• Ohio & Erie Canal project complete, Project Team to host webinar

    The Ohio & Erie Canal project delivery team will host a webinar October 15th at 2pm EST, to celebrate the completion of the Ohio & Erie Canal Aquatic Nuisance Species Barrier Project, that has the primary benefit of protecting the highly valuable commercial and recreational fisheries in Ohio and the Great Lakes.
  • Corps of Engineers removing contaminated Howards Bay sediment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of material, including contaminated sediment and debris, from Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin beginning this fall. The removal is part of a maintenance dredging contract the Corps’ Detroit District awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “Dredging in Howards Bay is a voluntary public-private partnership formed under the Great Lakes Legacy Act to dredge contaminated sediment from Howards Bay,” said Project Manager Steve Rumple. “Cleanup of sediment at Howards Bay is a necessary action to remove beneficial use impairments and to eventually delist the St. Louis River Area of Concern.”
  • Braddock Bay project complete, Area of Concern moves towards delisting

    The USACE and U.S. EPA will host a media event with guest speakers, Thursday, August 13 at 1 p.m., at the Westpoint Marina at Braddock Bay located at 105 E Manitou Rd., Rochester, NY 14612, to celebrate the completion of the Braddock Bay ecosystem restoration project and moving the Rochester Embayment Area of Concern (AOC) one step closer to delisting.
  • Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III announced

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler unveiled an updated action plan under
  • St. Louis River project slated to improve environment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the award of a construction contract
  • Corps of Engineers awards contract for Katherine Street Habitat Restoration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1.83 million contract for a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative habitat restoration project along the Buffalo River, near Katherine Street, in the City of Buffalo, New York.
  • Restoring the Boardman

    By Emily Schaefer, public affairs specialistConstruction teams have been actively engaged and moving
  • Additional funding for stamp sands project

    DETROIT— U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, Detroit District, announces a contract option award to
  • Port Clinton Ecological Restoration: Another Success for GLRI

    U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Biologists, Eric Hannes, Christine Cardus, and Kathleen Buckler along with a team of Biologists from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) led by Linda Merchant-Masonbrink and Angela Adkins performed pre-construction wetland assessments on 12 acres of an existing wetland, as part of the Great Lakes Fisheries and Ecosystem Restoration (GLFER) Authority Project.
  • Environmental cleanup to remove sediment, debris in Lower Rouge River will begin soon

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, Detroit District, in partnership with the