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Feb 26 2018
Wrightsville Beach, N.C., has begun beach restoration as part of a $10 million project to replenish the eroded coastline. The project is scheduled to…
Feb 14 2018
After cleanup of a 1.7 mile strip of the Kalamazoo River was completed, a temporary water control structure in Otsego Township, Mich., has been…
Feb 12 2018
A new solar power plant in Essex County, Va., has led to sediment runoff in the Muddy Gut Creek, which flows into the Rappahannock River—part of the…
Feb 6 2018
The U.S. Senate’s Great Lakes Task Force submitted a request to the Trump Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to include…
Feb 5 2018
Construction on a golf resort along the Rappahannock River, Va., has come under a stop work order after the developer, Virginia True Corp., cleared…
Feb 2 2018
The Louisiana Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project’s timeline has accelerated after the Trump administration agreed to shorten the permitting…
Jan 29 2018
Custer State Park, S.D., has sold more than 6,000 acres of damaged trees to logging companies. The forest is being thinned to clear charred trees…
Jan 26 2018
In Southern California, drought fueled the Thomas fire. While the state has longed for rain, potential rainfall is now a threat. According to the Los…
Jan 26 2018
When moving to the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, area for a new storm water manager position, my thoughts never would have turned to the…
Jan 26 2018
This is my first editorial letter as managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, and it isn’t about me. When I wrote about the wildfires sweeping…
Jan 23 2018
The Indiana Senate Committee on Natural Resources unanimously approved a plan to combat Lake Michigan beach erosion in northwest Indiana. The plan…
Jan 19 2018
The city of Mentor, Ohio, is considering repurposing downed trees for erosion control purposes. The city has lost up to 6 acres of Lake Erie…
Jan 18 2018
Longmont, Colo., was awarded a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for sediment removal and erosion repair along Left Hand…
Jan 17 2018
Copperwood Resources, a subsidiary of Highland Copper of Quebec, has reached a settlement with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ…
Jan 11 2018
The U.S. EPA has awarded more than $2.1 million in grants to protect and restore wetlands and streams across California. Supporting these aquatic…
Jan 4 2018
The state of Maryland has announced plans to complete a pilot sediment dredging project of the Susquehanna River behind the Conowingo Dam. The dam,…
Jan 2 2018
Post-holiday season, Christmas trees have been recycled throughout the U.S. Many cities and towns are turning Christmas trees into mulch for…
Dec 20 2017
In the wake of the California wildfires, Napa Valley, Ca., residents have been taking steps to prepare their land for winter and the inevitable…
Dec 18 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to restore the Forest Preserve District of Will County, Ill., Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve.…
Dec 15 2017
Santa Ana winds have picked up in Southern California, aggravating the wildfires burning there. It has been more than 250 days since the region last…
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