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Polito Hopes Dredging can Begin “in the Near Future”

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito left SouthCoast last week with the notion that the region has the ability to become a juggernaut within the “blue economy.”The city’s port recently ranked as the most valuable in...

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CM Sonowal Launches Barak Dredging at Opening of Mega River Festival

India

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday launched dredging operations for the Barak river during the inauguration of the three-day Namami Barak festival The Barak river, designated as...

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Nags Head Plans 2018 Beach Nourishment after Hurricane Matthew Took a Third of its Sand

United States

The surf lapped at the bottom of the dune line, erasing tire tracks left only a few hours earlier on the narrow strip of sand.Blame the shrunken strand on Hurricane Matthew, which last year consumed a...

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Massive Cleanup of Onondaga Lake Coming to an End

United States

A massive cleanup project on Onondaga Lake is coming to an end.Honeywell's final work of restoring shoreline habitat is slated to conclude this month. The company completed dredging 2.2 million cubic...

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Minot Now in Planning Stages for Diversion Channel to Avert Floods

United States

A diversion channel tying into a levee with a recreation trail appears to be the best plan for flood protection in west Minot, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.The corps held a public...

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Coastal Commission Rejects Bid to Cancel Broad Beach Sand Replacement Permit

United States

One of the line-items on the November 2017 California Coastal Commission agenda was a one-year extension of the beleaguered Broad Beach Replenishment Project. Following years of delays with issues...

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Dredging Options Explored at Ocean City Inlet Meeting

United States

While generally regarded as a productive exercise, a meeting last Thursday between officials of local, state and federal governments on the need to curb shoaling in the Ocean City inlet focused on...

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Lake Worth Inlet to be Dredged; Sand Bound for Palm Beach’s Shores

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to dredge the Lake Worth Inlet this winter and will place the sand on the northern tip of the town’s shore.The Corps’ contractor, Weeks Marine, will begin...

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Oceanside Beach Erosion Study Loses Federal Funding

United States

A three-year study of possible solutions to Oceanside beach erosion has stalled after federal funding dried up and now the city is being asked to pony up as much as $1 million to restart it, a city...

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High Water Level Slows Down River Cleanup Near Otsego

United States

Contractors working on the Kalamazoo River cleanup project west of Otsego had to shut down when heavy rain swelled the river in October.“We shut down for two weeks and we probably lost three weeks in...

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Shore Town Receives Award for Innovative Back Bay Dredging Project

United States

An engineering organization has honored a Cape May County municipality for an innovative back bay dredging project.Avalon and its municipal engineering firm, Mott MacDonald, are the recipients of the...

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Carolina Beach Dredging Update: New Test Says Arsenic Not in Soil Touched by Town

United States

The Town of Carolina Beach’s lake dredging project, which has been on hold for some time, continues its trudge toward a resolution. The project was suspended after a conflict with the Military Ocean...

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DEP Reviewing Bids for Little Egg Inlet Dredging

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit on Nov. 6 to clear shoals from Little Egg Inlet, and the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection is reviewing bids for the work, according to DEP...

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County May Go To Court To Gain Rights-of-entry

United States

Are the gloves ready to come off?Wahkiakum County officials are trying to get everything in order for beach nourishment projects next year, and facing one major obstacle.County officials and their...

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Oak Island Finalizing Plans to Place Sand from Multiple Projects on Full Length of Beach

United States

Oak Island’s engineer will meet with a contractor Thursday to finalize plans for placing emergency sand along much of the beach, town council learned Tuesday night.Johnny Martin of Moffatt &...