Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 52 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are...

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Ørsted Agrees to Multi-Million South Fork Community Benefit Package

NY, United States

Ørsted, East Hampton Town, and the East Hampton Town Trustees have reached agreement on the terms of a contract which would allow the installation and maintenance of the South Fork offshore wind...

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Government of Canada Invests in Tidal Power

Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to building a clean energy future to strengthen the economy, create good jobs and support the natural resource sectors. This commitment will be more important...

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LU aerial drone surveys Laura’s damage to coastal protection

United States

Lamar University’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences utilized an aerial drone on Sept. 11 to take photos and video imagery of Jefferson County’s coastline’s status in the aftermath of Hurricane...

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Childs River Restoration Construction Begins

MA, United States

Construction for the Childs River Restoration project is underway on land owned and leased by the Falmouth Rod and Gun Club in Falmouth and Mashpee. Construction in the river and upstream bogs is...

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Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the project to deepen of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet Friday, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started...

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Next phase of Cotuit dredging project to begin Monday

MA, United States

COTUIT — The third phase of the Dead Neck/Sampsons Island dredging and beach nourishment project will begin Monday.The project includes dredging nearly 40,000 cubic yards of sand on the west...

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Sunlight Beach Dike repairs needed to mitigate flooding

WA, United States

Storms have eroded the dike in recent years, and it needs repairs to protect nearby properties.Island County Diking District 1 is looking to make crucial repairs to the Sunlight Beach dike in Clinton...

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Governor Northam Releases Statement on Suit Against the EPA on Chesapeake Bay

VA, United States

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam, who serves as chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council, issued the following statement today after Virginia joined Delaware, Maryland, the District of...

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County Plans Flood Wall at Swift Creek Water Plant

VA, United States

Water treatment facility nearly lost in Aug. 15 floodingChesterfield County’s Utilities Department is building a flood wall to protect its Addison-Evans water treatment plant on the Swift Creek...

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How States Can Finance Coastal Resilience Before the Next Disaster

United States

As climate change drives more intense storms, hurricane-related costs in the United States have increased 1,100% since 1980, and the population of counties prone to hurricane damage has increased at...

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Long Beach Officials: Faulty Jetties Causing Beach Erosion

NY, United States

By James Bernstein The winner of Long Beach’s never-ending battle against nature seems all too obvious, at least at the southern end of Washington Boulevard: It’s the ocean. The...

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$6 Million Now Available to Support Offshore Wind in New Jersey

NJ, United States

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) have approved two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) that will make nearly $6 million...

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Spotswood council rejects sole bid for DeVoe Lake dredging project

NJ, United States

SPOTSWOOD–In the latest step toward rehabilitating the municipality’s DeVoe Lake, the Borough Council approved a resolution rejecting a submitted bid for DeVoe Lake Dredging Phase I.The council and...

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Delaware River Basin Commission postpones vote on New Jersey terminal for Pa. shale gas, citing need for more study time

NJ, United States

The LNG export terminal proposed for Gibbstown, New Jersey, will have to wait a bit longer, now that the multistate Delaware River Basin Commission has postponed a vote on the project until data and...