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  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    NOAA Fisheries is recommending nearly $20 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding. It will support new and existing multi-year partnerships to implement seven projects to restore shoreline, fish passage, and wetlands. These efforts will restore habitat and improve resilience in degraded Great Lakes ecosystems. Specifically, recommended projects will open river systems to fish […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District announces a contract option award to dredge stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. The Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, provided USACE with an additional $946,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, funding to award the three options on […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill. “The ongoing cleanup of the Great Lakes has helped transform our region into an […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman has announced a $15 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant – the largest single GLRI grant awarded to date by EPA – to the city of Lorain for restoration work in the Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie. The Black River AOC […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    During its first five years, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) implemented more than 2500 projects to improve water quality, clean up contaminated shoreline, protect and restore native habitat and species and prevent and control invasive species in the Great Lakes. That work, which began in 2010, is summarized in a new Report to Congress […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds totaling over $3.1 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to target harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. “This new Great Lakes […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014, a bill which Rep. Tom Reed was an original cosponsor of, passed the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill authorizes clean-up endeavors and efforts to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes watershed including projects in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Seneca and Tompkins counties. “The health of our […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy today released a new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Action Plan. The plan lays out steps that federal agencies will take during the next five years to protect water quality, control invasive species and restore habitat in the largest surface fresh water system in the world. McCarthy, […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.9 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment along the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified by the United States and Canada as one of 43 toxic hotspots in the Great Lakes basin. Work will […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force, last week joined her colleagues in sending a letter to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Chairman Lisa Murkowski and Ranking Member Tom Udall to request at least $320 million in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced multi-million-dollar project agreements for the Muskegon Lake and Torch Lake Areas of Concern (AOC). These projects are part of a larger effort to restore the Areas of Concern through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). According to EPA, both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the Town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end of the calendar year, […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District has announced the award of a construction contract for habitat creation in the St. Louis River near Superior, Wisconsin. USACE, on behalf of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has awarded a construction contract for more than $1.6 million to Roen Salvage Company from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, for […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has presented a “Special Recognition Award” to the Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), a department of the U.S. Environmental Agency, for its long-standing efforts to restore and protect the health of the Great Lakes, specifically by remediating historical contamination in ports, harbors and other waterways. According to WEDA, GLNPO […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.3 million to the Ohio EPA to continue restoration work at four highly contaminated sites on the Great Lakes and to coordinate the state’s management plan for Lake Erie. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $3.7 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to Ohio […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has provided more than $2.5 billion to clean up contaminated harbors, restore fish habitat and keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to a study by the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics. According to the study, every federal dollar spent on GLRI projects between 2010 through […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced the completion of a $16 million sediment cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township, Mich. Work was funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the state of Michigan under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). EPA Great Lakes National Program Office Director Chris Korleski joined Michigan […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    To address the gradual loss of a historic barrier beach and the erosion of over 100 acres of wetlands at Lake Ontario’s Braddock Bay, a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) project team has implemented Engineering With Nature principles to provide a sustainable restoration solution. This project completed the last management action necessary for the future delisting of […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and other guests celebrated the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project yesterday. Eight project sites have been restored since 2013, enhancing nearly two miles of shoreline and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along the lower Buffalo River. Work was led by the GLC […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a series of public engagement sessions this summer to update the public on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and to seek their input on future priorities. The first engagement session will be held on June 13 in Toledo, followed by sessions in Rochester, Duluth, Milwaukee, Saginaw, and […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Luedtke Engineering is about to begin works on a $1.6 million multi-phase project that will remove sediment from the Buffalo River. The announcement was made last week by Congressman Brian Higgins and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski. “Projects like this which explore new ways to maintain and improve the […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives are lobbying against proposed deep cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.  The Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Sean Duffy and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Co-Chairs, Congressman David P. Joyce and Rick Nolan, released the following […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their Boardman Dam Removal and River Restoration project in Traverse City, Michigan. The $6.3 million program is now 82% complete as the contractor Michels Corporation prepares to shut down for the winter. “Our Detroit District team was on site last week […]