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L3 Harris awarded FFG 62 systems integration contract

United States

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) reports that it has been awarded a contract by shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine for the shipboard integration and production of major subsystems onboard the U.S. Navy’s first Constellation class (FFG 62) guided-missile frigate, FFG 62. L3Harris says it is prepared to support the Navy’s plans to build at least 10 ships and… Read More

Emerald Isle Beach Nourishment Set to Begin

NC, United States

The hopper dredge Liberty Island is on schedule to arrive in Emerald Isle Feb. 20 to begin dredging, holding, sailing and pumping sand on the beach at Reach 1, the far west of the Carteret County beach town, as part of Phase III of the post-Florence Renourishment Project. The Liberty Island will complete Reach 1 and then… Read More

Pacific Dredging of San Diego to begin Carlsbad lagoon dredging next week

CA, United States

Pipes and equipment staged along Carlsbad Boulevard Sand replenishment from the dredging of Agua Hedionda Lagoon in Carlsbad will start later and finish sooner than expected, a Poseidon Water official said. Pacific Dredge Co. of San Diego has begun placing pipes and equipment along Carlsbad Boulevard in preparation for the work, said Peter MacLaggan, senior… Read More

Green Coalition Threatens to Sue Biden Administration Over Trump-Era Permits That ‘Jeopardize’ Wildlife

United States

If the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers “continues to ignore its duty to properly account for the harm Nationwide Permit activities pose to species, then litigation may be necessary,” the groups said. A coalition of environmental advocacy groups on Monday threatened to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for failing to ensure that Trump-era… Read More

Army Corps studying ways to use dredged material from Fairport Harbor’s channel for ecosystem restoration

NY, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District is looking at ways to use dredged material from Fairport Harbor’s federal navigational channel for ecosystem restoration projects. One idea that the Army Corps is researching is to take dredged material and make it a component in an artificial reef. This underwater structure would be placed off… Read More

NJ Asks Feds to Help Restore Ravaged Beaches: ‘I’m Just Very Concerned’

NJ, United States

Scroll down to read the DEP Commissioner’s letter New Jersey is requesting emergency help from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fix damaged dunes and beaches carved up by last week’s strong nor’easter. In a letter sent Monday to the Army Corps’ offices in Philadelphia, New York City and Fort Hamilton, New York, acting… Read More

ERDC’s Pittman honored with FLC’s Laboratory Director of the Year award

MS, United States

VICKSBURG, Miss.—  Dr. David Pittman, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), has been chosen for the 2021 Director of the Year award by the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC). “This national award is truly a testimony to your outstanding efforts—and I am honored to receive it in that spirit,” Pittman told… Read More

Corps of Engineers set to begin repairs at Big Sandy Lake Dam

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin rehabilitation of its Big Sandy Lake Dam, near McGregor, Minnesota, this week. The contractor, Kaiyuh Services, LLC, out of Anchorage, Alaska, began staging materials and equipment in preparation for construction last week and anticipates construction will start within the next week…. Read More

Corps of Engineers releases 2020 Lock and Dam 10 navigation stats 2020

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released its 2020 navigation statistics for the Upper Mississippi River today, Feb. 8. During the 2020 season, Corps staff supported 2,620 commercial navigation lockages at Lock and Dam 10, near Guttenberg, Iowa, which was above the 10-year average of 2,164 lockages. The 2020… Read More

Corps, city of Arcadia celebrate partnership on flood risk management project

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. Diana Holland will be in Arcadia, Wisconsin, Feb. 9 to celebrate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnership with this city. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the city of Arcadia signed a cost sharing agreement to construct a flood risk… Read More

Army Corps survey vessel crew assist with rescue offshore Florida

FL, United States

The crew of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Survey Vessel Florida II, assisted the U.S. Coast Guard in the rescue of a small distressed boat off the coast of Florida recently.   The three-person crew conducted a routine hydrographic survey 10 miles offshore near Cape Canaveral and responded to a “MAYDAY” call stating that… Read More

U.S. Navy Partners with Ameresco for $173 Million Cleantech Energy Project at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

United States

Ameresco to implement advanced energy solutions that will maximize reliability and resiliency at Virginia naval shipyard FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ameresco, (NYSE: AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced that the U.S. Navy and the Ameresco Federal Solutions team are breaking ground to expand on-site generation, strengthen reliability, and enhance resiliency at Norfolk… Read More

Wilmington Harbor Improvement Project Included In Federal Legislation

NC, United States

Now that the $834 million Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is included in federal legislation, funding for studies will be needed to keep the project rolling through the process, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said this week. The N.C. Ports project, which aims to deepen the Wilmington Harbor navigational channel leading to… Read More

Carlsbad Lagoon Dredging to Begin Next Week

CA, United States

Pipes and equipment staged along Carlsbad Boulevard Sand replenishment from the dredging of Agua Hedionda Lagoon in Carlsbad will start later and finish sooner than expected, a Poseidon Water official said. Pacific Dredge Co. of San Diego has begun placing pipes and equipment along Carlsbad Boulevard in preparation for the work, said Peter MacLaggan, senior… Read More

Putting the Pebble Mine to Rest

AK, United States

Weary Alaska communities are seeking permanent protections for the Bristol Bay watershed. Robin Samuelsen still recalls his first meeting about the prospective Pebble Mine. It was around 2005 or 2006, in Dillingham, Alaska. Listening to an early plan for developing a copper and gold mine in the spawning grounds of Bristol Bay’s abundant salmon, this… Read More

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