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  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Work to skim fuel from the surface of Lake Michigan has begun more than 300 feet offshore near the site of a power plant landslide, a We Ene… BY KRISTEN ZAMBO (journaltimes) [mappress] Source: journaltimes, November 4, 2011  

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The community of Harbor Beach in the state’s Thumb was honored with the Michigan Municipal League’s 2014 Community Excellence Award on October 17, 2014, at the League’s Annual Convention in Marquette. Accepting the award, from left are, Harbor Beach council member Sam Capling, Harbor Beach Mayor Pro Tem Al Kleinknecht, and Clark Ramsey, a member […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced a contract award for dredging of the stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. Petersen Companies, Inc., of Minocqua, Wisconsin, will dredge approximately 27,500 cubic yards of stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor, according […]

  • 27 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    MCM Marine, Inc. from Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., has been awarded the contract for almost $330,000 to dredge 44,200 cubic yards of material from Little Lake Harbor in Little Lake, Michigan, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District said.  The sandy material will be hydraulically dredged and distributed evenly within the nearshore placement site beginning approximately 750 […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Ontonagon Harbor. King Company, Inc. from Holland, Michigan, was awarded a more than $1.1 million contract to dredge the federal channel in the Ontonagon Harbor in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The contractor will remove approximately 132,300 cubic […]

  • 15 May 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the City and County of Muskegon announced the completion of a contaminated sediment removal project at the Division Street Outfall to Muskegon Lake. This project brings Muskegon Lake closer to being removed from a binational list of Areas of Concern in the Great […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking grant applications for water quality projects that restore and protect Michigan’s wetlands, lakes and streams. About $2.6 million from state and federal funding is available, and units of government, nonprofit organizations and universities are eligible to apply. The funding opportunities include: • Federal Clean Water Act, Section […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) announced last week that it has received funding to implement restoration projects in two Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs), areas of historic pollution and degradation. The GLC will support the design and restoration of valuable habitat in the Maumee River AOC in Ohio and the Clinton River AOC in Michigan in […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to pursue a $2 million project to build an erosion control barrier, called a groin, near the department’s boating access site on Oman Creek, the State of Michigan informs. Instead, the DNR will continue to maintain the boating access site through routine dredging operations, which have […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works at Ludington’s harbor in western Michigan are scheduled to begin this week. MCM Marine has a contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the work and plans dredging 24 hours a day for about 20 days until the project is wrapped up, according to the Ludington Daily News. These cleanup […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow was appointed as a Vice Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, which is a bipartisan organization that works to protect the Great Lakes’ ecosystem and develop the region’s economy. Sens. Stabenow and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) were appointed to the newly created positions and will serve with Co-Chairs Sens. Carl […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan State Waterways Commission will hold its regular meeting Friday, August 15, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Harbor Springs City Hall, 160 Zoll St., in Harbor Springs. There also will be a work session of the commissioners on Thursday, August 14, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the board room of Walstrom Marine, 500 Bay St., […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Paul Muxlow announced his support and optimism at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan which includes more than $1.5 million of funding for Blue Water and Huron lakeshore harbors. The plan includes a proposal of Grants-in-Aid of $71,995 each for the Port Huron River Street and Fort Street […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Gov. Rick Snyder presented to the Legislature his recommended fiscal year 2014 state budget, an investment blueprint that moves Michigan forward and continues its emergence as the nation’s comeback state. This is Snyder’s third budget in a row that establishes a fiscally responsible trend of the state spending within its means, while making strategic investments […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The IJC is inviting public comment on a report that examines whether the regulation of outflows from Lake Superior might be improved to take into consideration the evolving needs of users on Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie. The report also examines the potential future impacts of climate change,dredging, a management strategy to better anticipate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Wisconsin a three-year $840,000 Coastal Resilience Grant to help Lake Michigan communities and property owners in Southeastern Wisconsin reduce damages from coastal hazards and sustain the operation of their coastal economic assets. The grant entitled “Improving Economic Security in Coastal Wisconsin” […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently sent a letter to the United States Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, which oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, to enlist help with the severe erosion problems plaguing the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township. Signing onto the letter additionally was U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg. […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $5.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced on September 13. The funding for the cleanup effort is part of the Great Lakes […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Enbridge has begun a new round of dredging in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s July 2010 pipeline spill. The cleanup work is required by EPA’s March 2013 administrative order, which requires Enbridge to complete additional dredging by the end of the year above […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 13 April 2010

    A piece of shoreline on the edge of Lake Michigan is slated to be revitalized using stimulus money awarded on February 19… [mappress] Source:mesotheliomanews,April 13,2010;

  • 14 February 2013

     U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) issued the following statement after the Michigan State Waterways Commission approved emergency spending for Great Lakes Harbor Dredging in line with a plan put forward by Governor Snyder.  Miller said: “I applaud the quick action taken today by the Michigan State Waterways Commission on the first step in the plan […]