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  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three southeast Ohio boat ramps at Fox Lake, Tycoon Lake and Lake Rupert will receive renovations this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Work is scheduled to begin this month and conclude by the end of August. The boat ramp at Tycoon Lake in Gallia County is currently […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lakes and Rivers Contracting Inc., of Lemont (IL) is about to begin a long-awaited Waubonsie Lake dredging project. The City Council has just approved the contract to dredge and filter the lake bottom in Waubonsie Lake Park, off Kautz Road near Clarendon Lane, reported the Chicago Tribune. This $1.85 million dredging contract is the first such in more than twenty […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new dredging season along the Fox River in Green Bay is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Project official website. Commenting this, Scott Stein, Fox River Cleanup Project spokesman, said: “The dredging aspect of it is really to reduce the impact of PCBs on the environment and human health.” The spokesman said […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Illinois Senator, Pamela Althoff, yesterday announced that the Fox Waterway Agency may soon receive the financial assistance needed to manage the Fox River and Chain O’Lakes’ dredging issues.  Charged with maintaining and removing sediment from the Fox River and Chain O’Lakes, Senator Althoff said that one of the Fox Waterway Agency’s biggest challenges is getting […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fox Waterway Agency has proposed constructing a 29-acre in-lake sediment storage and dewatering facility (SDF) using beneficially reused dredged sediment. The Fox Waterway Agency will improve navigation by hydraulically and mechanically dredging sediment from the Chain O’Lakes and Fox River and transporting the material via pumping or barge to the newly constructed island. The […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 26 – April 1, 2018).   VIDEO: Ayia Napa Marina Development Project in Full Swing Ayia Napa Marina, situated on the southeastern coast of Cyprus, has just released the latest video update on their marina development project.   PHOTO: Cuban […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to look over and comment on on-going cleanup plans for the Lower green Bay and Fox River areas. A new Remedial Action Plan Update for the Lower Green Bay and Fox River Area of Concern is now available for public review. The update lists specific actions that will be important for […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded recently an almost $2.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, LLC., to dredge Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Great Lakes Dock, from Muskegon, Mich., will remove 99,000 cubic yards of material. They will deposit 60,000 cubic yards in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]

  • 6 July 2012

    According to greenbaypressgazette.com, NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. will not have to pay for the cleanup of PCBs from Little Lake Butte des Morts and southern portions of the lower Fox River, a federal judge ruled this week. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay issued the ruling based on testimony he heard […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposal by the Waterford Waterway Management District to dispose of dredged materials from the Waterford Dam Impoundment and Tichigan Lake. The meeting is set for Thursday, February 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Waterford Town Hall in Waterford. “The meeting […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The water level behind the Rochester Dam on the Fox River in the village of Rochester in Racine County, will be lowered for the 2015-2016 fall and winter season in order to complete proposed dredging in Wind Lake and Goose Lake branch canals, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The Racine County Drainage District […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The water level behind the Rochester Dam on the Fox River in the village of Rochester, Racine County, will be lowered for the 2014-2015 fall and winter season in order to complete proposed dredging in Wind Lake and Goose Lake Branch Canals. The controlled drawdown will begin on or about October 1, 2014, and the […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement projects. Illinois Green Infrastructure Grants (IGIG) are designed to support projects that reduce the amount of pollution running into Illinois waterways from stormwater sources and reduce the risk of localized flooding. This announcement is part of […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lake Odessa Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project on April 6 at 10:30 a.m.  The ceremony, which celebrates the completion of the habitat restoration project, will be held at the Fox Pond Overlook Area near the Port Louisa National […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,741,400 contract to Roen Salvage Co. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., for dredging Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Roen Salvage will remove 90,000 cubic yards of material and deposit it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility located on the north side of the Fox River, […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District has announced additions to its fiscal year 2015 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $12 million will be used in 2015 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that we are responsible for spending our […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 includes more than $5.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the Army Corps with more than $181 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 includes more than $4.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $68.8 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today announced a new joint venture with Environmental Remediation Holding Inc. (ERH). ERH is a subsidiary of DEC, a leading Belgium based, international environmental specialist/contractor and holds DEC process […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Detroit District and its employees were recognized by the 2014 Chief of Engineers Awards of Excellence Program, with the Environmental Merit Award, for the Cat Island Dredged Material Disposal Facility (DMDF) project. “It has been a privilege to be part of a team that has provided a quality product in a timely manner […]