dredging http://wrvo.org en Struggle for federal dredging money continues in upstate cities http://wrvo.org/post/struggle-federal-dredging-money-continues-upstate-cities <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Shipping lanes and ports along the Great Lakes are big contributors to the economies of upstate cities.&nbsp; Federal funding to remove sediment and keep these shipping lanes open is available, but funds are limited and some of the smaller ports struggle to secure the money to dredge shipping channels on a yearly basis.</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 12:28:34 +0000 Kate O'Connell 42908 at http://wrvo.org Struggle for federal dredging money continues in upstate cities Onondaga Lake dredging stirs up controversy with Onondaga Nation http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-lake-dredging-stirs-controversy-onondaga-nation <p>The Onondaga Nation is not happy with the breadth of the Honeywell Corporation&#39;s plan to dredge and cap polluted sediment at the bottom of Onondaga Lake.</p><p>This $451 million plan will dredge an estimated two million cubic yards of toxic material from 185 acres out of the 3,000-acre lake bottom, and cap 14-percent of the lake bottom, to keep toxic chemicals underground. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 13:36:35 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20922 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga Lake dredging stirs up controversy with Onondaga Nation Contaminated sediment to be dredged in Onondaga Lake http://wrvo.org/post/contaminated-sediment-be-dredged-onondaga-lake <p>A major step in the clean up of Onondaga Lake is about to begin. Honeywell International will begin the dredging and capping of contaminated lake sediment this summer. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:47:15 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20225 at http://wrvo.org Contaminated sediment to be dredged in Onondaga Lake