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USACE Hosted Public Meeting to Revisit Dredging Over 31 million cu.yds in Matagorda Ship Channel

TX, United States

Efforts to widen and deepen the Matagorda Ship Channel hit a wall in December when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers withdrew its design plans, saying they needed to redo their environmental assessment for the project. Then this month, the corps announced it was prepared to draft a new environmental study. The corps will host… Read More

USACE Detroit District Identifies Little Lake Harbor Needing Dredging

MI, United States

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District identifies Little Lake Harbor, located near Newberry, Michigan, as a critical need for dredging due to significant shoaling and shoreline flooding. “Little Lake Harbor is a shallow draft harbor that serves as an important Harbor of Refuge and supports Tribal fishing,” LeighAnn… Read More

Proposal to Direct US Offshore Wind Revenues to Beach Nourishment

United States

Waterlog by Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi, Warwick Consultants Offshore Wind Legislation Directs Revenues to Beach Nourishment and Coastal Protection | States impacted by offshore wind projects deserve a cut of the revenues derived from the sale of lease areas to offset impacts to the environment and local economies. The Save Limit Grow Act of… Read More

Corps launches Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, announced the launch of the Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study, a five-year, $25 million mega-study that will deliver recommendations for effective and practical management of the Mississippi River from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico. The purpose of the study is to identify recommendations for… Read More

USACE, USDA and University of Kentucky break ground on new research facility

KY, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District celebrated the groundbreaking of a $65.9 million Forage Animal Production Research Unit with the United States Department of Agriculture and University of Kentucky, May 23, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky. The new 52,600 square-foot research facility for the USDA Agricultural Research Service, located at UK’s College of Agriculture,… Read More

Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Coastal Resilience Chiefs Report Signing

United States

On June 2, 2023, Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th Chief of Engineers, signed a Chief’s Report recommending the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Coastal Resilience Study for congressional approval. The recommended plan from the study includes: – Interior breakwaters on the GIWW-side of the barrier islands. – Earthen berm located behind the interior… Read More

Fed to grant emergency exception for Wrightsville Beach renourishment

NC, United States

“if Wrightsville Beach experiences one more major storm the devastation to property could be catastrophic, costing taxpayers as well as the National Flood Insurance Program significantly more.” said Congressman David Rouzer, R-NC The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced it will enact an emergency exception to the Coastal Barriers Resource Act The exception will allow USACE… Read More

$5 Million Dredging Of Milford Harbor Start Date Released

CT, United States

The dredging of Milford Harbor is scheduled to begin mid-October, according to Milford’s chief of staff, Justin Rosen. Rosen said the city of Milford was granted $5 million in federal funding for testing, permitting and dredging the Federal Channel and Federal Anchorage and removing and replacing the mooring tackle, including Helix anchors and Seaflex downlines…. Read More

LSU says work on first major phase of University Lakes project-$17.5mm- should begin this month

LA, United States

LSU said Friday that the final permit needed for full-fledged work on a restoration of the University Lakes system is in and that construction on its yearlong first phase should start by the end of the month. A collection of local agencies is working to improve the series of six lakes between City Park and… Read More

Dredging effort to clean up Cedar Lake, decades in the making, about to begin

IN, United States

Workers staffing the dredge that will spend the next three years sucking sediment from the bottom of Cedar Lake say they have heard all the stories of what may be hidden in the lake’s murky depths. Airplanes, a locomotive engine, automobiles, boats, snowmobiles, slot machines, weapons and potentially even the remains of infamous missing teamster… Read More

Preserving an iconic beach for future generations

NY, United States

When Rifat Salim came to the United States from Pakistan as a young girl with her mother and siblings to reunite with her father after years of being a part, one of the first places he suggested they visit is Coney Island, a famous beach and amusement park destination in Brooklyn, New York City that’s… Read More

Work begins on fish and wildlife habitat restoration at Lake Ballinger

WA, United States

SEATTLE — Construction work to restore fish and wildlife habitat on more than 16 acres of a former golf course is underway as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City of Mountlake Terrace partnership. The Lake Ballinger Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project will restore wetlands, riparian corridors, and create more places for birds, fish,… Read More

Mashpee Staff Seeks Popponesset Approach Channel Dredging In June

MA, United States

The Popponesset approach channel may be dredged this summer despite a variety of delays that have so far made it impossible, according to Mashpee town staff. Paperwork has been submitted for the channel to be dredged in June, Mashpee Harbormaster Robert Tomaino told residents at an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 31, but the project… Read More

Update on $24.4 mm South Fork Inlet Dredging Project by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

NY, United States

Dredging the Moriches Inlet and Shinnecock Inlet were the two most challenging out of five such projects that the contractors recently completed on the South Shore of Long Island, federal officials said. Houston-based Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC dredged more than 1 million cubic yards combined from all five waterways — the other three were… Read More

Here’s the latest on the project to deepen the Wilmington harbor

NC, United States

The US Army Corps of Engineers will hold an open house later this month to provide more information about the proposed project. Wilmington harbor was deepened several times over the last century. The North Carolina ports authority wants to do it again — from 42 feet to 47 feet — to bring in larger cargo… Read More

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