Project Updates & Industry Developments
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WPTO funding for four projects

United States

Four projects that span four states will get nearly $4.4 million in funding from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO). The funding...

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Town of Truro seeks permit for East Harbor, Moon Pond, Cape Cod Bay work

MA, United States

CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the town of Truro for proposed work between East Harbor/Moon Pond and Cape...

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ASBPA commends House Committee on Water Bill, urges passage

United States

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) commends the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee for the development and markup of the 2020 Water Resources Development...

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Small US offshore windfarm with big impact

VA, United States

While it only has two 6 MW turbines, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot project will lay the foundation for the largest offshore windfarm in North AmericaUS utility Dominion Energy completed...

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An overview of Marion’s lagoon overhaul project

MA, United States

MARION — The $7 million project has been in talks for years; a lining of one of three lagoons at the town’s wastewater treatment plan to ensure waste is stored in accordance with modern...

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House Moves Forward On Plan To Bring Coastal Restoration Jobs To Florida

FL, United States

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Conservation groups are looking at the recent passage of the Moving Forward Act in the U.S. House, a $1.5 trillion bill to fund green infrastructure, as a way to help rebuild...

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Anna Maria-Wide Beach Renourishment Under Way in Florida

FL, United States

Sometimes the beach needs a boost.The first of two phases of beach renourishment, approved by the Manatee County (FL) board of commissioners in October 2019, got under way July 2 to restore sand...

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Urgent dredging requested for Oceanside harbor; entrance hazardous for boaters

CA, United States

Two boats capsized and three others needed assistance over the July Fourth weekend OCEANSIDE — City and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials say the entrance to the Oceanside harbor will...

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U.S. Department of Energy gives green light to LNG export terminal

OR, United States

The U.S. Department of Energy announced this week it will allow firms to export liquefied natural gas to international markets from the proposed Jordan Cove terminal on the southern coast of...

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Rep. Pappas announces funds to help build resilient coast in NH

NH, United States

RYE — Congressman Chris Pappas toured coastal infrastructure last Thursday and learned about an initiative to guard against future flood events.The Democratic representative for the 1st...

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CPRA Completes Largest Restoration Project to Date

LA, United States

#ThrowbackThursday The 13-mile Caminada Headlands restored a vital barrier between Port Fourchon and the Gulf of Mexico, providing storm surge protection for the nation’s leading energy port that...

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$100M in funding approved for Hampton Roads water improvement projects

VA, United States

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, in partnership with the Virginia Resources Authority, has closed a loan with Hampton Roads Sanitation District to finance $100 million of their...

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Legislation seeks financial aid for maritime in national emergencies

United States

The Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), and the Chair of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, Sean Patrick...