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  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Seabrook Board of Selectmen at their March 6 meeting formally voted to sign on to a letter to Senator Jeanne Shaheen asking for support for federal funding for the Seabrook Harbor dredging project. New Hampshire’s Hampton/Seabrook Harbor is in desperate need of maintenance dredging, the letter said. While the need is most urgent on […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Sununu and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Bob Scott yesterday announced the release of a draft revision of the New Hampshire Wetlands rules, the first complete rewrite of the rules since 1991. The NHDES wetland rules regulate the following type of resources: wetlands, surface waters (lakes, ponds), watercourses (streams, rivers), […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program has announced the availability of targeted funds for projects that enhance coastal resilience to current and future hazards. Each year, coastal communities in New Hampshire experience flooding and coastal storm damages to property, infrastructure, natural resources, and cultural resources, along with associated economic disruptions. The […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     A $4,6 million dredging project in Hampton-Seabrook harbor in New Hampshire is officially underway. Commenting the latest news, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, said: “Dredging at Hampton-Seabrook Harbor will strengthen the economy and improve safety for local fishermen and anyone who uses the harbor. This has been a top priority of mine and I’m […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of New Hampshire signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public boat access facility along the Connecticut River known as Ashley Ferry, in Claremont, N.H., will be closed next week due to the dredging operations, aimed to remove accumulated river silt at the ramp, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said.  The closure will begin early in the morning on Monday, July 31, […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators for New Hampshire Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan issued the following statement in response to the Army Corps of Engineers’ release of their fiscal year 2019 work plan, which includes $4.6 million to move emergency dredging efforts for Hampton-Seabrook Harbor. “Dredging at Hampton-Seabrook Harbor is desperately needed and I’m very pleased that the Corps has […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan have issued the following statements after the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton-Seabrook and Portsmouth Harbors. “I’m very pleased to see […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Hampton Harbor maintenance dredging project in New Hampshire, conducted by H&L Contracting, has been successfully completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England, reports. Approximately 170,000 cubic yards of sandy material was hydraulically dredged from the 8-foot deep entrance channel, 8-foot deep Hampton channel, 8-foot deep cross channel, 8-foot deep Hampton anchorage, 6-foot […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America has signaled its interest to develop offshore wind in the U.S. state of New Hampshire by becoming the member of Clean Energy NH (CENH). According to CENH, EnBW represents the first offshore wind industry member in the organization’s portfolio. “EnBW North America is excited to partner with Clean Energy New Hampshire – the […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Congresswoman Shea-Porter’s amendments to dredge Hampton and Portsmouth Harbors have been included in the House Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which recently passed 408-2. Commenting the latest news, the New Hampshire Congresswoman said: “Hampton Harbor is New Hampshire’s largest commercial fishing port, and it is a lifeline to the ocean for New Hampshire […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Governor Christopher T. Sununu has requested the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to establish an intergovernmental offshore renewable energy task force for the state. The purpose of the task force would be to facilitate coordination and consultation among federal, state and local governments on renewable energy commercial leasing proposals in federal waters […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program has announced five new projects to promote flood hazard preparedness and resilience in New Hampshire communities along the Atlantic Coast and Great Bay estuary. Together, these projects mobilize over $521,000 to focus on municipal and state coastal resilience planning and make available dedicated resources and […]

  • 20 December 2012

     As Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath prompt more Granite Staters to call for action to tackle global warming and the rise in extreme weather, Environment New Hampshire released a new Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center report that shows that New Hampshire’s current power generation from wind energy displaces as much global warming pollution […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan announced last week that The Nature Conservancy and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services will receive nearly $1.4 million in federal grants through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grants Program. This money will be used to protect and strengthen New Hampshire and the region’s […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta said he believes the river dredging project and the replacement of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge are crucial to sustaining New Hampshire’s economic health. The Port of New Hampshire is currently suited for ships up to 600 feet long and 108 feet wide, but U.S. Congressman stressed that the Panama Canal […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is again calling on federal officials to allocate funding for an emergency dredging of Hampton Harbor. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen led a letter yesterday with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster, to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Hampton Harbor Federal navigation project in Seabrook and Hampton, New Hampshire, and the state anchorage in Hampton. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of the 8-foot Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) anchorage on the Seabrook side, the 8-foot […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peter King, P.E., LSP, LEP, a senior environmental engineer and an Associate of Geosyntec based in New Hampshire, is the moderator of an Environmental Business Council meeting set for October 22, 2013. Mr. King is a member of the EBC New Hampshire Chapter Leadership Team for 2013. The topic for the upcoming meeting, organized by […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is the local sponsor and has requested this dredging. Rye Harbor is a small, 40-acre estuarine embayment located approximately five miles south of […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Senator, Jeanne Shaheen, toured the Rye Harbor yesterday, confirming that she will continue to push for more dredging operations in this area. “Local businesses and the fishing industry need Rye Harbor to be dredged. This has been a priority of mine and I stopped by today to meet with local leaders and discuss […]