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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

Weeks Christens Dredge J.S. Chatry

On August 12 at its repair facility in Houma, Louisiana, Weeks Marine celebrated its 100th anniversary with the christening of its newest asset – the automated and multifunctional ocean-going U.S.-flag hydraulic cutter suction dredge J.S. Chatry. The dredge was constructed by the same team that created the CR McCaskill and the Magdalen. Named after J. Read More

Corps Seeks Comments on Port Everglades Navigation Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a draft environmental assessment and proposed finding of no significant impact for the operation and maintenance dredging and dredged material placement for the Port Everglades Navigation Project in Broward County, Florida. The draft information is available for review and comment until September 9. … Read More