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Seaway formerly utilized sites remedial action program site update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District recently completed an investigation to define the extent of Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP)-related contamination within the Seaway Southside area of the Seaway FUSRAP Site, located in Tonawanda, New York. [Read More]
Published: Dec-21-17

USACE completes Cleveland Harbor 2017 fall dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has completed fall 2017 dredging of the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel with 70,000 cubic yards of sediment removed and stored in a confined disposal facility. [Read More]
Published: Dec-01-17

Record of Decision Signed for the Landfill Operable Unit of the Tonawanda Landfill Vicinity Property

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District has released the Record of Decision for the Landfill Operable Unit of the Tonawanda Landfill Vicinity Property, Town of Tonawanda, New York. [Read More]
Published: Oct-20-17

Local Corps of Engineers staff deployed to help in hurricane response

BUFFALO, New York—Four members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District have been deployed to assist in the hurricane response effort following Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s aftermath. [Read More]
Published: Sep-12-17

USACE awards contract to dredge Cleveland Harbor in 2017

Buffalo, NY—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District has awarded a contract to Ryba Marine Construction to dredge sediment from Cleveland Harbor’s upper federal navigation channel during the Fall of 2017 with an option to dredge in the Spring of 2018. All dredged materials will be placed in a confined disposal facility. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-17

Unity Island project team to host event to highlight multiple projects

Buffalo, New York—The Unity Island project team will host both a ribbon cutting and a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY (see map below) on Thursday, August 31 at 11am. The ribbon cutting will commemorate the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island's North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional ecosystem enhancements. [Read More]
Published: Aug-31-17

Springville Dam project team to host signing ceremony to solidify project partnership agreement

Buffalo, New York--The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team will host a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement Monday, August 14 at 1pm, at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY 14141. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-17

Times Beach project team to host project ceremony and butterfly release

Buffalo, New York--The Times Beach Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Project team will host a media event to highlight the team’s acceptance of an Engineering Excellence Award, followed by a Monarch butterfly and caterpillar release, Monday, August 7 at 2pm, at Times Beach located at 2 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203. [Read More]
Published: Aug-07-17

Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration Initiative permit update

Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District’s Regulatory section is working diligently to finalize the permit decision for the Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration Initiative, with an anticipated completion date the week of August 7. [Read More]
Published: Aug-04-17

Corps of Engineers to host Black Rock Lock commemorative open house event

Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will host an open house at the Black Rock Lock on August 5, 2017 from noon to 3:00 p.m. to commemorate 200 years since groundbreaking for the Erie Canal on July 4, 1817. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17
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