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  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2010

    Dredging toxin-laden sediment from the River Raisin near the Port of Monroe has been delayed for about a year due to complications involving… By Charles Slat (monroenews) [mappress] Source: monroenews, November 15, 2010;

  • 3 October 2012

    Unexpectedly high levels of the now-banned insulating chemicals known as PCBs were found in the Raisin River near the Port of Monroe. According to clickondetroit.com, the current dredging project has found PCB readings of up to 10,000 parts per billion. The material sampling at this area began last week and is scheduled to conclude this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2011

    River Raisin dredging near Monroe will begin later this month by two companies who received contracts from the U.S. Army Corps of…   (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, June 13, 2011

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) applauded timely action by Governor Snyder, key agencies in his administration and legislators to secure critically needed emergency dredging funds for Great Lakes harbors. New legislation – requested by the Governor and now enroute to his desk for signature – will provide $21 million to dredge 49 harbors to keep […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter pushed congressional leaders yesterday to support Rochester area workers and businesses by including critical support for the Rochester Harbor in a must-pass government operations bill. Slaughter’s push would secure $2.32 million to support the operation and maintenance of Rochester Harbor, and would allow the harbor to undergo critical dredging operations to preserve its effectiveness […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete dredging at Rochester Harbor this week. This season’s dredging operation included removal of over 180,000 cubic yards of material from the Port of Rochester and 5,000 cubic yards from Irondequoit Bay. Slaughter has secured more than $5 million since 2013 for […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will tomorrow help mark the completion of the Rochester Harbor navigational dredging for this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor on May 17. As part of the $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor, NY, on May 17 and will continue through mid-June. As part of the two-year $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the federal navigation channel this year. […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., announced that the Army Corps will distribute $25 million for Great Lakes navigation projects, including funding to help address the backlog of dredging projects in the Great Lakes. Last month, Great Lakes Task Force Co-chairs Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., led a bipartisan letter from […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 15 November 2013

    Mayor Thomas S. Richards joined federal, state and city leaders and members of the Charlotte Neighborhood at a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on the Port of Rochester Marina project at the mouth of the Genesee River on Lake Ontario. “Today we begin a period of new opportunity for the Charlotte Neighborhood […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces additions to its fiscal year 2014 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $17.8 million will be used in 2014 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that in this time of economic recovery we […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is reviewing four New York Harbors to determine if they require dredging due to sediment damage from Superstorm Sandy, including Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga County. Schumer is urging the USACE to expedite the review of Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, in a letter, to fairly consider Florida’s critical water infrastructure projects in its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan. The letter also specifically conveys Rubio’s readiness to work with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Fort Monroe Authority, has installed a new tide gauge station at Fort Monroe to help emergency planners protect the shorelines in the Hampton Roads region. Tide gauges provide real-time water levels and local meteorology data in areas that are susceptible to the effects of storm-tide flooding. The […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Monroe County-led $49.2 million project to cleanup Hurricane Irma marine debris is at 78 percent completion, with 134 of the 172 federally approved canals completed, the county said in its last week’s release.  The project has used only $14.2 million (38%) of the available $45.8 million marine debris clearing budget for unincorporated Monroe County, […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “High-tech cranes, bigger ships, cleaner skies and more jobs?” That’s the way Al Moro, Acting Executive Director of the City of Long Beach Harbor Department, summed up the Port of Long Beach’s 2013 and the expectations for the year just started, at Thursday morning’s biggest-ever State of the Port address. Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.02 billion budget for fiscal year 2014 that includes the Port of Long Beach’s largest-ever capital improvement spending plan. A total of $788 million in capital spending is 6 percent more than last year and leads the planned expenses in the budget that covers the […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and non-Federal Sponsor, Monroe County, will hold two informational meetings on the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the project alternatives and provide comments on the alternatives and the feasibility study. […]

  • 12 June 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend more than $1.4 million this summer to dredge the River Raisin at Monroe. By Charles Slat (monroenews) [mappress] Source: monroenews, June 12, 2011

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The City of Morro Bay staff and City Councilmember Matt Makowetski were given a tour of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Yaquina on June 2, 2015. During the visit, guests had an opportunity to see the dredge in action and to learn more about the process from the crew. This 200-foot-long vessel, home ported in Portland, Ore., […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first of the 10-canal Hurricane Irma sediment removal projects in the Florida Keys are underway, reports the Monroe County. Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. began the sediment removal project in three Marathon canals. The two Islamorada canal projects are also on the way and the five Big Pine Key canals are waiting for final permit […]