Thursday, December 14, 2017

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers News

Maine wetlands to benefit from $880,000 in grants

Eight wetland projects in Maine’s Central Interior and Midcoast and Southern regions will receive grants to fund their preservation, restoration and enhancement efforts from the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program (MNRCP).
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EPA proposes additional fines for company non-compliance

Based on documented violations of a previous settlement, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a warning to the Earle M. Jorgensen Company (EMJ), which is currently undertaking its portion of the Duwamish Waterway Cleanup plan in Washington.
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N.J., Army Corps resume storm-protection projects on beaches, dunes

New Jersey government and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District officials jointly launched a $128 million contract on Thursday to complete beach and dune projects for Long Beach Island to protect residents and property against future storms such as Hurricane Sandy. The projects will take place over 12.7 miles of beaches in Long Beach Township, Ship Bottom, Beach Haven and part of Surf City. They will finish storm-damage reduction projects that were being constructed before Sandy
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Ohio sues U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over Cleveland Harbor dredging project

Ohio announced on Tuesday, through several governmental departments, that it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over its plan to dump materials dredged from the Cleveland Harbor into Lake Erie and not to dredge the entire navigation channel.
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