Project Updates & Industry Developments
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U.S. Army Corps Aiming to Use Inlets as Future Beachfill Borrow Sites

NJ, United States

Next Periodic Nourishment for LBI Scheduled for Fiscal Year 2022The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently working toward acquiring permissions to utilize Little Egg Inlet and Barnegat Inlet as...

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Pender beaches look to rebound

NC, United States

Mid-November storm caused significant erosion, but officials say Mother Nature, nourishment projects should help rebuild the beachesEarlier this month, a strong nor’easter tore into the region’s...

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Mississippi River dredging funds released

MN, United States

Two members of Congress from Minnesota announced Nov. 14 they had secured the release of $100 million in dredging and restoration funds for the Upper Mississippi River to address the after-effects...

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DNR rejects proposal to dredge Grand River for powerboating

MI, United States

The state has rejected a proposal to dredge 22.5 miles of the Grand River in West Michigan to open it up to power boating.The proposal came from a group led by West Michigan developer Dan Hibma.The...

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USACE completes Overton Lock and Dam dewatering

LA, United States

Personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District inspected and performed maintenance during a complete dewatering of the John H. Overton Lock and Dam, located on the Red River near...

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Cameron shrimpers complain LNG dredging ruining prime shrimping spot

LA, United States

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) -LNG may be king, but Cameron fishermen would like to still be able to make a living shrimping this time of year in Gulf waters. They say a favorite shrimping spot is no...

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Officials raise concerns about Simonton dredging

IN, United States

GOSHEN — The Simonton Lake dredging project is wrapping up, but county storm water officials have expressed concerns ahead of a site visit from state agencies.The bulk of the work to improve...

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Clean-up continues at Dixon Superfund site

IL, United States

DIXON (WREX) — Since August, the U.S. EPA has been cleaning up dangerous chemicals at the former site of the Dixon Iron and Metal Company, which is just feet from the Rock River.We first broke...

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Giant sandbags are the latest effort to stop erosion in Waikiki

HI, United States

It's also the first Waikiki beach improvement project since 1972.After three weeks of construction, the latest effort to stop erosion in Waikiki is complete. It's also the first Waikiki beach...

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Opinion: County asks for community’s help with renourishment

FL, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the State of Florida are working with St. Johns County on a beach renourishment project in South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beach that will provide residents,...

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Dredging of inlet begins; work will be done around-the-clock

FL, United States

The Lake Worth Inlet is getting dredged.But that means life will be noisier for some North End residents through early December, including the Thanksgiving Day holiday.A contractor has begun scooping...

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Contractor begins repairs on Bradenton Beach public dock

FL, United States

Work began the week of Nov. 18 on the first wave of repairs for the new floating dock at the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach.Workers from Sarasota-based Duncan Seawall Nov. 19 removed...

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Beach Dredging Begins in Brevard County

FL, United States

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A beach dredge has arrived from Texas to be used in Brevard County. The beach restoration project will start in Port Canaveral, run offshore to Canaveral Shores, then...

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Paul reintroduces bill to prioritize smaller harbors

DC, United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. (11/30/19) — Last week, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act (S. 2923), which modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to...

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Huntington Beach desalination plant appears headed for a key approval

CA, United States

Poseidon Water’s long-delayed plans to build one of the West Coast’s biggest seawater desalination plants on the Huntington Beach coastline appear headed for a key approval.A regional water board...