Project Updates & Industry Developments
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DEP awards $264,000 for Lake Erie Coastal Zone

PA, United States

Grants awarded Tuesday will pay for shorebird monitoring at Presque Isle State Park, the restoration of a stream that runs through Millcreek Township and to research the sources of E. coli...

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Lake Michigan packing a punch as massive waves cause erosion

MI, United States

Right now, Lake Michigan is packing a punch. Big waves are rolling in and crashing into shore along southwest Michigan.A lot of people there are thinking about what the conditions mean for...

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DCA Support: Full Utilization of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to Receive Full House Vote

DC, United States

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider H.R. 2440, Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance

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New York: Review wind projects, but don’t kill them

NY, United States

When federal officials put the nation’s first big offshore wind farm on hold in order to expand an environmental review.When federal officials put the nation’s first big offshore wind farm on hold in...

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Environmental Group Appeals ‘Arbitrary’ DEP Permit for South Jersey LNG Terminal

South Jersey, NJ, United States

Delaware Riverkeeper Network says officials didn’t have enough evidence to approve applicationThe Delaware Riverkeeper Network said Monday it appealed a permit issued by New Jersey’s Department of...

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Hampton-Seabrook Harbor dredging begins - here’s why it’s vital

NH, United States

SEABROOK -- Work has begun on the dredging of the Hampton-Seabrook Harbor, a project local and state officials have said was urgently needed to protect the Seacoast’s fishing and seaside economy.A...

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U.S. Army Corps dredging along southern Delaware coast

DE, United States

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – A beach dredging project is set to start on Tuesday in Delaware.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is replenishing Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach over the next month or so. This...

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Replenishment projects set for Rehoboth, Dewey beaches

DE, United States

The nor’easter that churned off the East Coast last week showed just how vulnerable Delaware’s beaches can be, as several coastal communities faced flooding conditions as ocean waters breached sand...

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Dominion Gets BOEM Nod Virginia OWF

VA, United States

American power and energy company Dominion Energy has received two key determinations from the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding the design, fabrication and installation of...

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Formosa Plastics settles Lavaca Bay pollution case for $50 Million

TX, United States

A petrochemical plant located about 120 miles southwest of Houston has entered into $50 million settlement in a lawsuit over polluting Lavaca Bay with plastic pellets.A petrochemical plant located...

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Army Corps' proposal for sand dunes to protect Texas coast brings questions about cost, feasibility

TX, United States

Nearly a decade before the “Ike Dike” became accepted jargon for coastal residents of southeast Texas, there were geotubes.Installed on the beaches of Galveston and Bolivar Peninsula in 2001,...

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Cape Horn beach work finishes 13 days

OR, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn east of Cathlamet on October 7. Cape Horn residents and officials from the Corps and Wahkiakum County gathered at...

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Dune Road Takes a Beating

NY, United States

With two back-to-back major fall storms bearing down on the East End in the past week, the west end of Dune Road in Hampton Bays faced severe flooding and erosion, requiring a massive undertaking to...

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Officials urge DEP to upgrade protection of the Cooper River

NJ, United States

This story has been updated to correct the name of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and to correct Erik Silldorff's position with the network.CAMDEN — Fred Stine wants everyone in New Jersey...

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Ocean City Unveils Flooding, Dredging Plans

NJ, United States

By DONALD WITTKOWSKIOcean City intends to combine some old strategies, some new tricks and some serious money to try to tame two of the greatest problems on the barrier island: persistent flooding...