One More Contender for Lake Erie Lawsuit

The Port of Cleveland is about to join the State of Ohio lawsuit that should protect Lake Erie water quality and local jobs.

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority yesterday filed a motion in federal court to join the State of Ohio as a plaintiff in litigation to resolve a dispute with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proper management of material dredged from Cleveland harbor and the responsibility for associated costs.

By joining the suit, the Port seeks to protect and assert its interests arising from the powers and duties entrusted to it by the Ohio General Assembly and from the Port’s unique position in the matter.

According to the Port, it joins the State of Ohio in seeking immediate relief from the Army Corps actions that threaten local jobs and commerce, and pose unnecessary risk to human health, the environment, and Ohio’s greatest natural resource – Lake Erie.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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