Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Corps of Engineers buys a thousand acres near Kellogg for dredge material storage

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a deal to purchase land that will serve as permanent storage for dredge material taken from Pool 5 for 80 to 100 years. KELLOGG — The U.S. Army...

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City, county at odds over dredging material

MD, United States

Washington County and Hagerstown officials were at odds again this week over another financial matter — the city's request for the county landfill to accept dredging material from the...

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Louisiana, Army Corps at Odds over Repair of Barrier Island Hit by TS Cristobal

LA, United States

Tropical Storm Cristobal ate away the beach of Louisiana’s only inhabited barrier island to the huge sand-filled tube at the core of a protective levee, and the Army Corps of Engineers says permits...

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Lakefront Dump Site Set For Decades-Long Expansion, Despite Pleas From Southeast Siders Already ‘Overwhelmed With Pollution’

IL, United States

The Army Corps of Engineers plans to expand its East Side disposal site for contaminated sediment as it nears capacity — crushing neighbors' hopes for public park space along the river.EAST...

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Savannah harbor deepening hits a snag upstream

GA, United States

Augusta and others suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over plans for New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam will get a chance to inspect it themselves.The deepening of the Savannah harbor is about 70...

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Lido Beach renourishment project and dredging of Big Pass is now underway

FL, United States

LIDO BEACH, Fla. (WWSB) - 700,000 cubic yards of sand is now being pumped from Big Pass to Lido Beach as part of a major renourishment project. Sarasota city officials are calling this the Lido...

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Beachside property owners blocking Flagler Beach beautification project

FL, United States

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. — Flagler Beach is among the most fragile beaches on the east coast and for years the pounding surf has punished the dunes. In 2016, Hurricane Matthew took out a portion of...

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N.Y. judge clears path for eastern Connecticut dredge disposal site

CT, United States

In a decision that Connecticut Attorney General William Tong called “a major victory for Connecticut’s maritime economy,” the U.S. District Court in New York has upheld the state’s choice of a new...

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City to look into cleaning up Boulevard Lake

Canada

Administration will prepare a report with short-term and long-term goals on the lake cleanup while it is drained for work on the dam rehabilitation project.THUNDER BAY - With the water from...

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The Hampton Roads Alliance Unveils Offshore Wind Initiative

VA, United States

The Hampton Roads Alliance has unveiled a new initiative to develop a comprehensive supply chain to serve the East Coast offshore wind industry. This effort is made possible largely thanks to a...

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Whitney Lake Shoreline Management Plan approved

TX, United States

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Officials with the Regional Planning and Environmental Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announce today approval of the Whitney Lake Shoreline Management...

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Lake O’ the Pines Shoreline Management Plan approved

TX, United States

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Officials with the Regional Planning and Environmental Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announce today the approval of the Lake O’ the Pines Shoreline...

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Oregon blocks Jordan Cove LNG dredging permits in Coos Bay

OR, United States

The Jordan Cove Energy Project hit another roadblock Friday after a state agency reversed local approval for part of the project’s construction.The city of North Bend had approved a local land use...

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Corps to dredge less silt from shipping channel, won't dump it in Lake Erie

OH, United States

Federal contractors remove hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of soil and sand each year from the Toledo Harbor shipping channel to keep it deep enough for freighters plying the Great lakes to get...

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Smithtown officials say shallow part of Sound a public safety issue

NY, United States

Smithtown will pay an East End contractor to map the shallow Long Island Sound floor near the mouth of Stony Brook Harbor as town officials make the case for dredging they say is needed to maintain...