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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 […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland moved closer to stabilizing Irishtown Bend recently when Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the 2016-18 capital budget into law – securing $2.5 million for the project. Irishtown Bend is a critical bank along the Cuyahoga River that threatens to collapse into the navigation channel if not stabilized. “The Port of Cleveland thanks […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, announced two days ago that test results of samples taken from the bottom of the Cuyahoga River shipping channel were clean enough to allow open-lake disposal of dredged sediment. In an open letter to Lake Erie stakeholders, Lt. Col. Karl Jansen, the commander of the USACE Buffalo District, said […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio has created a successful way to separate the clean, usable sand from the silts, fines and toxins dredged from the Cuyahoga River. “Instead of throwing a valuable resource away, sand is being used to support Ohio’s economy through jobs in the construction industry and infrastructure improvements,” the Ohio DNR Office of Coastal Management said […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland has developed and implemented a plan to manage the sediments annually dredged from the 5.9 mile shipping channel on the Cuyahoga River. According to the port, the plan is made to ensure that the shipping channel is maintained at an adequate depth needed for commercial shipping traffic. The plan relies on […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released findings on Dredged Sediment Placement – Cleveland Harbor report, confirming that most of the dredged sediment from the project is suitable for open-lake placement. In accordance with federal standards, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander, Lt. Col. Karl D. Jansen, has determined the Federal Standard for […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have applied for a federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to help pay for new bulkheads as part of the Irishtown Bend project. The grant application seeks $11.5 million in INFRA funds to stabilize the hillside that sits on the banks of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public hearing at Burke Lakefront Airport (West Concourse), 1501 North Marginal Road, Cleveland, today, from 5:15 – 9 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make verbal comments in person for the official record regarding the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers sent a letter to the Ohio EPA outlining some concerns over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to dredge the Cuyahoga River and dump the materials into Lake Erie. The city of Lakewood is immediately upland from the proposed locations where the Corps plans to dispose of the dredged materials. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senior U.S. District Judge, Donald Nugent, ruled in favor of the state of Ohio on Friday, ordering the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pay the costs of dumping sediment from its 2015 dredging into lake contaminant dikes. In his 52-page opinion, Judge Donald Nugent said that USACE “unreasonably delayed” the dredging of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems (channels, harbors and waterways) for the movement of commerce, national security needs, and recreation. The Corps operates and maintains 140 navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including Cleveland Harbor. USACE closely monitored channel conditions in the […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a March 10, 2016, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Stewardship Center in Parma. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to accept comments concerning an application by the U.S. Army […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that it will reopen the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead now through Sunday, November 30. NPS will close the trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 1 to Friday, December 5, […]

  • 5 February 2016

    After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers refused to stop Lake Erie sediment dumping, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to reject the Port of Cleveland’s request and continue its push to dump potentially harmful sediment from the Cuyahoga River into […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is about to host public hearing regarding open lake placement of dredged sediment from Cleveland Harbor.  USACE will hold the hearing on Tuesday, February 17th 2015, at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland from 5:15 – 9p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public hearing on March 1, 2016 at the Breen Center in Cleveland, OH. The purpose of the public hearing is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make verbal comments regarding the proposed open lake placement of sediment dredged from the upper federal […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of Ohio and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have settled a lawsuit filed over the dredging of the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel in 2016, cleveland.com reports. The settlement, noted in a document filed in federal court yesterday, requires USACE to cover the cost of placing sediment from the harbor […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a web meeting on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST to discuss open lake placement in Lake Erie of dredged sediment from the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. Participation can be by phone only by following the Audio Conference Information […]

  • 3 June 2010

    An idled limestone quarry on Kelleys Island might solve the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority’s most pressing problem — finding a… [mappress] Source: blog.cleveland, June 3, 2010;

  • 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 […]