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  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    An advisory group that advises the state on remediation of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern will discuss dredging of local waterways and habitat management efforts tomorrow, July 26, the State of Indiana said in their latest announcement.  The Citizens Advisory for the Remediation of the Environment Committee (CARE) is set to meet from 1 […]

  • 4 December 2011

      The dredging of the Grand Calumet River is already showing results in reducing the high concentration of pollutants in the waterway… By Amy Lavalley (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, December 4, 2011;

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 23 March 2010

    Dredging work has been finished on the first small section of the heavily polluted Grand Calumet River in northwestern Indiana… [mappress] Source:newstalk,March 23,2010;

  • 6 August 2013

    The next phase of an ongoing effort to dredge contaminated sediment from northwestern Indiana’s Grand Calumet River and adjacent is set to get underway next month, reports Restoration and remedial efforts in the East Branch (Zone B) of the Grand Calumet River are in progress. The 1.8-mile stretch of the river from Indianapolis Boulevard […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Thomas Simon knows first hand what a terrible condition the Grand Calumet River has been in. When he first sampled it for fish in 1985, his… By GITTE LAASBY (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, February 24, 2011;

  • 31 May 2011

    The ongoing environmental restoration of the Grand Calumet River advances into East Chicago this week with the start of work to clean up Rox… By Steve Zabroski (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, May 31, 2011;    

  • 25 August 2010

    Dredging of one section of the Grand Calumet River is complete and crews are expected to move off the site by the end of the month, Indiana… By Kathleen Quilligan (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, August 25, 2010;

  • 25 June 2012

    Long-delayed dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal might start in September if federal officials approve an agreement for funding, says The plan’s approval is in the hands of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said Ellen Gregory, attorney for the waterway district. The Indiana Harbor is located in East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana, […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The recent completion of a $52 million project to rid Roxana Marsh of contaminated sediment will speed the recovery of Indiana’s Grand Calumet River, marking a step forward for one of the Great Lakes’ most complex Area of Concern cleanups. Representatives from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and three other federal and state agencies will host a meeting June 2 to update the public on a contaminated sediment cleanup planned for the East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana, area. The cleanup, funded under the Great Lakes Legacy Act, involves the Grand Calumet River and Roxana Marsh, near the […]

  • 3 June 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, and… (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, June 3, 2011  

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, announced the 2015 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo held at Westin Hotel in Houston, Texas, June 22-25, 2015. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually in two categories: the navigation dredging and environmental dredging.   Navigational Winner […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     This season, good fortune shone on Brennan’s Environmental group as they procured a winter river restoration project in Rhode Island. “The general scope for this project remained along the lines of past work, where we restore river depths to facilitate and improve water quality, fish migration, but this one came with a twist; its […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of a highly contaminated canal along the shore of Lake Michigan has begun, triggering fears among some experts that the project could release harmful chemicals into an Indiana community. To dig a deeper canal for ships, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing large volumes of contaminated sediment – equivalent to about 160 […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Summertime in the Great Lakes region is busy not just for marine navigation; it’s also prime time for dredging and maintenance of navigational infrastructure. The Manitowoc crane barge and its accompanying tugs, the Racine and Kenosha, are regularly deployed from the Kewaunee Area Office to do work in the Detroit District and adjacent Chicago District […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $960,000 in grant funding to improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago-Calumet region. The grants will generate $1.46 million in matching contributions, for a total conservation impact of $2.42 million, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) said in their announcement. “The Chi-Cal Rivers Fund […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Calumet Harbor dredging project started this week, on April 13th, the U.S. Coast Guard announced. Roen Salvage Company, a Sturgeon Bay-based dredging contractor, is conducting the Calumet Harbor dredging operations. The completion of this very important dredging project is scheduled for May 11th, 2015. The Calumet Harbor and River navigation project is a vital part of […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, said in its latest announcement that dredging of approximately 60,000 cubic yards of Calumet River sediment was recently completed, placing the dredged material at the Chicago-area confined disposal facility (CDF). This CDF authorized to accept Calumet River sediment is nearing the end of its operating life and USACE […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday released for public comment the “Chicago Area Waterways Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Assessment.”  The plan contains recommendations for managing material dredged from the Calumet Harbor and River and the Calumet-Sag Channel for the next twenty-five years. Calumet Harbor and River is located on Lake […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The Chicago District Corps of Engineers has issued a pre-solicitation notice for its Calumet Harbor maintenance dredging. The contractor will be responsible for providing all necessary facilities, plants, labor, transportation, materials, and equipment to perform mechanical dredging in the Calumet River to remove 10,000 cubic yards of sediment around specified bridges to maintain navigation into […]

  • 12 June 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Calumet Harbor and River, Chicago, maintenance dredging program. The contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan, started dredging on June 3 and will continue through this September. The main goal of the project is to mechanically dredge up to […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $730,000 in investments to support local environmental education projects along the Lake Michigan shoreline and in the Millennium Reserve-Calumet region. This announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect our natural resources and ensure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. “These important investments will protect and […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, is extending the public comment period for the draft Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP), and integrated Environmental Impact Statement from 45 to 60 days. The comment period began on May 3, 2019, and the new closing date is July 2, 2019 (changed […]