The long-awaited dredging project to deepen the federal navigation channel and improve efficiency and reliability of navigation to and from Grays Harbor got under way Monday morning as crews began unloading equipment and setting up shop.
Since starting work in September, Ocean City has already completed two of the three dredging projects scheduled this year as part of a multimillion-dollar program to clear out lagoons and channels choked with muddy sediment, a top city official said Thursday night.
A federal judge ruled late Monday that the US Army Corps of Engineers does not have to dredge the Cuyahoga River at this time. The judge said combining the request to dredge with a lawsuit filed last year would “confuse and delay” the resolution of the 2015 case.
After a month-long detour and mechanical problems earlier this month, the dredging crew for a long-awaited project to excavate the Napa River now has less than two weeks to finish the job.
Dredging work in Snug Harbor, Glen Cove and South Harbor was completed by the end of October, and private dredging in boat slips there is set to finish by the end of November, according to officials.
Two new dredging methods - designed to stir up river silt so it gets carried downstream - are being trialled in Somerset to try to save money.
ADNOC, Abu Dhabi’s integrated oil and gas company, today announced that it will expand its use of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) technologies as part of its plans to maximise the value of its resources.