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  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, said in its latest announcement that dredging of approximately 60,000 cubic yards of Calumet River sediment was recently completed, placing the dredged material at the Chicago-area confined disposal facility (CDF). This CDF authorized to accept Calumet River sediment is nearing the end of its operating life and USACE […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The Chicago District Corps of Engineers has issued a pre-solicitation notice for its Calumet Harbor maintenance dredging. The contractor will be responsible for providing all necessary facilities, plants, labor, transportation, materials, and equipment to perform mechanical dredging in the Calumet River to remove 10,000 cubic yards of sediment around specified bridges to maintain navigation into […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday released for public comment the “Chicago Area Waterways Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Assessment.”  The plan contains recommendations for managing material dredged from the Calumet Harbor and River and the Calumet-Sag Channel for the next twenty-five years. Calumet Harbor and River is located on Lake […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Calumet Harbor dredging project started this week, on April 13th, the U.S. Coast Guard announced. Roen Salvage Company, a Sturgeon Bay-based dredging contractor, is conducting the Calumet Harbor dredging operations. The completion of this very important dredging project is scheduled for May 11th, 2015. The Calumet Harbor and River navigation project is a vital part of […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Calumet Harbor and River, Chicago, maintenance dredging program. The contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan, started dredging on June 3 and will continue through this September. The main goal of the project is to mechanically dredge up to […]

  • 4 December 2011

      The dredging of the Grand Calumet River is already showing results in reducing the high concentration of pollutants in the waterway… By Amy Lavalley (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, December 4, 2011;

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, is extending the public comment period for the draft Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP), and integrated Environmental Impact Statement from 45 to 60 days. The comment period began on May 3, 2019, and the new closing date is July 2, 2019 (changed […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    An advisory group that advises the state on remediation of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern will discuss dredging of local waterways and habitat management efforts tomorrow, July 26, the State of Indiana said in their latest announcement.  The Citizens Advisory for the Remediation of the Environment Committee (CARE) is set to meet from 1 […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Congressman Visclosky announced the release of a Letter of Map Revision from the Federal Emergency Management Agency which affects the areas of Hammond and Munster currently within the floodplain as requested. The LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Study Report and Flood Insurance Rate Map for the affected local communities, providing additional flood protection and reducing […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and City of Chicago will host two workshops on the Calumet Harbor and River/Chicago Area Waterway System Dredged Material Management Study. These meetings will take place on Saturday, April 28, at Rowan Park (gymnasium), 11546 South Avenue L, Chicago, IL, and Monday, April 30, at Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side […]

  • 23 March 2010

    Dredging work has been finished on the first small section of the heavily polluted Grand Calumet River in northwestern Indiana… [mappress] Source:newstalk,March 23,2010;

  • 17 November 2011

    Now that the Army Corps of Engineers has completed the confined disposal facility along the Little Calumet River, city officials and …   By Michelle L. Quinn (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, November 17, 2011;

  • 6 August 2013

    The next phase of an ongoing effort to dredge contaminated sediment from northwestern Indiana’s Grand Calumet River and adjacent is set to get underway next month, reports wowo.com. Restoration and remedial efforts in the East Branch (Zone B) of the Grand Calumet River are in progress. The 1.8-mile stretch of the river from Indianapolis Boulevard […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that the Calumet Harbor bedrock removal project is now fully complete. Work completed recently by Roen Salvage Co. began on May 5, 2019. According to the Corps, the dynamite blasting and dredging of the dolomite rock from the bottom of Calumet Harbor will ensure […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District, Rep. Pete Visclosky, the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission and the city of Hammomd held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to mark the completion of the levee tieback project in Hammond, Ind. “The Commission, as local sponsor, has and will continue to take great pride in […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Thomas Simon knows first hand what a terrible condition the Grand Calumet River has been in. When he first sampled it for fish in 1985, his… By GITTE LAASBY (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, February 24, 2011;

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $730,000 in investments to support local environmental education projects along the Lake Michigan shoreline and in the Millennium Reserve-Calumet region. This announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect our natural resources and ensure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. “These important investments will protect and […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has released the final Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 30-day public review prior to issuing a Record of Decision. The public review period will last through August 17, 2020. The purpose of the study is […]

  • 31 May 2011

    The ongoing environmental restoration of the Grand Calumet River advances into East Chicago this week with the start of work to clean up Rox… By Steve Zabroski (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, May 31, 2011;    

  • 25 August 2010

    Dredging of one section of the Grand Calumet River is complete and crews are expected to move off the site by the end of the month, Indiana… By Kathleen Quilligan (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, August 25, 2010;

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the City of Chicago will host two public meetings for the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The meetings are set to take place as follows: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side Branch 3710 […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that in order to achieve the authorized project depth in the Calumet Outer Harbor, bedrock will be removed starting on August 10, 2017 through July 2018. The Corps awarded the $6.05 million contract to Roen Salvage Company of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., on September 30, […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and three other federal and state agencies will host a meeting June 2 to update the public on a contaminated sediment cleanup planned for the East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana, area. The cleanup, funded under the Great Lakes Legacy Act, involves the Grand Calumet River and Roxana Marsh, near the […]

  • 21 April 2010

    The Dredged Material Disposal Facility, shaped like a shark fin, is seen from the air on the Bay-Saginaw County line as the freighter Calumet makes its way down the Saginaw River last week… [mappress] Source:mlive,April 21,2010;

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, is extending the public comment period once again for the draft Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The original 45-day comment period was scheduled to run from May 3, 2019, through June 17, 2019. It was then extended […]