Search results for: Ashtabula

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  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, recently awarded a $1.1 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel and harbor areas in Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio, during summer 2019.  The work was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan, on April 10, 2019. Under this contract and a […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting on a proposal to remove a Beneficial Use Impairment from the federally designated Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC). The meeting will be held December 4, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Harbor-Topky Memorial Library. Approximately 500,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments were dredged from the lower 2.5 […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District is calling for comments on the proposed Ashtabula Harbor dredging project. In 2017, USACE estimates that approximately 200,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from Ashtabula Harbor federal navigation channels in order to maintain sufficient water depths for deep-draft commercial vessels. According to the Corps, dredging in 2017 […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Biologists, together with the Floating Plant Crew, were at the Ashtabula Harbor east breakwater, May 4, repairing storm-damaged common tern (Sterna hirundo) habitat. The common tern habitat was constructed two years ago in an effort to establish an additional breeding location along the southern shore of Lake Erie. […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Water quality in the Ashtabula River and its tributaries has significantly improved since the water body was last tested in 2002, according to a new Ohio EPA report.  Biological communities in the Ashtabula River have improved since the dredging of contaminated sediments and installation of habitat enhancements. Samples taken in 2011 show biological communities in the […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The Ashtabula River is one of 43 contaminated sites on the Great Lakes designated as a Great Lakes Area of Concern by the […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement by U.S. Representative Dave Joyce, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Dredging of the lower portion of the Ashtabula River, which will vastly improve navigation, is set to start in mid April, according to Starbeacon. The project State Rep. John Patterson, along with Ashtabula City Manager Jim Timonere, announced in August 2013 that the state’s Controlling Board approved $70,000 in funding from the Ohio Department of […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA and the Ashtabula River Remedial Action Program Advisory Council have scheduled a Feb. 20, 2014, public meeting to update the community on restoration of the Ashtabula River Area of Concern. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Kent State University’s Ashtabula Campus (Blue and Gold Room), 3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula. The […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fifty years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring appeared on bookshelves. Silent Spring described the potentially devastating impacts of widespread use of chemicals, like the pesticide DDT. Thanks in part to Carson’s work, use of pesticides is now regulated, and the use of DDT is banned in the United States. Birds like the bald eagle and […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Department of Justice and Ohio Attorney General have reached a proposed settlement of claims for injuries to natural resources caused by past releases and discharges of hazardous substances into the lower Ashtabula River and Harbor in northeast Ohio. The consent decree, valued at approximately $5.5 million, was filed today in the United States District […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Dredging project on the Ashtabula Harbor is scheduled to begin on July 1. Two of Ashtabula Harbor federal navigational channels will be dredged with the result of removing 230,000 cubic yards of material from the bottom. Star Beacon reports that sediments consisting mainly of silts, clays and fine sands will be excavated by a mechanical […]

  • 28 October 2011

    A comment period has been opened on projects that would use dredged material from the Ashtabula River and harbor to build fish and bird habi… By CARL E. FEATHER (starbeacon) [mappress] Source: starbeacon, October 28, 2011

  • 25 May 2011

    Nearly $2 million allocated in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2011 budget will be used to dredge Ashtabula Harbor, according to U.S. Sen… By SHELLEY TERRY (starbeacon) [mappress] Source: starbeacon, May 25, 2011;

  • 20 April 2011

    An agreement that could spur further industrial development along the north end of State Road is making the rounds early this week.   By CARL E. FEATHER and SHELLEY TERRY (starbeacon) [mappress] Source: starbeacon, April 20, 2011    

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ohio State Senator Sean J. O’Brien has announced the release of over $4.8 million for a Lake Erie wetland restoration project in Ashtabula County. The project is expected to create additional recreational opportunities in the area and will support continued maintenance and operation of the Ashtabula Harbor. “I have always cared deeply about environmental issues, […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.3 million to the Ohio EPA to continue restoration work at four highly contaminated sites on the Great Lakes and to coordinate the state’s management plan for Lake Erie. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $3.7 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to Ohio […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 released Tuesday includes more than $4.827 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with $22.023 million set aside for Buffalo District projects. The Civil Works budget funds the Operation and Maintenance Program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    State Sen. Gayle Manning has announced Ohio State Controlling Board approval of $9.9 million in capital funds for the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. The Department of Natural Resources recently requested Controlling Board approval to release capital funds in the amount of $9,900,000 from the Healthy Lake Erie fund in SFY2019 to the Toledo-Lucas County Port […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The mission of dredging harbors and connecting federal navigation channels along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario is the responsibility of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, and is vital to the functionality of the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) and the overall U.S. economy. While dredging has been taking place for hundreds […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with Valley City, N.D., will hold a public meeting to provide a status update to the public to the Valley City Sheyenne River Flood Risk Management Feasibility study Jan. 10, 2013. The study is a cost shared effort between the Corps and Valley City to […]

  • 21 February 2012

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 budget provides $4.7 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works program with almost $92 million for Great Lakes navigation projects in the Buffalo, Chicago, and Detroit Districts. The funding includes $84.7 million for the operation and maintenance program and $7 million for the construction general program. The […]