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  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10), member of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, praised the House of Representatives’ strong, bipartisan vote of 417 to 3, passing H.R. 3080 – the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA). Included in WRRDA, is Miller’s provision designating all ports and harbors on the Great […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday commended the nearly 700 people who have gathered in Milwaukee, Wis., for Great Lakes Week. Great Lakes Week participants will collaborate on strategies and focus efforts to restore and protect one of the world’s greatest treasures: the […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, led members of the task force in urging Senate appropriators to fund critical Great Lakes programs as they consider spending bills for the 2015 fiscal year. In five letters to Senate Appropriations subcommittee chairmen, Great Lakes senators highlighted programs that preserve and protect […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday commended the arrival of $375,000 in funds to the Great Lakes Commission to help restore wetlands in the Maumee River Area of Concern.   “The Maumee River is the largest tributary to feed the Great Lakes and is the terminus of the largest watershed in […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, Senators Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., led a bipartisan group of ten Great Lakes senators in urging the Senate Environment and Public Works committee to take action on the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act. The bill would formally authorize the Great Lakes […]

  • 10 March 2014

    Michigan LCV’s Alicia Prygoski (Legislative and Political Assistant) and Erica Bloom (Program Manager), traveled to Washington D.C. last week to join other Great Lakes advocates for the “Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition annual lobby day”. With a mission to secure a sustainable Great Lakes restoration plan and the funding needed to implement it, the work […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday announced support for Ducks Unlimited to implement conservation programs to help restore and conserve Great Lakes coastal and interior wetlands. The $1,488,944 grant comes through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Our Great […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Continuing his efforts to safeguard the future of commerce on the Great Lakes, Michigan Representative Jack Bergman is proposing a new policy to ensure baseline levels of funding for the backlogged maintenance projects along Great Lakes transportation routes. The Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) is a deep-draft waterway connecting all five lakes through hundreds of […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) is scheduled to present in the Noble Capital Markets Virtual Roadshow Series on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. C.D.T. Chief Executive Officer and President, Lasse Petterson, and Chief Financial Officer, Mark Marinko will provide an exclusive corporate presentation. The presentation will be followed by a live […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 18 January 2018

    U.S. Senators Rob Portman, co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, and Task Force member Sherrod Brown, sent a letter to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget as well as the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army Corps requesting funding for a Great Lakes coastal resiliency study in the President’s FY 2019 budget […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, a draft Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health (COA) 2014 was posted for public comments until July 3, 2014. This agreement will help the Government of Canada continue to make progress on protecting and enhancing Great Lakes water quality and deliver on its important bi-national commitments with the United States […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Sustain Our Great Lakes’ partners today announced 20 projects selected to receive more than $5.7 million in grant funding for ecological restoration in the Great Lakes basin. With a focus on restoring coastal wetland habitat and improving the quality and connectivity of stream and riparian habitat, this investment will help protect, restore, and enhance the […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, including record backlog of $670 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said: “During 2014, the Company achieved several […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to $27.5 million will be available during the current funding cycle. Grants will be awarded on […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Synthesis, Observations and Response (SOAR) system integrates various activities in support of restoration of the Great Lakes. “The Great Lakes are critical to Michigan’s […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday announced the pricing of its previously-announced offering of $325 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022. According to the release, the 2022 Notes were priced at par with a coupon rate of 8.000%. The 2022 Notes will mature on May 15, 2022. Each of GLDD’s existing […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois is about to start one more season – the third of six – of clearing out sediment from the bottom of Lake Decatur. According to Engineering Services Coordinator Jerry Stevens, crews have been working this week to reassemble the dredge operation as they prepare to resume dredging Friday, April […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin applauded a new agreement that makes the Great Lakes a priority. The House-Senate conference agreement on the Water Resources Development Act for the first time treats the Great Lakes as a single navigational system, increases funding for harbor maintenance, and provides broader authority for the Army Corps of […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Omnibus spending bill including $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation, has passed in both the House and Senate. The bill has cleared Congress and will head to the President’s desk for his final […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission will tomorrow, October 24, organize a webinar named “Sediment Choreography: Using natural forces to maintain harbors”. This informational webinar, which starts at 10 a.m. EDT / 9 a.m. CDT, will explore new approaches to upstream management practices using a river’s natural energy to reduce sediment load – and thus the amount of […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that following their push, the Senate Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) includes a new authorization for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The senators said that following the damaging flooding that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last summer, causing millions of dollars in damages, […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the bipartisan Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, discussed the importance of the Great Lakes from both an environmental and economic standpoint at a Washington, DC Summit and on the House Floor. The summit was hosted by the Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI), a nonpartisan research-based organization whose mission is to […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) has delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014 (H.R. 5764), legislation she cosponsored to authorize the use of $300 million for the continued maintenance and restoration of the Great Lakes: “Protecting and preserving the Great Lakes has […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term planning and oversight of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging operations on the Great Lakes is the responsibility of Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser, USACE Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division Commander. Recently Brig. Gen. Kaiser, who grew up in Racine, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Michigan, explained the challenges, […]