Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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River revival project begins

OH, United States

LOWELLVILLE — A company from Hilliard filtered steel mill sediment from the Mahoning River on Friday so dredging can begin soon.The preliminary work is in anticpation of a dam removal project...

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U.S. Army Corps announces the signing of the Chief’s Report for the proposed Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, New York Coastal Storm Risk Management Project

NY, United States

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the signing of Report of the Chief of Engineers for the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point (FIMP), New York...

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Dredging, Drainage, and Hole-y Dump Trucks

NY, United States

An $863,500 proposal to dredge Town Pond led to a heated discussion about budget priorities at last Thursday's virtual meeting of the East Hampton Village Board. According to Becky Molinaro Hansen,...

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Topsail Beach to Be Reimbursed $2.5M

NC, United States

Topsail Beach will be reimbursed more than $2.5 million to cover the replacement of more than 312,000 cubic yards of beach sand following a damaging storm surge caused by the 2019 Hurricane...