EAST CHICAGO | In the days leading up to the start of the Indiana Harbor & Ship Canal dredging project, there was considerable uncertainty among residents about its environmental impact in regard to contaminated sediment volatilizing into the air.
CEDAR LAKE | Councilman John Foreman is suggesting the town put aside a portion of its Lake County income tax revenues into a fund to dredge the lake.
SCHERERVILLE | Stakeholders do not have to choose between the environment and the economy, a federal representative told Lake County leaders Friday.
EAST CHICAGO | An Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project that has resulted in the removal of 400,000 cubic yards of material since its beginning in the fall of 2012 is scheduled to resume in early April.
The process of dredging the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal has begun, and it's going to be a lengthy process.
HAMMOND │ Dredging and disposing sediment from the Indiana Harbor and Canal is slated to continue for decades, according to a Tuesday presentation by the Purdue Water Institute and Department of Mechanical Engineering.
HOBART | An aquatics company hired by the city to treat noxious vegetation in Lake George will return in the spring, officials said.
Strong winds out of the north and near record waves on Lake Michigan associated with Hurricane Sandy last October impacted two local harbors, making them more difficult for boaters to navigate.
ONEKAMA, Mich. (AP) — For more than a century, easy access to Lake Michigan has made Onekama a popular place for summer visitors and a refuge for boaters fleeing dangerous storms. Now the community itself needs a rescue, from slumping lake levels that threaten its precious link to open water.
PORTAGE | A representative from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the state port commission Thursday it will request funds to complete an important dredging project for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.
EAST CHICAGO | The city is severing its financial ties with the state agency responsible for maintaining East Chicago's 13-mile canal system.
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