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  • 24 February 2014

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a March 6, 2014, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland. The information session and public hearing will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 1962 Stokes Boulevard. Ohio EPA is holding the […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public information open house from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at St. Malachi Church located at 2459 Washington Ave., Cleveland, OH. During this open house, the Corps of Engineers will be available for discussion and to answer questions, at various poster board stations, […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, along with five other members of the Ohio Delegation (Marcy Kaptur, Bob Gibbs, Tim Ryan, David P. Joyce, James Renacci) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing support for the Port of Cleveland’s plan modification to permanently stop sediment dumping in Lake Erie. Following the recent dispute over […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor John R. Kasich yesterday signed an executive order to require Ohio EPA to create emergency rules that will further protect Lake Erie, its aquatic life and the fishing industry, while ensuring shipping can continue in the Cuyahoga River. The executive order provides the Ohio EPA Director the tools needed to prohibit open lake disposal of dredge material […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie. The Ohio EPA has responsibility under the Federal Clean Water Act to certify whether proposed discharge […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The USACE Buffalo District has released documents that have been submitted to the Ohio EPA, requesting a Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certification for open lake placement of dredged sediment from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. According to the open letter to Lake Erie Stakeholders, USACE is planning to dredge 225,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Council is praising Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s administration for engineering a pilot project to find beneficial new uses for sediments dredged from the Toledo harbor. Underwritten by a $10 million fund championed by State Sen. Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), the project aims to divert the dredgings from disposal in the open waters […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a February 24, 2015, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek, 2277 West Ridgewood Drive, Parma. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to accept comments […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority officially opened the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, providing public access to a unique 88-acre urban wildlife habitat. The Preserve is a man-made peninsula on the Lake Erie shoreline and a haven for a variety of migratory birds, butterflies and animals. Located at the northern end of Martin Luther King Jr. […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) joined twelve of his colleagues from Great Lakes states in sending a letter to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for vital Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. In the letter, Portman and […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Cleveland’s port authority would like to locally handle its sediment disposal from harbor dredging instead of having it handled by the U.S… By Sabrina Eaton (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, October 27, 2011

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is already preparing for the 2015 construction season. In 2015, the Cleveland and Oswego harbor breakwaters will be repaired using dolos that are currently being constructed. A dolos is a concrete block in a complex geometric shape used in great numbers to protect harbor walls from the […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission will tomorrow, October 24, organize a webinar named “Sediment Choreography: Using natural forces to maintain harbors”. This informational webinar, which starts at 10 a.m. EDT / 9 a.m. CDT, will explore new approaches to upstream management practices using a river’s natural energy to reduce sediment load – and thus the amount of […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, the Lorain Harbor dredging project will be underway soon. During this cleanup program, approximately 165,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the mentioned zone. The Invitation for Bids will be posted by April 15, 2014. Lorain Harbor is located on the southern shore […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’ grab dredger is moving ahead with the sand removal operations from the Ross River channel which was deposited by the February 2019 flood. According to their latest release, the removal of 10,000 cubic meters of sand will improve safety for the multitude of private, commercial, research and military vessels that use […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman, who serves as co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday met with the USACE Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the Buffalo District, to discuss continued efforts to dredge the Port of Cleveland. “We’ve made good progress in our efforts to protect Lake Erie over the past several years, […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The transportation bill passed by Congress on Friday includes a provision important to Cleveland, Toledo and Ohio Great Lakes ports urging that funds collected through the Harbor Maintenance Tax should be used to maintain and improve the nation’s harbors and ports. “This is a commonsense measure and is an important first step toward ensuring that […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, has today given the green light to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbor project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material. The following grants have been awarded: Megan Rua at Wright State University for “Improving soil health to increase plant production and quality on dredged material.” Rua will study whether […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that the year-end appropriations bill being considered in Congress this week will include language to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from dumping harmful dredged material into Lake Erie. “It’s essential to the Port of Cleveland and northeast Ohio businesses that the Cuyahoga River navigation channel is maintained. […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a $991,500 contract to a Cleveland, Miss.- based company to dredge the Tangier Island, Va. federal navigation channel on Dec. 16. The contractor, 4H Construction Corporation, will perform maintenance dredging in the channel, removing approximately 55,500 cubic yards of material, which will allow waterman, supply vessels […]