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Dredging

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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Rep. McIntyre says dredging necessary at Carolina Beach inlet

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Congressman Mike McIntyre made a stop in Carolina Beach Friday to discuss dredging of the Carolina Beach inlet. McIntyre was joined by local leaders for a boat tour aboard the Royal Winner. Full story...
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Funding approved for Carolina Beach dredging project

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Congressman Mike McIntyre's office announced today Carolina Beach is one step closer getting much-needed dredging. 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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Kure Beach Town Council approves $15,000 to dredging of Carolina Beach Inlet

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video Kure Beach Town Council is currently dealing with many issues. The one that was top of the agenda at Tuesday's town council meeting was the dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet. Full story...
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County approves Carolina Beach Inlet dredging money

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New Hanover County Commissioners approved money for Carolina Beach Inlet dredging this morning. The board voted to spend $168,000 to prevent the inlet from eventually filling in. Full story...
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As town looks for money, fighting among local leaders slows CB Inlet dredging

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video There is no question that the inlet is important to tourists as well as businesses in the New Hanover County's beach communities, but the question is who's gonna pay for the dredging that's necessary to keep the inlet open and operational? 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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Coast Guard advises of dredging operations on Cape Fear River

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The Coast Guard is advising mariners that dredging operations will be conducted on the Cape Fear River from February 18 to April 30. Full story...
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Money for dredging headed to local waterways

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Congressman Mike McIntyre said that $3.5 million will go for work in Wilmington harbor; $200,000 each for Lockwoods Folly Inlet and New Topsail Inlet. Full story...
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New federal budget does not include dredging

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Fishing, charter and diving boat operators in Carolina Beach know how important it is to have navigable inlets. Full story...
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Federal funding for North Carolina beaches

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More than $18 million in federal funds will go to south eastern North Carolina beaches. Full story...
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