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  • 8 May 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that dredging has begun at what is commonly known as “the cut,” a small channel connecting Lake Ontario and Henderson Harbor. Senator Ritchie was able to secure $60,000 in this year’s state budget to help cover the cost of the project. “The hunting and fishing industries have a $1.5 billion […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $1.9 million in federal funding for shoreline restoration in Niagara County. The funds – administered through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – will be used to restore the Krull Park Shoreline, which was severely damaged […]

  • 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, […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator Pam Helming earlier this week announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the application deadline for the Lake Ontario General Permit as well as the expiration date of the permit. According to an official statement, this will allow property owners affected by last year’s devastating Lake Ontario flooding and […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beginning next month, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing its annual spring maintenance dredging at the harbor entrance, boat launch and the inner harbour area. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents. Significant amounts of sand are deposited at the mouth of […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a large restoration project to develop the habitat at the Clark Island wetland owned by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). The property includes a coastal wetland on the Hay Bay shoreline, which will be strategically excavated to create open-water habitat for fish in eight pools with a series of connecting channels. The […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga, and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year’s flooding. “The Lake Ontario shoreline experienced historic and damaging flooding last year, and we continue to stand […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer is pushing to secure federal funding to fully repair the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned infrastructure in Sodus Bay, including the Sodus Bay Breakwater and the Charles Point steel wall that were damaged in last summer’s Lake Ontario floods.  Specifically, Schumer is calling on the Army Corps to add Sodus […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, yesterday announced that DEC has completed revisions to the Lake Ontario General Permit related to erosion and shoreline damage caused by the historic high-water levels of Lake Ontario during 2017-18, and is extending the permit authority to September 30, 2019. The revisions and extension […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative John Katko are pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide funding for repairs to the West Pier and West Barrier Bar of Little Sodus Bay Harbor in the Village of Fair Haven. Little Sodus Bay is a harbor that provides […]

  • 11 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to offer all necessary resources to the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance Association (SPCMA) to help stop further buildup of sand in the channel connecting Sandy Pond to Lake Ontario. The accumulation of sand in the channel has prevented boaters from entering and exiting […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Lake Ontario counties of Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego, the town of Greece and the city of Oswego are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the Lake Ontario Regional Harbor Dredging Management Plan completed in 2000. Two Public Meetings will be held, in Orleans and Wayne counties, to review findings and […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Ontario counties including Oswego, Cayuga, Wayne, Monroe, Orleans and Niagara, the City of Oswego and the Town of Greece are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the Lake Ontario “Regional Dredging Management Plan” completed in 2000. A public meeting to review findings and receive public feedback will be held at 7 p.m. […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman John Katko (NY-24) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide funding for vital dredging at the Port of Oswego. The recently allocated funds will allow the harbor of the Port of Oswego to be sufficiently dredged to its functional channel depths. “As the only deep water port on the U.S. […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, and Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Patrick Murphy recently showcased 33 shoreline resiliency projects in Monroe County that are receiving an estimated $43 million in state funding through Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative […]

  • 25 August 2011

    A Rochester firm has been hired to study 20 harbors on the south shore of Lake Ontario, looking at their depths and needs for dredging, and… By Tom Rivers (thedailynewsonline) [mappress] Source: thedailynewsonline, August 25, 2011;

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s team put ‘boots on the ground’ on May 10 in the Town of Greece and the Village of Wilson, to better understand shoreline conditions and mitigation efforts underway in response to the rising Lake Ontario water levels.  The USACE team was joined by staff members from Senators […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 30 April 2010

    HENDERSON — The catch basin near the channel that connects Henderson Harbor to Lake Ontario was cleaned out early Thursday. Cleaning the basin is expected to reduce further buildup of debris in the channel, commonly called the cut, allowing boats to use the passageway as a shortcut during the boating season… [mappress] Source:watertowndailytimes,April 30,2010;

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, along with members of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study in the president’s FY2019 budget request. Following the damaging flood waters that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last year, causing millions […]

  • 22 October 2012

    A group of more than 50 people came to Newfane Town Hall to hear the preliminary findings of the Regional Harbor Dredging Management Plan update, according to lockportjournal.com. The tourism officials and marina owners that populated a public information meeting Thursday agree that harbor dredging is an investment worth making. The new plan covers 160 […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is preparing to respond to lakes Erie and Ontario high water within the limits of its Regulatory, Emergency Management, Program and Project Management, and Operations and Maintenance programs. Lake Erie water level set a record for this time of year, where Lake Ontario remains above average but […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is announcing that the long awaited dredging of three Lake Ontario harbors is on track to happen next year. Collins says the Army Corp of Engineers now has the funding it needs to perform maintenance dredging in Oak Orchard, Olcott and Wilson harbors. Dredging removes built-up sediment that, over time, narrows […]

  • 26 April 2010

    HENDERSON — Dredging to improve navigation through the small channel connecting Lake Ontario to Henderson Harbor will begin Wednesday. The town of Henderson has received permission needed from Dr. Nak K. Shim, owner of Association Island, to access his property before fish spawning was in full swing… [mappress] Source:watertowndailytimes,April 26,2010;