is dredging and the discharge of dredged material below the high tide […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    FJ Santos Living Trust is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing and maintaining a wharf, dock building, pier, ramp and other work in Provincetown, Mass. The proposed work involves construction and maintenance of a 52-foot by 216-foot wharf […]

  • 19 November 2019

    New England offshore wind leaseholders Equinor, Mayflower Wind, Ørsted, Eversource and Vineyard Wind have submitted a uniform turbine layout proposal to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). The layout specifies that turbines will be spaced 1 nautical mile apart, arranged in east-west rows and north-south columns, with the rows and columns continuous across the seven lease […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Electric Boat Corporation of Groton, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District for work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and other proposed work at the facility in Groton. According to an official USACE’s statement, this work is proposed in the Thames River at […]

  • 15 January 2018

    Two U.S. congresswomen and a congressman have introduced legislation to stop drilling for oil and gas off the coasts of New England states.

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A regional transmission organization ISO New England Inc. (ISO-NE) had ran a capacity auction to procure the resources that will be needed to meet New England’s projected demand in 2019-2020, and purchased 6.8MW of capacity from Deepwater Wind’s Block Island offshore wind farm, among others.  New England’s annual capacity auction concluded on 8 February with sufficient resources to meet the […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Research & Development

    Anbaric has submitted a request to ISO New England for an economic study to examine the impacts of 8,000, 10,000 and 12,000MW of offshore wind on energy prices, air emissions and fuel security. The study’s target year is 2030 and it will take into account the recent and upcoming retirements of the Vermont Yankee, Pilgrim and […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Duxbury, MA, Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with replacement of a seawall that was damaged by storms in 2018 in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The work, proposed on Duxbury Beach in […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Environment

    A multi-user, planned transmission system to harness wind power off New England’s coast could result in onshore electric grid cost savings of over $ 1 billion and significantly reduce environmental impacts, a report prepared for transmission developer Anbaric shows. The report, Offshore Transmission in New England: The Benefits of a Better-Planned Grid, describes the limitations […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a Change of Command ceremony yesterday at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. […]