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WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Criteria Updated

Each year the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presents Environmental Excellence Awards to outstanding projects at its annual WEDA Environmental Summit and Exposition. In 2020 the awards will be announced on June 10, during the WEDA Luncheon at the WEDA Dredging Summit and Exposition being held from June… Read More

Women of WEDA Seeks New Members

Women of WEDA (Western Dredging Association) represents a quickly growing membership group of WEDA all over the Western hemisphere. This group is designed to give all WEDA members an opportunity to become a part of the Women of WEDA to have better access to a network of similar professionals in… Read More

WRDA Begins Moving Through Committee

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA) held a hearing titled, “Proposals for a Water Resources Development Act of 2020” on January 9. This hearing provided members of the subcommittee the… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Dredging Underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting began dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News in late December. The Norfolk District is managing the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, and expects the project to… Read More

Weeks Marine Begins Dredging at The Port of Virginia

Weeks Marine began dredging at the Port of Virginia kicked off on December 1. “This project, combined with all of the investments we are making at our terminals, tells the ocean carriers ‘we are ready for your big ships,” John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments On Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a public meeting on January 15 to review and answer questions about the Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement draft feasibility report and draft environmental assessment (EA). Sessions begin at 2 and 5 p.m. at the Moore Branch of the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma,… Read More

U.S. Budget Includes Increased Funds for Dredging Projects

The Fiscal Year 2020 Congressional budget passed both the House and Senate and was signed by the President on December 20. Included in the domestic appropriations bill is a section titled the “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2020” that includes many projects related to dredging. The… Read More