Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Yankee Fork restoration work resumes

ID, United States

The three-year restoration project at Bonanza stream has resumed for 2020, according to Salmon-Challis Forest officials.A portion of the Yankee Fork that was affected by dredge mining in the 1940s...

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Tarpon finds way to forge ahead with dredge project

FL, United States

The city has been forced to come up with an alternate method to pay for the Extended Turning Basin portion of the Anclote River Dredge Project after $800,000 in state funding was cut from the...

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St. Johns County families hope dune restoration holds up during hurricane season

FL, United States

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — The last St. Augustine beach re-nourishment project took place in 2018. Approximately 800,000 cubic yards of sand was put onto eroded areas. St. Johns County residents...

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Lake Scugog improvement project dredging up support

Canada

Background work continues to secure permits, funding ahead of expected 2021 startThe Lake Scugog Enhancement Project, an environmental improvement initiative that will involve dredging portions of...

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Pandemic pushes fishing activists to call for more government support, dredging up deep-rooted issue

AK, United States

After a summer plagued by a pandemic, plummeting prices, and a global recession, fishing activists are calling for changes to governmental protections for fisheries in Alaska and across the...

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Corps releases draft master plan for two eastern North Dakota reservoirs

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on the draft master plan and environmental assessment for Lake Ashtabula, near Valley City, North Dakota,...

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American Wind Energy Association Comments on Vineyard Wind Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

DC, United States

Washington D.C. - The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) yesterday filed comprehensive comments on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) draft supplemental environmental impact...

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Geoquip Marine supports Dominion Energy’s wind project

VA, United States

Geoquip Marine has received a contract to work on the development of the Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project off the coast of Virginia Beach.For the first time...

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House Panel Approves Federal Support For Local Beach Nourishment Featured

United States

WASHINGTON D.C. - On July 16th, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7), announced the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, "Approved a bipartisan ports and water resources development bill...

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Eighteen Mile Creek dredging ban may be lifted

NY, United States

ENVIRONMENT: State seeks public input on Eighteen Mile Creek management. Representatives of the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Niagara County Soil and Water...

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DEC to lift dredging restrictions in Olcott Harbor ahead of construction

NY, United States

The state's environmental restrictions on dredging in Olcott Harbor may be lifted as plans come into focus for construction next year of a long-awaited breakwall to protect the harbor from Lake...

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Dare County Dredge A Step Closer

NC, United States

Updated Wednesday to clarify the type of dredge to be built Commercial and recreational fishers have been dealing for decades with the unpredictability of Oregon Inlet navigation but with the recent...

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Contractor to work on Atlantic Harbor wave attenuators

NC, United States

ATLANTIC — The Atlantic Harbor improvement project is moving into a phase not normally observed in this area: installation of wave attenuators.The devices, intended to limit wave action that...

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Artificial Reef Program Sinks Vessel off Topsail

NC, United States

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Artificial Reef Program, in partnership with the Brian Davis Artificial Reef Memorial, sank a 180-foot vessel on Friday, July 24 in Southern Onslow Bay.The Brian...

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Dispute Over GOMESA Funds Places MS DMR in Limbo

MS, United States

The FY 2021 budget for the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) was not adopted by the Legislature before the end of the fiscal year last week, meaning it is operating temporarily on...