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WEDA Midwest Meeting Heads to Wisconsin

The 2020 Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 24 to 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Green Bay, Wisconsin. WEDA is accepting abstracts from participants and presenters regarding best dredging practices and innovation in the Midwest and beyond. Suggested topics include sediment investigation, environmental… Read More

CPRA Accepting Proposals for Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund until October 18. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1,000,000 in matching funds for projects addressing coastal conservation and restoration needs. This funding will allow the state, through CPRA,… Read More

Dutra’s New Dump Scow ES15 Heads to Boston

On August 20, Dutra Group’s new Hydraulic Dump Scow ES15 was successfully launched, christened, commissioned and completed sea trials and further testing in the following week. The vessel departed on August 27 to make the journey to Boston, Massachusetts, where it will work on the Boston Harbor… Read More

Teledyne Lands Navy Contract for AUV’s

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne Instruments Inc., has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center to supply autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and related monitoring and communications acoustic systems. The initial 2019 value of the contract is approximately… Read More

Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study Clears Hurdle

Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report for the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Hurricane Sandy Reformulation Study. The project calls for building nature based and structural features on the Jamaica… Read More

Design Agreement Signed to Begin Restoration of Chesapeake Bay Islands

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps Baltimore District and the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) have signed a design agreement that allows for the next steps in restoring two severely degraded islands in the Chesapeake Bay. The Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island Ecosystem Restoration Project is a partnership between the Corps and… Read More

EPA Provides Funds for Stamp Sand Removal in Grand Traverse Harbor

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end… Read More