Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Senate proposes $300 million loan fund for cities battling Great Lakes flooding

MI, United States

By Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com Congress will get a chance to weigh a bill that would offer Michigan’s shoreline communities access to $300 million...

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Lawmakers, Clean-Water Advocates Team Up To Oppose Conowingo Pact

MD, United States

By Bryan Renbaum, MarylandReporter - Republican and Democratic lawmakers joined clean-water advocates on Wednesday to declare their support for...

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Needham history: Building, and rebuilding, Rosemary Lake

MA, United States

Through the winter we have watched the excavators dredging muck from the bed of Rosemary Lake, removing some of the pollutants that have filtered in over the years (decades? centuries?). Earlier in...

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Costs Continue To Rise As Lake Dredging Delayed

KS, United States

Kiesa Kay Special to The Gardner News The spillway needs work, and in addition, Gardner Lake residents have expressed concerns for more than 15 years about dredging the lake, which involves an...

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Manasota Key celebrating fresh sand

FL, United States

ENGLEWOOD — Boulder Pointe condominium owners are among the Manasota Key property owners celebrating the start of the beach nourishment project this week.For the first time in a decade or...

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Florida House moves landmark environmental legislation to DeSantis’ desk

FL, United States

(The Center Square) – The Florida House on Wednesday unanimously approved the Clean Waterways Act and a bill requiring sea-level studies for public projects, adopting landmark environmental...

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Santa Barbara Happenings: Possible Naval Ship Visit, Dredging and Fuel Dock Renovations

CA, United States

SANTA BARBARA—The Santa Barbara Harbor Commission was briefed on several significant happenings at their Feb. 20 meeting. Items on the agenda included a briefing about discussions for a...

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Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

United States

Susan Layton Chief, Planning and Policy Branch Norfolk District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers The purpose of this presentation is to provide details and receive feedback on the Tentatively...

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Statement of Commissioner Bentzel on Maritime Shipping and Coronavirus Impacts

United States

The maritime industry has been deeply affected as a result of the upheaval caused by the coronavirus and its impacts to Chinese manufacturing and logistics services. Ocean carriers have been forced to...

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Mississippi River may help save Louisiana’s disappearing coast

MA, United States

HOLDEN, Mass. – We were standing on the banks of the Mississippi River, about an hour west of Boston.Of course, the real Mississippi River is halfway across the continent. We were in fact in the...

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Dredging plan for Delaware Bay moves forward

DE, United States

DOVER — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced Monday the dredging plan for the Delaware Bay will be submitted to Congress for authorization.The recommendations call...

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Valuing Climate Risk in the Real Estate Sector

United States

Insurance remains the primary tool for managing climate-related risk. But for how long?Despite indications that real estate asset managers and investors have begun taking steps to manage climate...

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Corps of Engineers holds meeting on Flood Risk Management Project

United States

The Johnson County Fiscal Court and the City of Paintsville, along with The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), held a public meeting in the Johnson Central High School gymnasium during the...

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Building sunken breakwaters off SC coast to halt beach erosion has unclear future

SC, United States

A submerged breakwater system proposed to lessen beach erosion in South Carolina won’t pop up offshore anytime soon. No one is sure of their exact design or where they would have to go to be...

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Dune-hating Jersey Shore town to poll residents on boardwalk

NJ, United States

This Jan. 16, 2020 photo shows the end of the Ventnor, N.J. boardwalk as seen from Margate, N.J., where a group of residents wants the city to build its own boardwalk. Proponents of building the...