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  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lake Erie is one of Ohio’s greatest assets and its harbors must be dredged regularly to keep ports open for shipping, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest announcement. Much of the material dredged from the lake currently is dumped into the open waters of the lake. However, most of the material could […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ryba Marine and Constriction recently won a $2.1 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo Distric to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, Ohio. The contract calls for dredged material to be placed in a contractor furnished location, different from last year’s dredging cycle when material was placed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a February 24, 2015, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek, 2277 West Ridgewood Drive, Parma. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to accept comments […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, the Lorain Harbor dredging project will be underway soon. During this cleanup program, approximately 165,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the mentioned zone. The Invitation for Bids will be posted by April 15, 2014. Lorain Harbor is located on the southern shore […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement by U.S. Representative Dave Joyce, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency […]

  • 11 June 2012

    According to the Toledo Blade, alternatives for managing sediment and other material dredged from Toledo Harbor’s channels will be the subject of a public forum next week at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments. During the forum, scheduled for June 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., project representatives are to explain the project’s objectives […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River – essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue – but with no dredged material to be placed in the open lake. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps to dredge up to 225,000 […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a web meeting on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST to discuss open lake placement in Lake Erie of dredged sediment from the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. Participation can be by phone only by following the Audio Conference Information […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) yesterday introduced “The Protecting Our Great Lakes Act”, legislation to help mitigate harmful algal blooms by prohibiting the discharge of dredged material in the open waters of the Great Lakes. “The Protecting Our Great Lakes Act is one step we can take to mitigate the spread and growth of harmful algal blooms […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a March 10, 2016, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Stewardship Center in Parma. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to accept comments concerning an application by the U.S. Army […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA has identified $10 million dollars of funding from Governor John R. Kasich’s capital budget to promote alternative beneficial uses for Toledo Harbor dredge materials. An agreement between Ohio EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allow dredging of Toledo Harbor and the federal shipping channel to proceed while moving toward an […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has just announced that its maintenance staff will be dredging and working on the Ohio & Erie Canal for the next few weeks. NPS will temporarily close the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will complete the 2017 cell repair, consisting of a 50 linear foot void with a stone base […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will be held at Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 640 Jackson St. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The Ashtabula River is one of 43 contaminated sites on the Great Lakes designated as a Great Lakes Area of Concern by the […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates, Inc., an Ohio-based Coastal/Transportation engineering firm, has just announced that Christopher M. Day, P.E., is now a new member of the firm serving as a Project Manager at 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 […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sand nourishment is underway at Presque Isle State Park, PA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in their latest announcement. District places approximately 55,000 tons of sand each year to offset erosion. Presque Isle Peninsula is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie in the City of Erie, PA. The peninsula […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, held their 54th change of command ceremony, yesterday at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue assumed command as District Engineer of the Detroit District. As D.E., Sugrue will oversee about 400 employees and a program worth more than $800 million. The district’s area of responsibility includes […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Latta yesterday reintroduced the Protecting Our Great Lakes Act, legislation to help mitigate harmful algal blooms by prohibiting the discharge of dredged material into the waters of the Great Lakes. “The Protecting Our Great Lakes Act is one step we can take to mitigate harmful algal blooms in our Great Lakes,” said Latta. “The lakes’ […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of Ohio and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have settled a lawsuit filed over the dredging of the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel in 2016, cleveland.com reports. The settlement, noted in a document filed in federal court yesterday, requires USACE to cover the cost of placing sediment from the harbor […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released findings on Dredged Sediment Placement – Cleveland Harbor report, confirming that most of the dredged sediment from the project is suitable for open-lake placement. In accordance with federal standards, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander, Lt. Col. Karl D. Jansen, has determined the Federal Standard for […]