Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Westport Marina dredging continues

WA, United States

As Westport Marina dredging continues, impacts for boaters on eight floats will be “more significant than originally anticipated,” according to marina business manager Molly Bold.Boaters on floats...

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Custom machine dredging at La Conner Marina

WA, United States

LA CONNER — Dredging has begun at the La Conner Marina, aided by a machine custom-designed to dredge underneath covered boat slips.The estimated $5 million project to dredge both the north...

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Funds lacking for dredging projects

VA, United States

by Megan Schiffres HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland planning commission on September 19 discussed the increasing need to dredge multiple waterways, but made no move to address the problem,...

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Texas LNG to face three opponents in contested case hearing

TX, United States

Houston liquefied natural gas company Texas LNG will face three opponents in an upcoming hearing to obtain a state air pollution permit and build an export terminal at the Port of Brownsville.The...

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Sand from ship channel dredging improves Galveston beaches

TX, United States

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Dredging of the Galveston Ship Channel has provided sand to improve four blocks of Galveston beaches.The Galveston County Daily News reports crews have largely finished...

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Offshore wind developers building Northeast supply chain

NY, United States

Offshore wind energy developers are moving to set up their first U.S. manufacturing and support bases, sensing momentum in the market with New York and New Jersey seeking a combined 12 gigawatts of...

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North Carolina: Beach erosion proves costly

NC, United States

This story is part of an ongoing anniversary series on Hurricane Florence, which struck in September 2018, and the storm’s lingering effects on Carteret County and its residents.EMERALD ISLE...

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Upper Mississippi River On The Rise Again

MO, United States

A couple of short weeks ago, the Rock Island Engineer District was struggling to perform dredging to clear riverbends and shoals from the huge deposits of silt left by this year’s record floods.The...

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St. Paul District Seeks Comments on Dredged Material Management Plan in Pool 5

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA), for its proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 5, near Kellogg, Minnesota.The draft plan...

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‘World’s Largest Offshore Wind Turbine’ Now Planned Off Ocean City

MD, United States

OCEAN CITY — One of the two companies holding permits for offshore wind energy farms off the coast announced it was planning on using 12-megwatt, 853-foot turbines described as the “world’s...

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Cape Cod Commission Awarded State Grant to Develop Coastal Resiliency Bylaw

MA, United States

Responding to climate change by promoting resilient local actionThe Cape Cod Commission will soon begin work to create a model coastal resiliency bylaw that sets out strategies to mitigate and adapt...

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Oil Company Will Pay $100 Million for Damaging Louisiana Coast

LA, United States

An oil drilling company has agreed to pay the state of Louisiana for damaging the state’s coast.The company, Freeport McMoRan, and its affiliates will pay $100 million in cash and environmental...

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Dredging efforts to continue on south side of False River after minor hiccup

LA, United States

NEW ROADS – For the past couple of months, crews have been dredging the north side of False River. Silt has been filling up the lake making some spots only a foot deep. The project, that the state...

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Sand mines booming in Kansas but neighbors object

KS, United States

LINWOOD, Kan. (AP) — Northeast Kansas farmer Mark Tinberg views his work as a calling.But the land is vanishing out from under him.More than 600 acres of crop fields he tended have been lost to...

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Remediation plan recommends mechanical dredging at ore basin

AK, United States

The draft remediation plan for the ore basin recommends mechanical dredging and off-site disposal of the contaminated sediment.The Remedial Action Options Analysis, prepared by a Bellingham,...