US Army Corps of Engineers
Buffalo District

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

Published Nov. 20, 2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has released documents that have been submitted to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, 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.

All documents can be found on the Buffalo District’s web page: http://bit.ly/cleveland-harbor.

Documents include:

  • An open letter to Lake Erie Stakeholders
  • Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification application, submitted to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, dated November 20, 2015
  • Clean Water Act Section 404(a) Public Notice

 

Facilitating navigation, public safety, and environmental stewardship are top priorities for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and we share the public’s concern for the ecological health of the Great Lakes.


Contact
Andrew Kornacki
716-879-4349
andrew.a.kornacki@usace.army.mil

Release no. 15-031