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Inspections underway at Braddock Bay
USACE Buffalo District project managers Chris Akios, Sheila Hint, and Joshua Unghire inspect newly formed channels at the Braddock Bay Wildlife Management Area, Greece, NY.
Buffalo District Regulatory Project Manager, Lesta Ammons, uses an innovative and creative hand's on approach to educating our youth on the importance of wetlands and wetland protection.
USACE Buffalo District Regulator Lesta Ammons Presents at Lorraine Elementary School
Buffalo District Regulatory Project Manager, Lesta Ammons, uses an innovative and creative hand's on approach to educating our youth on the importance of wetlands and wetland protection.
This year, the pumps from the Black Rock Lock were pulled from their 40-foot deep pump house and shipped to Rochester, where the manufacturer, Flygt Pumps, will disassemble them for inspection and basic maintenance.
Improvements to Black Rock Lock Dewatering Pumps
This year, the pumps from the Black Rock Lock were pulled from their 40-foot deep pump house and shipped to Rochester, where the manufacturer, Flygt Pumps, will disassemble them for inspection and basic maintenance.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has released documents that have been submitted to the OEPA, requesting a Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certification for open lake placement of dredged sediment from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel associated with its scheduled 2016 dredging of Cleveland Harbor.
2016 Cleveland Harbor Dredging Update
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has released documents that have been submitted to the OEPA, requesting a Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certification for open lake placement of dredged sediment from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel associated with its scheduled 2016 dredging of Cleveland Harbor.
A clamshell is used to thoroughly mix activated carbon and dredged sediments in a scow, before it is placed in the open-lake.
Can activated carbon be used to treat dredged sediments?
A clamshell is used to thoroughly mix activated carbon and dredged sediments in a scow, before it is placed in the open-lake.

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USACE Buffalo District Inspects Construction Activities at Braddock Bay

2/9/2016
Members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District Planning, Environmental Analysis, and Project Management teams conducted an inspection of the construction activities associated with the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project, January 29, 2016, located at the Braddock Bay Wildlife Management Area, Greece, NY.

Improvements to Black Rock Lock Dewatering Pumps

2/3/2016
The fact that the Black Rock Lock is still going strong and operating as designed is a testament to the ongoing operations and maintenance efforts undertaken by the USACE Buffalo District NY/PA Operations and Maintenance Office.

USACE Buffalo District holds winter safety stand-down day

11/20/2015
During the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District Winter Safety Stand-Down Day, November 20th, the District’s senior staff of the engaged employees, as they were leaving the District office, reminding them to keep their mind on safety as the weather changes.

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USACE Buffalo District completes the feasibility phase of the Harpersfield Dam Ecosystem Restoration project

12/16/2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has received approval for the

FEASIBILITY STUDY AND PROPOSED PLAN AVAILABLE FOR THE NIAGARA FALLS STORAGE SITE INTERIM WASTE CONTAINMENT STRUCTURE OPERABLE UNIT Public Meeting to be Conducted

12/3/2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is pleased to announce the release of the Feasibility Study and Proposed Plan for the Interim Waste Containment Structure (IWCS) Operable Unit (OU) of the Niagara Falls Storage Site. The public is encouraged to review the Proposed Plan and provide their comments. The comment period begins on December 7, 2015, and ends February 6, 2016.

USACE Buffalo District requests water quality certification and outlines plan for 2016 Cleveland Harbor dredging

11/20/2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has released documents that have been

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