International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Nominations Open for the Annual IADC Safety Award

Nominations for the International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) Safety Award are being accepted. The IADC Safety Award encourages the development of safety skills on the job and rewards people and companies that demonstrate diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession. The award will recognize the exceptional… Read More

EPA and the Corps Join Forces to Help States Assume Responsibility of the Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit Program

In August, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a memorandum, taking initial steps to empower states and tribes in assuming Section 404 permit authority under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The hope being that states can accelerate infrastructure development and streamline the permit process. “This action supports this administration’s… Read More

House T&I Committee Moves Forward 2018 WRDA Bill

On June 6, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8). The bill passed by a vote of 408 to 2. The bill was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, T&I Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR),… Read More