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Councilman suggests designating money for lake dredging

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.

September 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Feds tout Grand Calumet's environmental progress, economic potential

Feds tout Grand Calumet's environmental progress, economic potential

SCHERERVILLE | Stakeholders do not have to choose between the environment and the economy, a federal representative told Lake County leaders Friday.

May 09, 2014 8:03 pm Photos

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Army Corps, contractors offer update on dredging project

Army Corps, contractors offer update on dredging project

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.

March 13, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Dredging is vital clean water act for NWI

The process of dredging the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal has begun, and it's going to be a lengthy process.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am

Dredging and removing Indiana Harbor sediment to take decades

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.

November 05, 2013 8:10 pm

Weed cleanup at Lake George to continue in spring

HOBART | An aquatics company hired by the city to treat noxious vegetation in Lake George will return in the spring, officials said.

October 12, 2013 7:15 pm

Local dredging project prompted by damage from Hurricane Sandy

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.

September 11, 2013 5:25 pm
As Great Lakes plummet, towns try to save harbors

As Great Lakes plummet, towns try to save harbors

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.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
Portage port eyes dredging project to improve navigation

Portage port eyes dredging project to improve navigation

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.

August 16, 2012 5:00 pm

East Chicago waterway agency separates from city

EAST CHICAGO | The city is severing its financial ties with the state agency responsible for maintaining East Chicago's 13-mile canal system.

September 12, 2011 7:20 pm
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