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  • 5 January 2011

    It’s still not clear what the total costs will be and who pays for sand dredging along the Lake Erie shoreline of the new North Perry Park… By David W. Jones (news-herald) [mappress] Source: news-herald, January 5, 2011;

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland is about to join the State of Ohio lawsuit that should protect Lake Erie water quality and local jobs. The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority yesterday filed a motion in federal court to join the State of Ohio as a plaintiff in litigation to resolve a dispute with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Congresswoman Kaptur has secured the ranking member position on the Energy and Water Subcommittee of House Appropriations. Congresswoman Kaptur called the subcommittee position “a good fit” for Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, which stretches along the Lake Erie coast from Cleveland to Toledo. Among other areas, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over: -Renewable energy initiatives nationally; -Dredging […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Buffalo to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator for the Great Lakes, was joined by Congressmember Brian Higgins and Buffalo Mayor Byron […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is warning boaters that excessive sediment buildup at the entrance to Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, may make it difficult to enter and leave the channel until it can be fully dredged. The PFBC started dredging the marina channel earlier in May but found that excessive […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Biologists, together with the Floating Plant Crew, were at the Ashtabula Harbor east breakwater, May 4, repairing storm-damaged common tern (Sterna hirundo) habitat. The common tern habitat was constructed two years ago in an effort to establish an additional breeding location along the southern shore of Lake Erie. […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is about to hold a web meeting that will discuss recently completed study on the Toledo Harbor dredged sediment in the Western Lake Erie Basin and its influence on Harmful Algal Blooms. The study was completed by engineering consulting firms Ecology and Environment and LimnoTech. Main aim […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commence the Cleveland Harbor dredging program next month to facilitate the 2014 shipping season. “Dredging the harbor is an absolute must for Northern Ohio manufacturing and the thousands of jobs it supports,” said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur. “I am relieved that Cleveland will stay open for business this […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District awarded a $6.11 million contract to Cold Spring Construction Company, from Akron, NY, on June 25 to repair over 1,300 feet of seawall, which has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice and wave action, at the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.  “This project is critical to protect […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) yesterday announced the introduction of the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act (GLEEPA), bipartisan legislation aimed at preserving the Great Lakes and bolstering economic growth throughout the Great Lakes region. GLEEPA would protect the Great Lakes – and the millions of jobs they support – from a variety of […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a federal court ruling earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined business and environmental leaders in Cleveland on Thursday to call for a long-term solution for maintaining navigation of the Cuyahoga River’s shipping channel while continuing to protect the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie and this river are in the midst of a remarkable […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The New York State Canal Corporation has just released this amazing video about the deployment of a new dredger for the Erie Canal dredging work.  The New York State Canal System is a navigable 524-mile inland waterway that spans upstate New York. The waterway connects the Hudson River with Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, Cayuga […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Maintenance dredging of the Fairport Harbor federal navigation channel and its potential to impact Lake Erie water quality will be the focus… (news-herald) [mappress] Source: news-herald, February 18, 2011;

  • 4 November 2011

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown discussed issues pertaining to the Cleveland Harbor in a meeting yesterday with officials from the Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District, which encompasses northern Ohio. Brown met with Deputy District Commander Martin Lewton, Deputy for Programs, Planning, and Project Management Thomas Switala, Chief of Programs and Project Management Ron Kozlowski, and […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator for New York, Charles E. Schumer, is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. According to Schumer, the new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of drivers trying […]

  • 16 February 2011

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is asking the public to comment on another federal plan to dredge a Lake Erie harbor, this time in… By Spencer Hunt (dispatch) [mappress] Source: dispatch, February 16, 2011;

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material. The following grants have been awarded: Megan Rua at Wright State University for “Improving soil health to increase plant production and quality on dredged material.” Rua will study whether […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Gov. John R. Kasich signed S.B. 1, the legislation that should protect Lake Erie and Ohio’s water quality. The Greater Cleveland Partnership closely monitored the development of this legislation supporting the final version passed by the General Assembly.   Highlights of the bill include: Restricting open lake […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cuyahoga County, Education, Environment & Sustainability Committee held a public hearing yesterday, February 3rd, to discuss concerns regarding dredging and the dumping of dredged materials from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. At the meeting, Port of Cleveland and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the Ohio EPA discussed USACE’s proposal to dump sediment dredged from the upper […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend approximately $650,000 in federal funds to repair damages to the Barcelona Harbor West’s break wall in the Town of Westfield, according to U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. The harbor’s break wall was severely damaged in October 2015 by waters from Lake Erie. “These emergency federal funds from the […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur secured language in the Energy and Water Appropriations bill released today to block the use of federal funds from being used for open lake dumping of dredged materials.  “This language sends a clear message that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must come to the table with real solutions,” said Kaptur. “Millions depend […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will host a public meeting on May 20, 2015, in Vermilion, Ohio to receive feedback on the implementation of the Ohio Coastal Management Program by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This public meeting is part of the federal government’s periodic review of the state-led federally-funded program […]