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Corps Accepting Comments on San Diego Harbor Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is requesting public comments on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed South San Diego Harbor dredging project in San Diego, California. The Corps, as part of its operations and maintenance program, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging in South San… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments for Bird River Dredging Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District is accepting public comments for the proposed dredging at Bird River and Railroad Creek. The work would include dredging 26,630 linear feet of the main channel to widths of 30 to 90 feet and to depths of 5 feet to -4 feet… Read More

Association of Port Authorities Addresses Harbor Maintenance Tax Problems

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), together with 100 supporting U.S. ports and other organizations, delivered a letter to House and Senate leadership on June 26, urging them to enact a comprehensive solution to fix the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT). The HMT is paid by shippers to maintain U.S. harbors. However,… Read More

Great Lakes Awarded $91 Million in New Projects

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has received dredging awards totaling $91 million. The awarded work includes: ·         Virginia Beach coastal protection ($22.6 million); ·         Sandbridge, Virginia, coastal protection ($20.3 million); ·         Galveston, Texas, Ship Channel maintenance ($21.2 million); ·         Freeport, Texas, LNG Basin maintenance ($4.6 million)… Read More

CEDA Releases Publications on Beneficial Use of Sediments

The Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) has released the latest publications developed by the CEDA Working Group on Beneficial Use of Sediments (WGBU). The three publications are Sustainable Management of the Beneficial Use of Sediments: An Information Paper; Assessing the Benefits of Using Contaminated Sediments: A… Read More

Bids Sought for Rhode Island Waterfire Dredging Project

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Council and The Nature Conservancy are accepting bids for the Waterfire Dredging Project. The work would remove approximately 22,000 cubic yards of sand from the Woonasquatucket and Providence Rivers with dredging extending from bank to bank.. It is anticipated a hydraulic dredge will be best… Read More

Corps to Host Event on Regulatory Programs and Great Lakes High Water Levels

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” about the Corps’ regulatory program and Great Lakes high water levels. This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory and Hydraulics & Hydrology staff, will focus on water levels, shoreline processes and… Read More