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  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held on March 11-13, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown. A reception will begin the conference Wednesday night, March 11, followed by presentations Thursday morning, March 12 and a technical tour in the afternoon. Friday, March 13, presentations will take place in the morning; […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held from March 11-13, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown. The main topics that will be covered are: – Sediment investigation; – Environmental dredging; – Navigational dredging; – Coast/Shoreline protection and restoration; – Sediment management and re-use; – Surveying. Conference registration will […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to place dredged material from the Menomonee River near Miller Brewing Company, to property in Milwaukee owned by the sewerage district. The public meeting is Wednesday, July 16, at 4 p.m. at the Milwaukee […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $1 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the city of Milwaukee to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined at the Global Water Center by Milwaukee Mayor Tom […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The lakefront at the Milwaukee Yacht Club is in desperate need of dredging, according to Milwaukee County. County officials have requested government approval for the removal of 2,990 cubic yards of sediment from the mentioned area, reports bizjournals.com. As soon as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approves the plans, this very important dredging project […]

  • 22 June 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a meeting on June 28 to update the public and take comments on a proposed cleanup plan for the Burnham Canal Superfund site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the United Community Center, 1028 S. Ninth St., Milwaukee. EPA has proposed a $2.3 million […]

  • 17 June 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will discuss its proposed $2.3 million cleanup of the Burnham Canal, a former shipping… (jsonline) [mappress] Source: jsonline, June 17, 2011

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) said in their latest release that five harbors will receive WisDOT 2019 Harbor Assistance Program grants totaling $7.1 million for harbor maintenance and improvement projects. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located. Fincantieri Marinette Marine (Marinette County) – $5 million for dredging […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2018 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $79 million will be used in 2018 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. The Detroit District’s work plan increase of […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a series of public engagement sessions this summer to update the public on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and to seek their input on future priorities. The first engagement session will be held on June 13 in Toledo, followed by sessions in Rochester, Duluth, Milwaukee, Saginaw, and […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 includes more than $4.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $68.8 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition has announced that their annual conference that highlights restoration efforts and needs across the Great Lakes will be back in Buffalo, NY, in October 2017. The 13th annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference will be held October 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency at Fountain Plaza. Since 2010, the conference […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2017 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. The additional $16.5 million will be used in 2017 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, repair critical components at the Soo Locks and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Underwood Creek natural habitat restoration project in the City of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, is in full swing, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The project consists of the removal of approximately 4,000 linear feet of concrete channel along the lower end of Underwood Creek, located along the western edge of the […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, and its partners recently celebrated the completion of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in Wisconsin. The Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project have been completed through the continued partnership and environmental commitment of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released yesterday the following statement after the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 (S. 1024): “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a critical program for our region, the health of our communities, and the protection of our clean water resource. “I […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    CW Purpero Inc. is making good progress on the Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration project. Located in the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the project is now 65 percent complete. The project consists of the restoration of an aquatic ecosystem by removing an existing concrete channel lining along the Menomonee River that was built in the 1960s using […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, is accepting comments from the public regarding a proposed stream restoration project at Underwood Creek near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. USACE has prepared a Detailed Project Report, DPR, and Environmental Assessment, EA, concentrated on a proposed aquatic ecosystem restoration project on Underwood Creek in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. USACE […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held on March 11-13, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown. A reception will begin the conference Wednesday night, March 11, followed by presentations Thursday morning, March 12 and a technical tour in the afternoon. Friday, March 13, presentations will take place in the morning; […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Registration is now open for the 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting in Milwaukee, WI (March 11th – 13th, 2015, Doubletree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown). A reception will begin the conference Wednesday night, March 11, followed by presentations Thursday morning, March 12 and a technical tour in the afternoon. Friday, March 13, presentations will take place […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held on March 11-13, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown. A reception will begin the conference Wednesday night, March 11, followed by presentations Thursday morning, March 12 and a technical tour in the afternoon. Friday, March 13, presentations will take place in the morning; […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Summertime in the Great Lakes region is busy not just for marine navigation; it’s also prime time for dredging and maintenance of navigational infrastructure. The Manitowoc crane barge and its accompanying tugs, the Racine and Kenosha, are regularly deployed from the Kewaunee Area Office to do work in the Detroit District and adjacent Chicago District […]

  • 12 September 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe announced a new 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant at Great Lakes Week in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will receive more than $1.5 million for several Milwaukee Estuary and Great Lakes projects. “The Great Lakes are critical to our economy and support millions of […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District, awarded a contract in the amount of $2.4 million on Aug. 31, 2013, to Fuel Tank Maintenance Company LLC to fill in levee gaps in Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights, Ill. Fuel Tank Maintenance Company LLC is certified as a small business concern. The firm-fixed-price construction […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday commended the nearly 700 people who have gathered in Milwaukee, Wis., for Great Lakes Week. Great Lakes Week participants will collaborate on strategies and focus efforts to restore and protect one of the world’s greatest treasures: the […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal to place dredged material (solids removed from the bed of any surface water) from the Menomonee River as part of a stream restoration project. This project is proposed by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. The MMSD is planning to improve […]