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Federal government checking NC forest wetlands

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Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest illegally drained wetlands. Full story...
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State, feds reach long-term dredging agreement

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videoState and federal officials have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina's coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels. Full story...
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Army Corps officer relieved of command

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The US Army Corps of Engineers has relieved the commander of its Huntington District while it investigates allegations of misconduct. Full story...
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Area beaches and waterways get $24.5M in federal funds

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The State Port of Wilmington, several area beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway are getting some help in the form of federal funding. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Inlet dredging underway

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videoThe US Army Corps of Engineers began dredging the Carolina Beach Inlet today at the north end of Freeman Park. Full story...
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Bald Head Island dredging delayed

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video The start to a new dredging project at Bald Head Island will have to wait a little longer. The Village of Bald Head Island says the dredge has arrived, but the contractor doing the work for the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on a pipe to be shipped. Full story...
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US House vote helps Carolina Beach renourishment project

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The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Rep. Mike McIntyre to stop the US Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support, according to McIntyre's office. Full story...
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Beach town leaders discuss $60M in coastal projects

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video The Army Corps of Engineers says it is going to work on $60 million worth of projects this year in and around the Cape Fear waterways. That's good news for many elected leaders of beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties. They say beach renourishment and dredging are critical to both the local and regional economy. Full story...
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Corps of Engineers does emergency dredging on Bald Head Island channel

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The Army Corps of Engineers had to do emergency dredging of the channel off the coast of Bald Head Island. Last week, river pilots discovered what they call a speed bump in the area of Reach Two. The speed bump caused the channel to not have the depth safe for commercial shipping traffic. Full story...
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Dredging project aims to fix damage from Hurricane Irene

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video With all the jobs in our area that rely on the beaches and waterways, dredging is a big deal. The Army Corps of Engineers just received hurricane supplement money to start restoring channels damaged during Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Cape Fear River gets routine dredging

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video Just like the roads in our area, the Cape Fear River needs some regular work to keep traffic flowing. That's what's going on now near downtown. Despite the need for the regular dredging, some people oppose the work. Full story...
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Irene's impact on waterways affects boaters, fisherman

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video Hurricane Irene's had a big impact up the coast from here, but the Coast Guard says our area's beaches were relatively unscathed. Boaters and fishermen from Pleasure Island say the Carolina Beach Inlet has become even more of a problem after Irene. Full story...
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Wilmington port gets federal money for dredging

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The State Port of Wilmington is getting some federal help clearing the way for ships. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Orton owner told to stop work on wetlands

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videoFor nearly a year, the gates at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County have been locked. Now we are finding out more about what's going on behind the iron bars, and some if it may land the owner in trouble Full story...
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