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Lake Erie Port Cities Receive $9.9 Million to Deal with Sediment Dredged from Harbors

OH, United States

The environmental recovery of the Black River and the Port of Lorain has received another shot of funds to help bankroll a new restoration project.On Dec. 3, the Ohio State Controlling Board released...

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Steller Column: Clever Idea — Dredge the Santa Cruz, Cover the Old Dump

United States

This is some strong dirt.Next month, the Pima County Flood Control District will begin removing 150,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Santa Cruz River bed just south and west of downtown.If they...

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Plans to Change Dredging Site on Carlingford Lough Ended

Ireland

Warrenpoint Port will no longer pursue proposals to change how it deals with dredged material, according to the CEO of Warrenpoint Port.Authorities at the Port had been considering the feasibility of...

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Peel Silt to be Put on Old Mine Workings

United Kingdom

Ten of thousands of tonnes of contaminated silt are to be removed from Peel Marina, stored and then used to restore old mine working land on uplands in the South.The project will involve building a...

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Barnstable DPW Dredging Cotuit Bay and Sampson’s Island

MA, United States

Work is underway by the Barnstable Department of Public Works to dredge the Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel and the western tip of Sampson’s Island.This phase of the project will widen the existing...

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Powering The Dredge

OR, United States

Leaders in Bend are looking at a new way to fund the dredging of Mirror Pond: Increasing franchise fees for the utility that owns Newport Dam. The proposal, which became more of a reality following...

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Disputed Wetlands Restoration In Flagler Beach Will Proceed as St. Johns River Board Unanimously Approves $500,000 Project

FL, United States

After much public opposition that led to delays, debates and advocacy campaigns on all sides, the St. Johns Water River Water Management Board this afternoon voted to approve the wetlands-restoration...

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Pashur Channel Dredging to Add 4.5 Sq Km to Dublar Char

Bangladesh

Dublar Char, an island in the Sundarbans, will have about 4.5 square kilometre of land added to its area with the soil deposited on the island during the dredging of the outer bar of Pashur Channel....

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Two Months After Hurricane Michael, Mexico Beach Continues to Rebuild

FL, United States

Monday, December 10th marks two months since Hurricane Michael devastated the Panhandle. Areas like Mexico Beach saw the worst of the storm but the community is still working hard to recover. On...

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Flagler’s Beach ‘Renourishment’ Is Exorbitant Futility

FL, United States

For two hours on Tuesday U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials spoke to a joint meeting of the county commission and the Flagler Beach city commission to describe the scope of the beach renourishment...

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Port of Baltimore to Spend $32.7M to Dredge Second 50 FT Berth

MD, United States

The Port of Baltimore is set to deepen a second container berth to 50 ft at the Seagirt Marine Terminal as part of a US$32.7m project funded by the state and terminal operator Ports America...

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Costly Fix for Florence’s Beach, Inlet Damage

NC, United States

Compared to heavily flooded communities inland, property damage from Hurricane Florence along the North Carolina coast was somewhat lighter and much more scattered. But in almost all the hard-hit...

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South La. Waterways Receive Work Plan Funds

LA, United States

A pair of smaller Louisiana waterways—the Houma Navigation Canal and bayous Chene, Boeuf and Black—will receive additional dredging funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal year...

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Lake Mattamuskeet Restoration Plan Finalized, Awaiting Approval

NC, United States

Water quality, loss of habitat and chronic flooding on land surrounding North Carolina’s largest naturally formed lake are some of the key problems addressed in the final watershed restoration plan....