Latest Dredging Stories
By Victor Tine, The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass. Jul. 16--NEWBURYPORT -- The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved its version of the funding for the dredging of the Merrimack River channel. The committee reported out $400,000 for Newburyport Harbor renovations.
By Fraser Sherman, Destin Log, Fla. Jul. 12--Destin's berm-building on Holiday Isle this spring cost $150,000 more than expected, officials say, even though it dredged less than half as much sand onto the beaches as the city had hoped.
By John Dodge, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul.
By Tony Marrero, Hernando Today, Brooksville, Fla. Jul. 3--HERNANDO BEACH -- HERNANDO BEACH -- A coalition of residents who oppose the site the county has selected to store material dredged from the bottom of the channel here wants more time to file for a hearing with the state.
By Sean Augustin HULU TERENGGANU: The Sungai Berang riverine forest near Kampung Pengkalan Ajal here is under threat from sand dredging, which could damage its fragile eco-system and endanger wildlife.
By Rachana Dixit, The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va. Jun. 24--The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors has moved one step closer toward fully endorsing a dredging study on the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir.
By Bill Bleyer, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 22--Recreational boater Richard Kerr of Commack was pleased when Suffolk County last fall finally began to dredge the sand-clogged Nissequogue River channel. His excitement was short-lived.
U.S. scientists say they've started a two-year experiment testing a new method of dealing with polluted sediment in coastal waterways. The University of New Hampshire researchers are in a polluted sediment mud flat at the edge of the Cocheco River near downtown Dover, N.H.
By Gary Pinnell, Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla. Jun. 18--SEBRING -- Last week when Clell Ford and Erin McCarta measured the width, length and depth of a dredge hole at City Pier Beach, where a drowning took place June 7, they realized it was a whole lot bigger than originally estimated.
By Matthew K. Roy, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jun. 18--PEABODY -- The experimental dredging of Crystal Lake satisfied the company responsible for it, but not the Friends of Peabody Lakes, a community group dedicated to the protection and cleanup of the city's waters.
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