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Allu system enables reuse of dredged materials from canal

DE, United States

The historic Delaware and Raritan Canal periodically undergoes dredging in order to keep the waterway active. As part of this ongoing process, a soil stabilisation system and Processor system from...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers identifies short-term natural disaster recovery activities funded by the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019

DC, United States

Washington (September 25, 2019) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today work that it will accomplish with Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and...

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Connecticut: Zoning Proposal to Double Setback Near Water Raises Questions and Opposition in Old Lyme

CT, United States

OLD LYME — Multiple town commissions and members of the public are expected to raise objections to a proposed text amendment to Tidal Waters Protection regulation at Tuesday’s meeting of the...

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Sag Harbor creek's contamination causing beach erosion

NY, United States

Little North West Creek in Sag Harbor represents many of the issues that currently face Long Island estuaries and waterways.The creek is contaminated with bacteria, which is affecting waterways and...

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DEC wants drinking water protection plan before it will allow dredging

NY, United States

POUGHKEEPSIE – Central Hudson Gas and Electric is continuing to mobilize for the dredging of the Hudson River off Poughkeepsie to rid the river bottom of coal tar from a former manufactured gas...

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Corps of Engineers replenish eroding shoreline near Cathlamet

WA, United States

Wahkiakum County Commissioner Cothren, center, gets a closer look at the new sediment placed on the shore of Cape Horn Tuesday morning. Cothren is accompanied by Col. Aaron Dorf, right, and resident...

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Massachusetts: Outer Cape faces more coastal erosion this winter

MA, United States

PROVINCETOWN — There is no clear way to predict what the winter will bring for coastal erosion.It depends, in many ways, on how many nor’easters blow through and how strong they are. Unlike the...

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California: Coastal City Refuses to Retreat

CA, United States

Comparison of automated and digitized cliff top and base (toe) metrics in Del Mar, California, overlain on high-resolution lidar-derived digital elevation model as part of a Coastal National Elevation...

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CBO: Navy shipbuilding plan would average $31 billion a year

United States

The U.S. Navy and the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) seem to just count things differently. Inevitably, the CBO finds that the Navy lowballs the estimated costs of its shipbuilding...

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Florida: $1.6 billion Everglades reservoir site work could begin early next year

FL, United States

Florida Crystals Corp. wants to terminate its controversial 6,000-acre lease within the Everglades Agricultural Area about 15 months early, clearing the way to begin site preparation for a $1.6...

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Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon Dredge is Being Used to Remove Silts and Sediment from a Hydroelectric Power Plant Reservoir

MD, United States

In 2018 the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott® Series 1270 Dragon® dredge for the Kapichira hydropower plant in...

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Chesapeake cleanup became 'model restoration for the world'

VA, United States

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Money Point along the shoreline of the southern branch of the Elizabeth River was once so polluted, few thought it could ever be brought back to life.Years of creosote...

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In Staten Island, NYC’s first ‘mitigation bank’ restores 54 acres of wetlands

NY, United States

A city pilot program has revitalized Saw Mill Creek’s degraded marshlandThe city is wrapping up a 54-acre wetlands restoration on Staten Island’s west shore after years of dredging debris from Saw...

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Feasibility study could begin long-term harbor revitalization

MA, United States

With a new maritime center drawing boaters to award-winning Padanaram Harbor, the Dartmouth Waterways Commission wants to keep the momentum of reimaging the waterways and land around it moving...

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U.S. House of Representatives Chairmen & Ranking Members on the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure & Sub Committee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Request CRS (Congressional Research Service) to address bias in Jones Act Reports Issued.

United States

EXCLUSIVE DREDGEWIRE PRESS RELEASE By Heiko U. Osterchrist -Associate Publisher, DredgeWire Earlier this summer Dredging Contractors of America challenged the findings in CRS 2019 Harbor...