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Dredging Completed in Moriches Bay

NY, United States

View of Moriches Bay on Long Island. Intelligentlove / Wikimedia Commons The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed more than $15 million in dredging projects along the South Shore of Long Island, after last winter’s storms dumped excessive amounts of sand in Moriches Bay and Inlet. A $3 million project dredged sand from the… Read More

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Bill for Man-O-War Dredging Gains Support, Opposition

MD, United States

ANNAPOLIS — Senate Bill 145, (SB145) legislation that would prevent the Maryland Department of Natural Resources from dredging oyster shells near the Man-O-War shoal, was met with support and opposition at the Maryland General Assembly Tuesday, Feb. 5. Sen. Kathrine Klausmeier, who sponsored the bill, said prevention of dredging would protect a treasure of the… Read More

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Senators Urge EPA Not To Clear GE on Hudson PCB Dredging

NY, United States

Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to declare that the 7-year, $1.7 billion cleanup satisfies a 2002 agreement between EPA and GE. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin Albany – New York’s two U.S. senators are joining the state’s call that General Electric must be made to continue the PCB cleanup… Read More

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Remains of Irma: Canal Cleanup Nears Completion

FL, United States

Marine debris removal is all but complete in Islamorada and Marathon, but continues in unincorporated Monroe County. MONROE COUNTY/ContributedA government project that’s under budget and scheduled to be completed a month or more ahead of time? Yes. Monroe County’s project to clean up canals clogged with Hurricane Irma debris is projected to come in under… Read More

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As City Plans For Future Flooding, New Lake Association President Emphasizes Science-Based Solutions

WI, United States

Sal Troia, near his family’s property on the Yahara Chain. Troia, the new president of the Yahara Lakes Association, prioritizes flood control as he begins his term. With the region emerging from a polar vortex and the burying of the Yahara Lakes beneath feet of snow and ice, summertime flooding might feel like a lifetime… Read More

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Dredging Project Vital to Suffolk Fishing Business Completed

NY, United States

MORICHES – A major dredging project deemed critical to Long Island’s fishing industry and boater safety is now complete. The Army Corps of Engineers finished a $15 million dredging project for Moriches Inlet. Sand was also dredged from a nearly 3-mile stretch of the bay where the water was extremely shallow, and Smith Point County… Read More

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Lake Pepin Habitat Restoration Project Moves Forward

MN, United States

Rylee Main, executive director of Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance, explains to a packed house April 4, 2018, how a special dredging project will reduce sediment in Lake Pepin. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia The Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance started the new year with two rounds of good news regarding its proposed project to control sediment… Read More

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Rep. Zeldin, Supervisor Romaine and Councilman Panico Announce Completion of LI Intracoastal Waterway Dredge

NY, United States

NY Congressman Lee Zeldin (speaking). Photo by: Office of Congressman Lee Zeldin Center Moriches, NY – February 5, 2019 – Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) was joined by Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Brookhaven Deputy Town Supervisor and Councilman Dan Panico, stakeholders and local residents at Webby Beach in Center Moriches to announce the… Read More

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$15M Dredging Project Along South Shore Complete

NY, United States

MORICHES – A major dredging project deemed critical to Long Island’s fishing industry and boater safety is now complete. The Army Corps of Engineers finished a $15 million dredging project for Moriches Inlet. Sand was also dredged from a nearly 3-mile stretch of the bay where the water was extremely shallow, and Smith Point County… Read More

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‘Good Clean Sand’ May Pave The Way For Lavallette Dredging Deal

NJ, United States

Deep holes in Barnegat Bay that were dug out after the 1962 nor’easter. (Credit: Google Earth) The sand under and around the West Point Island bridge is “good, clean Lavallette sand,” Mayor Walter LaCicero said, as the borough has completed the first step in what could be a win-win for the town and the state…. Read More

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Long Island Intracoastal Waterway Dredge Wraps Up

NY, United States

CENTER MORICHES, NY — Another much-need dredge wrapped up in Center Moriches recently, elected officials said. On Monday, Rep. Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Dan Panico, stakeholders and local residents met at Webby Beach in Center Moriches, where elected officials announced the completion of the dredge of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway…. Read More

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Topsail Island Gets $5 Million to Rebuild Beaches

NC, United States

North Topsail Beach and its neighboring communities are getting $5 million in help to rebuild their beaches. According to the Coastal Review Online, Resource Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Winston-Salem received a grant from the Division of Water Resources last year which will be used to form a committee and prioritize a list of… Read More

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Wellfleet Harbor Dredging Plans Moving Forward Without Federal Money

MA, United States

WELLFLEET — The town has decided to take its harbor dredging needs into its own hands after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last year declined to provide hoped-for funds to do the work. “We don’t want to wait for funding,” said Janet Reinhart, chairwoman of the Select Board. “We want to start looking at… Read More

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Dane County Task Force Reviews Plan to Deal With Historic Flooding

WI, United States

MADISon, Wis. (WMTV) – Dane County has organized a task force to deal with the damage left by last summer’s historic flooding. The Dane County Board put together the 13-member Yahara Chain of Lakes Flooding task force last fall. The task force released its 52-page report Monday and are meeting to review the information. The… Read More

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Encinitas Begins Major Sand Replenishment at South Ponto Beach

CA, United States

South Ponto Beach in Encinitas. Photo by Chad McDonald via Flickr Encinitas is distributing 45,000 cubic yards of sand near South Ponto State Beach to help replenish the beaches from Leucadia south to Cardiff. That sand is being provided in conjunction with the Encinitas Beach Hotel, a 130-room resort being built on the west side… Read More