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  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop delaying the Cuyahoga River channel dredging project. According to the senators, irresponsible refusal to dredge the Cuyahoga River shipping channel is putting at risk the 18,000 Ohio jobs that depend on the Port of Cleveland. “For the […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a federal court ruling earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined business and environmental leaders in Cleveland on Thursday to call for a long-term solution for maintaining navigation of the Cuyahoga River’s shipping channel while continuing to protect the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie and this river are in the midst of a remarkable […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The $3.7 million Cuyahoga River dredging project, undertaken by Ryba Marine Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan, is moving forward. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor is currently working on the portion of the Cuyahoga River just above the Columbus Road Bridge just off The Foundry boathouse dock. They will be wrapping up this section of the river […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has agreed to dredge the full six miles of the lower Cuyahoga River and the Port of Cleveland. The project started yesterday and will continue through mid-July. Sediment removed from the channel will be placed into confined disposal facilities (CDFs), near Burke Front Airport, Cleveland, OH. USACE had […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio EPA Director and the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Manager have signed a cooperative project agreement to create a plan for contaminated sediment management and habitat restoration for the Gorge Dam, which is on the Cuyahoga River in the Gorge Metro Park. The project is being funded through the Great Lakes Legacy […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A federal judge has sided with the state of Ohio by ordering the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue fully dredging the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, The Associated Press reported. The judge said the Army Corps’ attempt to stop the dredging violated its duty. The Ohio State filed in April a lawsuit against the U.S. […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), along with Congressman Dave Joyce (R-Ohio), sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy urging her to push for a swift solution that will allow dredging of Northeast Ohio’s waterways to begin next month. Following statements by the U.S. Army […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Directors of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (Port of Cleveland) last week approved acceptance of grants totaling over $180,000 to advance three critical infrastructure projects. Supporting security, sediment management, and planning for the stabilization of Irish Town Bend, the grants demonstrate widespread support for the port’s strategic infrastructure investments. The port applied […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) has just released this very interesting video about the Irishtown Bend Restoration plans.  GCP is focused on securing $5 million in the state capital budget for Phase II of Restoring the Irishtown Bend, which will support continued investment to stabilize the bulkheads along the Cuyahoga River while beginning work to convert […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cuyahoga County, Education, Environment & Sustainability Committee held a public hearing yesterday, February 3rd, to discuss concerns regarding dredging and the dumping of dredged materials from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. At the meeting, Port of Cleveland and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the Ohio EPA discussed USACE’s proposal to dump sediment dredged from the upper […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently awarded a $425,000 contract to Ryba Marine Construction Co, for ecosystem restoration within the Stanford Run Watershed, near Peninsula, Ohio. An upgraded culvert will be installed to allow Stanford Run to flow under the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, allowing this tributary to re-connect to […]

  • 11 April 2011

    An ore boat that almost stuck in the muck at the bottom of the Cuyahoga River has introduced the public to a problem that might otherwise… (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, April 11, 2011    

  • 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, […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has been busy lately working with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on the river bank stabilization program. According to the Corps, soil erosion and nonpoint source pollution affecting the Cuyahoga River has had downstream adverse environmental impacts and reduced water depths in harbors and shipping channels due […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted on Tuesday, February 17th 2015, a public hearing regarding the dredging of Cleveland Harbor at the request of the Ohio Attorney General. USACE also conducted a media roundtable on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, to address follow-up questions. At the hearing, Buffalo District Commander LTC Karl D. Jansen explained how […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio EPA Director and the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Manager recently signed a cooperative project agreement to create a plan for contaminated sediment management and habitat restoration for the Gorge Dam. Congressman Tim Ryan yesterday praised the Ohio EPA Director and the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Manager for signing the […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reached an agreement, adopted as a Court order, to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016. Under the terms of the agreement, which was spearheaded by the Corps, dredged sediment from the federal navigation channel will be placed in a confined disposal facility (CDF). The Corps […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River – essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue – but with no dredged material to be placed in the open lake. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps to dredge up to 225,000 […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and The National Park Service will host a public open house on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, to discuss the results of an environmental assessment regarding the Canal Diversion Dam in the Cuyahoga River. The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Happy Days Lodge. The environmental assessment was […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Jan. 10, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland. The information session and public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie West Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 1900 Fulton Road. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    Comments close tomorrow on the application for the Cleveland Harbor dredged material management plan (DMMP). This 20-year dredged material management plan for the Cleveland Harbor was jointly presented by City of Cleveland, the Port of Cleveland, Ohio EPA, and the Army Corps. The array of alternatives to address the 20 year plan for dredged material […]

  • 31 March 2014

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, along with Reps. Bob Gibbs, Dave Joyce, and Marcy Kaptur, urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pursue all options necessary to ensure Lake Erie is appropriately dredged and maintained as soon as possible. The Great Lakes—especially Lake Erie—are vital to serving Ohio’s economic needs, but shipping […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland yesterday welcomed Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District, on a visit to see the Bed Load Interceptor on the Cuyahoga River. The interceptor, designed by Streamside Technology, removes sediment from the Cuyahoga River before it can settle in the shipping canal. […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has started the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation lower channel dredging project. According to the Corps, the 2017 spring dredging season began on Tuesday, April 11. USACE also announced that the start of upper navigation channel dredging is expected to begin around April 21. “In the fall of […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Agency has announced two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants, totaling over $1.7 million, to improve water quality in the Cleveland area. The grants were announced yesterday by EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Persciasepe at Great Lakes Week in Cleveland. Over the last three years, GLRI has provided more than $29.8 million for EPA […]