Latest Dredging Stories

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.

2008-06-16 18:00:16

By Kevin Turner FERNANDINA BEACH - Nourishment of Amelia Island's north-end beaches with 1.725 million cubic yards of sand is expected to begin within the next week, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesman said last week.

2007-07-29 06:20:00

The California Trout environmental and sport fishing group say the state needs greater authority to ban gold seekers from using vacuum or suction dredge machines on rivers and streams where endangered fish species live.

2007-04-13 18:00:20

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2006-11-13 06:00:18

By Rona Kobell, The Baltimore Sun Nov. 13--The Maryland Port Administration and the U.S.

2006-08-08 07:49:05

By Peter Henderson PILOTTOWN, Louisiana (Reuters) - Louisiana is mining a new type of black gold: Mississippi River mud.

2006-02-23 08:00:55

Authorities are resorting to a risky new method aimed at helping preserve what is believed to be the sunken flagship of the pirate Blackbeard.

2005-11-11 15:46:47

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Low water levels closed a nine-mile stretch of the Mississippi River near Lake Providence, Mississippi, on Friday afternoon, industry sources said. The U.S. Coast Guard said it stopped barge traffic at 11:27 a.m.

2005-10-06 21:31:47

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government and General Electric Co. said on Thursday they reached an agreement to begin dredging New York's Hudson River to remove toxic waste.

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