Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Virginia Lawmakers Ask Trump for Offshore Drilling Exemption

VA, United States

A group of Democratic congressmembers from Virginia wrote to President Donald Trump this week requesting their state be granted a moratorium on offshore oil and gas development that, so far, as...

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On the Level: How NOAA Water Data Updates Help Maritime Shippers

United States

In-depth tide data and benchmark verification project will take dozens of experts years to complete.Experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have embarked on a five-year...

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Lawmakers Push for Navigation Dredging on Missouri River

United States

Barges are a common site on the Mississippi River, but not so much on the Missouri River. A group of lawmakers on the southern portion of the Missouri River want the Corps of Engineers to maintain the...

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Houses passes amendment reinforcing Jones Act requirements for offshore renewables

United States

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Calif.) to the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act” (H.R. 4447) that clarifies that the Outer...

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Coastal residents say beach projects are a relief

United States

Sand loss has been a long-term concern for St. Johns CountyErvin and Jim Bullock's stretch of Coastal Highway is the kind place where turtles like to build nests and conversation is punctuated by...

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Corps announces temporary closure of north jetty ahead of construction repairs

TX, United States

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas– The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded an Option/additional work in the amount of $8,860,090 on Sept. 3, for additional areas of repair on the...

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Surfside Beach Pier restoration project in jeopardy as FEMA deadline nears

SC, United States

SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – A major detail that was misinterpreted has put the Surfside Beach Pier restoration in jeopardy.During the Surfside Beach Town Council meeting on Tuesday, the interim...

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Lorain dredge material project moves forward

OH, United States

Mud flows into the geopool of the City of Lorain Black River Dredge Reuse Facility on Aug. 20, 2020. The city is using a $4 million grant for a pilot project to see how the manmade lagoon filters...

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North Sandy Pond dredging underway

NY, United States

It was a cold day in February 2020 when Gov. Andrew Cuomo, above speaking, announced a massive dredging project at North Sandy Pond. Cuomo was joined at the announcement event by local officials,...

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Army Corps Partners With Community for First Line of Coastal Defense

NJ, United States

Hurricane Isaias stormed up the east coast of the United States in early August, bringing heavy rain and winds up to 85 mph to the shores of flood-prone Port Monmouth, New Jersey. Immediately, the...

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Could Trump’s latest extension of leasing moratorium to North Carolina threaten offshore wind?

NC, United States

In a memorandum to the Secretary of the Interior on September 25, President Donald Trump further extended the 10 year Atlantic area offshore leasing moratorium to include offshore North Carolina.You...

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Could Trump’s latest extension of leasing moratorium to North Carolina threaten offshore wind?

NC, United States

In a memorandum to the Secretary of the Interior on September 25, President Donald Trump further extended the 10 year Atlantic area offshore leasing moratorium to include offshore North Carolina.You...

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Beach commission to get ‘State of the Beach’ report Monday

NC, United States

PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Carteret County Beach Commission will receive its annual “State of the Beach” report from its beach engineering firm Monday when it meets at 2 p.m. in the Pine Knoll...

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Lawmakers Consider State Task Force for Flooding and Erosion Issues

MI, United States

LANSING -- State lawmakers are exploring a new task force aimed at combating flooding and soil erosion, a problem that Michigan has been experiencing most recently with Great Lakes water levels...

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Dredging, dewatering and deposit of dredge spoils into the waters of the state

ME, United States

Maine Department of Environmental Protection staff's draft permit recommendations to the Board of Environmental Protection were released to the public a week ago.These recommendations dismiss the...