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  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced a $2.1 million contract for repairs to the Lorain breakwater, located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contract was awarded on September 9, 2019 to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, L.L.C., from Muskegon, Michigan. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems (channels, harbors and waterways) for the movement of commerce, national security needs, and recreation. The Corps operates and maintains 140 navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including Cleveland Harbor. USACE closely monitored channel conditions in the […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, has been named as one of two “Proving Grounds” for the USACE, Engineering with Nature (EWN) program. EWN is defined as the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to efficiently and sustainably deliver economic environmental and social benefits through collaborative processes. Many projects in the […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Huffman Equipment Rental, East Lake, OH, to create a 600-foot revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline that will protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump station. The bluff along Lake Erie is highly erosive due to strong ice and wave […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Ohio EPA approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using the economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps of Engineers to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s divers have discovered a submerged crest due to the high lake levels on Lake Erie of a critical breakwater in the Cleveland Harbor while inspecting the West End of the East Breakwater. The submerged breakwater presented danger in the navigational channel to boaters, said USACE. The […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Ohio EPA is reviewing an application submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging of the Lorain Harbor federal navigation channel. The applicant is requesting to dredge up to 500,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and clay from the Lorain Outer Harbor and Black River. This material would be placed below […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman has announced that bipartisan language he co-authored was included in The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) report released yesterday. These reforms aim to end Flint-like water crises, prevent inappropriate disposal of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor and renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “We must protect Lake Erie and ensure […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Council is praising Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s administration for engineering a pilot project to find beneficial new uses for sediments dredged from the Toledo harbor. Underwritten by a $10 million fund championed by State Sen. Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), the project aims to divert the dredgings from disposal in the open waters […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The USACE Buffalo District has released documents that have been submitted to the Ohio EPA, requesting a Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certification for open lake placement of dredged sediment from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. According to the open letter to Lake Erie Stakeholders, USACE is planning to dredge 225,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has issued a water quality certification to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing the dredging of Toledo Harbor this summer. The certification allows the Corps to dispose of 1.1 million cubic yards of dredged sediment in open waters in Lake Erie. Toledo Harbor is the shallowest and most heavily dredged port in […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie. The Ohio EPA has responsibility under the Federal Clean Water Act to certify whether proposed discharge […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $750,000 in annual coastal zone management grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania’s coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. “These grants play an important role to ensure the protection of our coastal waters,” DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. “This […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorized $300 million per year, for the fiscal years 2017 through 2021, for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said in their announcement that this funding authorization is a major win for the State of New […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman have urged Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jo-Ellen Darcy to use at least $2 million of its $273 million harbor and channel projects budget to make up for its request for less money to dredge the Cleveland Harbor. The Corps requested $3.6 million less […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), University of Toledo (UT) InterimPresident Nagi Naganathan, UT Professor of Environmental Sciences Dr. Daryl Dwyer, as well as representatives from local governments and environmental groups, yesterday celebrated the successful completion of a wetland restoration project at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio. The project was undertaken through two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract for approximately $950,000 to Huffman Equipment Rental & Contracting, Inc., East Lake, OH to repair damages caused during Super Storm Sandy to the Erie South Pier, Erie, PA. Work began on April 20, 2015 and is scheduled to be completed by early July 2015.  […]

  • 17 December 2013

    KS Associates, Inc., a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, has completed engineering and construction-related services for an important dredging project for the Vermilion Port Authority. The project involved the removal of approximately 45,000 cubic yards of sand and sediment in the Vermilion Outer Harbor and in the Vermilion River up to […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), along with Congressman Dave Joyce (R-Ohio), sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy urging her to push for a swift solution that will allow dredging of Northeast Ohio’s waterways to begin next month. Following statements by the U.S. Army […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal to dredge the Sandusky Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will be held at Sandusky City Council Chambers, 222 Meigs St. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Buffalo, N.Y., has applied for a […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer, yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project that will build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. Schumer said that a new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tom Reed announced a major dredging project Monday in Chautauqua County at Barcelona Harbor in Westfield. The dredging, getting underway shortly, will help to mitigate flood risks and improve overall harbor operations from boat mobility to recreation opportunities. Reed gathered at Barcelona Harbor Monday alongside Lake Erie Management Commission Member Doug Richmond, Assemblyman Andy […]

  • 24 February 2014

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a March 6, 2014, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland. The information session and public hearing will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 1962 Stokes Boulevard. Ohio EPA is holding the […]