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2008-07-16 12:00:50

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.

2008-07-12 15:00:00

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.

2008-07-04 12:00:15

By John Dodge, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul.

2008-07-03 09:00:43

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.

2008-07-02 00:00:14

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.

2008-06-24 09:02:47

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.

2008-06-22 06:00:12

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.

2008-06-19 15:00:18

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.

2008-06-19 09:00:28

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.

2008-06-18 12:00:29

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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