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St. Paul District Releases EA for Lake Pepin Project

In April, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District released the draft Environmental Assessment for a habitat rehabilitation project at the head of Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River in Pierce County, Wisconsin. The Corps will accept comments on the document until May 11. In lieu of hosting… Read More

Corps Provides Sand for Beneficial Use Free of Charge

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District encourages public, private and government entities to pick up dredged material, or sand, free of charge from the Corps’ beneficial use placement areas. The material available at the sites is generally on a first-come, first-served basis. The Corps makes no warranty,… Read More

Great Lakes Reports Strong Domestic Dredging Market

Divesting itself of its environmental and infrastructure businesses allowed Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, to improve its financial results by the end of last year. That was the message from CEO Lasse Petterson, who said, “2019 was an exceptional… Read More

Sail-In Breaks Records

More than 115 officers and representatives from U.S.-flag shipping companies, maritime labor unions and maritime organizations and associations visited 169 Congressional offices during the ninth annual Maritime Industry Congressional Sail-In. This was a record-setting event for the most offices visited during a Sail-In. Industry leaders met to discuss the importance… Read More

House T&I Committee Meets to Discuss Enhanced Project Delivery

On January 18, the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I), Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held a hearing on America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Approaches to Enhanced Project Delivery. Garret Graves (R–LA), chairman of the T&I Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment opened the hearing focused on… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Deepening Project Moves One Step Closer

At the end of January, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the plan outlining the national economic benefits of the Norfolk Harbor deepening. A final review by the Corps is expected in June, and pending a positive outcome of that review, the state has $20 million pending… Read More