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  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $1.9 million in federal funding for shoreline restoration in Niagara County. The funds – administered through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – will be used to restore the Krull Park Shoreline, which was severely damaged […]

  • 8 May 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that dredging has begun at what is commonly known as “the cut,” a small channel connecting Lake Ontario and Henderson Harbor. Senator Ritchie was able to secure $60,000 in this year’s state budget to help cover the cost of the project. “The hunting and fishing industries have a $1.5 billion […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The communities of Bayfield, Lion’s Head, Port Elgin, Dyer’s Bay, Howdenvale, Meaford, Big Bay (North Keppel), White Cloud Island, Pembroke, and Silver Water in Ontario are welcoming important federal investments that will benefit their local harbor infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, has announced that […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is preparing to respond to lakes Erie and Ontario high water within the limits of its Regulatory, Emergency Management, Program and Project Management, and Operations and Maintenance programs. Lake Erie water level set a record for this time of year, where Lake Ontario remains above average but […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator Pam Helming earlier this week announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the application deadline for the Lake Ontario General Permit as well as the expiration date of the permit. According to an official statement, this will allow property owners affected by last year’s devastating Lake Ontario flooding and […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have announced that Mississauga will be receiving almost $10 million in combined funding under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement. City projects approved through the CWWF include flood storage facilities that will mitigate flooding risks, sediment removal from stormwater management ponds to improve […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a large restoration project to develop the habitat at the Clark Island wetland owned by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). The property includes a coastal wetland on the Hay Bay shoreline, which will be strategically excavated to create open-water habitat for fish in eight pools with a series of connecting channels. The […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer is pushing to secure federal funding to fully repair the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned infrastructure in Sodus Bay, including the Sodus Bay Breakwater and the Charles Point steel wall that were damaged in last summer’s Lake Ontario floods.  Specifically, Schumer is calling on the Army Corps to add Sodus […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga, and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year’s flooding. “The Lake Ontario shoreline experienced historic and damaging flooding last year, and we continue to stand […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Government of Canada, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha and the Minister of Status of Women, has announced four contract awards totaling $330 million for the Trent-Severn Waterway Federal Infrastructure Investment Program in Central Ontario. The contracts include the canal restoration works, repair of dams, locks, canal walls and other […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    G3 Canada Limited has announced that it will construct a new lake terminal at the Port of Hamilton to originate grains and oilseeds out of Southern Ontario for export to global markets. The 50,000 metric tonne facility will be located at Pier 26 in the Port of Hamilton, just off Queen Elizabeth Way. Grains and […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, a draft Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health (COA) 2014 was posted for public comments until July 3, 2014. This agreement will help the Government of Canada continue to make progress on protecting and enhancing Great Lakes water quality and deliver on its important bi-national commitments with the United States […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Lake Ontario counties of Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego, the town of Greece and the city of Oswego are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the Lake Ontario Regional Harbor Dredging Management Plan completed in 2000. Two Public Meetings will be held, in Orleans and Wayne counties, to review findings and […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beginning next month, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing its annual spring maintenance dredging at the harbor entrance, boat launch and the inner harbour area. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents. Significant amounts of sand are deposited at the mouth of […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative John Katko are pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide funding for repairs to the West Pier and West Barrier Bar of Little Sodus Bay Harbor in the Village of Fair Haven. Little Sodus Bay is a harbor that provides […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, yesterday announced that DEC has completed revisions to the Lake Ontario General Permit related to erosion and shoreline damage caused by the historic high-water levels of Lake Ontario during 2017-18, and is extending the permit authority to September 30, 2019. The revisions and extension […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Ontario counties including Oswego, Cayuga, Wayne, Monroe, Orleans and Niagara, the City of Oswego and the Town of Greece are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the Lake Ontario “Regional Dredging Management Plan” completed in 2000. A public meeting to review findings and receive public feedback will be held at 7 p.m. […]

  • 11 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to offer all necessary resources to the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance Association (SPCMA) to help stop further buildup of sand in the channel connecting Sandy Pond to Lake Ontario. The accumulation of sand in the channel has prevented boaters from entering and exiting […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, yesterday confirmed the Government of Canada’s funding to clean up contaminated sediment at Randle Reef in Hamilton Harbour. Environment Canada will lead the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation Project in partnership with the Province of Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U. S. Steel […]

  • 25 August 2011

    A Rochester firm has been hired to study 20 harbors on the south shore of Lake Ontario, looking at their depths and needs for dredging, and… By Tom Rivers (thedailynewsonline) [mappress] Source: thedailynewsonline, August 25, 2011;

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) has just announced that the authority will undertake maintenance dredging of the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway in Thunder Bay, ON, Canada. The dredging area is located between the William Street bridge and the Balmoral Street bridge. According to LRCA, the dredging of the Floodway Channel is required to ensure that the […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minister of Natural Resources and the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, and Member of Parliament for Kenora, Greg Rickford on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced the completion of a harbor improvement project at Vermilion Bay Harbor.   The enhancements at Vermilion Bay included replacing the concrete deck […]