Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Corps seeks input on Mississippi River island project near Hastings, Minnesota

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host a virtual public meeting Wed., Nov. 4, from 1-2 p.m., to introduce an island-building project the agency is proposing...

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Collier to Begin $2 Million Beach Renourishment Project Near Lowdermilk Park

FL, United States

A Collier County beach renourishment project on Naples shores is set to begin early next month.Trucks will begin hauling sand from an Immokalee mine to a stretch of beach from Doctors Pass to just...

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Ørsted says offshore project delays in US highly likely

United States

Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted said that the construction of several U.S. projects is now highly likely to be pushed back due to delays in the permitting procedures.Ørsted’s CEO Henrik...

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Four charged in fake merchant mariner credential conspiracy

United States

The U.S. Department of Justice reports that four individuals have been charged for their roles in a conspiracy to sell phony U.S. Coast Guard merchant mariner credentials in Norfolk, Va.According to...

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DEQ Awards $11M in Storm Damage Grants

United States

Several coastal communities have been awarded a total of $11.5 million in grants for projects related to Hurricane Florence damage.The state Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water...

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Rhode Island to issue 600 MW offshore wind call

RI, United States

The U.S. state of Rhode Island is planning to issue a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to procure up to 600 MW of new offshore wind energy. A draft RFP will be filed with state regulators...

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An Offshore Wind Farm on Lake Erie Moves Closer to Reality, but Will It Ever Be Built?

OH, United States

Icebreaker would be the first freshwater wind farm in North America. But after more than a decade, it is still jumping hurdles and polarizing environmental groups. On the rare clear day, the...

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2 The Outdoors: Restoring Unity Island

NY, United States

The former landfill has now been restored to its natural beauty, and part of the restoration was done using once-toxic soil from the Buffalo River.BUFFALO, N.Y. — Industry in Western New York...

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Input Sought on Eliminating Dredge Window

NC, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing year-round maintenance hopper dredging and bed levelingfor the Wilmington and Morehead City harbors and the Division of Coastal Management is accepting...

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College Shoreline Restoration Work Begins

CA, United States

Reprinted from the Carteret County News-TimesWork is under way on a $1.7 million shoreline restoration project at Carteret Community College.“TA Loving has begun staging and removing the old rubble...

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St. Johns River Deepening on Track to Cost $100 Million Less Than Original Estimate

FL, United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. scoops material from the bottom of the St. Johns River and dumps it onto a barge that will take it out to an off-shore ocean site. Great Lakes Dredge won a U.S. Army...

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Lido Beach nearly built despite fight from Siesta

FL, United States

Despite the intrusion of recent storms and never-ending challanges from a Siesta Key organization, the beach building on south Lido Key is nearly complete and soon two groins will be constructed on...

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County proposes $2.26 million project to repair sand dunes areas on south beaches

FL, United States

Brevard County's environmental officials are proposing a $2.26 million project to shore up the south beaches dunes area, parts of which were damaged by high winds and waves in September.The money...

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More Than 55 Tons of Oiled Debris Cleared on Delaware Beaches

DE, United States

SLAUGHTER BEACH — As cleanup to a widespread oil spill continued Monday, officials urged the public not to handle any affected material or try to assist wildlife along the Delaware...

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DFO in process of creating dredge material site in Toney River; public input sought

Canada

TONEY RIVER, N.S. — Fisheries and Oceans Canada wants to use a Toney River property to...