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USACE Galveston District releases Buffalo Bayou Tributaries Resiliency Study Interim Report

TX, United States

GALVESTON, Texas - Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District is releasing an Interim Report for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study (BBTRS). The purpose of...

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Global Maritime Regulator Hit by Cyberattack - The Wall Street Journal

By Costas Paris with James Rundle contributingInternational Maritime Organization is the second shipping entity attacked by hackers in the past weekThe International Maritime Organization, the United...

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Maritime union rejects claims medical supplies are being held up in pay dispute but government says that's 'untrue'

Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has demanded a swift and lawful end to a stand-off between the Federal Government and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) over a long-running pay dispute, accusing the...

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Corps of Engineers begins Buffalo Harbor dredging

NY, United States

BUFFALO, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging of the Buffalo Harbor, a commercial deep draft harbor, September 8. The work,...

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$20M touch-up for 3 Jersey Shore beaches coming this week

NJ, United States

Children play in a hole they dug Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, on a section of beach in Long Branch, N.J., where a replenishment project is due to begin this week. The $20 million project will widen beaches...

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Oak Island project wrapping up after 40,000 feet of dune restoration

NC, United States

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Hurricane Isaias might be just a memory for many in the Cape Fear region, but the town of Oak Island has been dealing with the impacts of the storm for weeks. The storm...

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Dredging Near Ocracoke Village Underway

NC, United States

Reprinted from Ocracoke ObserverDredging in Big Foot Slough in the Pamlico Sound is expected to clear the way for the larger sound-class ferries in the next several days.Kris Noble, Hyde County...

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Barnstable County Dredging Program Begins 25th Season

MA, United States

BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Dredge season has begun its 25th season.The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its schedule due to several breakdowns of one of its...

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Senator Cassidy announces $5.9M in funding for coastal restoration in St. Bernard Parish

LA, United States

Don Robin stands on a concrete block as the water rises in eastern St. Bernard Parish, La., as Hurricane Sally heads toward the Gulf Coast on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Robin was making sure one of his...

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Hurricane Sally didn't mess up work done by dredge in Destin

FL, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer-led project to dredge out Destin's East Pass to make it safer for boaters to navigate, and at the same time use the sand to restore the beaches just east of the...

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High waves, king tides from storms create minimal erosion to Treasure Coast beaches

FL, United States

Last week's storms and king tides did little to cause further beach erosion on the Treasure Coast. Minimal damage was done to the coast after unusually high waves and tides, known as king tides,...

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Housatonic River PCB cleanup: Adapt or dump

CT, United States

Experts call the process “bioremediation” and many scientists were/are studying natural ways to break down the chemical bonds of PCBs. So for the longest time, I/we hoped that someone would find a...

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Sarnia shoreline repair work delayed

Canada

A portion of this year's shoreline repair work along Old Lakeshore Road in Bright's Grove has been postponed, partly due to unusually ice-free waters last winter.A portion of this year’s shoreline...

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Corps breaks ground on Tule River Spillway Enlargement Project

CA, United States

SACRAMENTO, California -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, along with local and federal partners, have broken ground on the Tule River Spillway Enlargement Project at Success...

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Great Lakes Dredging Team Informational Webinar

By Carrie Gentile - Staff Writer DredgeWire Over 160 stakeholders virtually attended the Great Lakes Dredging Team’s information web seminar last week with much of the focus on beneficial uses of...