U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The state's Controlling Board has approved a 5.6 million request by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to fund the next phase of work to replace the deteriorated Buckeye Lake dam.


A large mass of toxic sediment at the bottom of Lake Erie could threaten the Cleveland area’s drinking water supply.

Ohio's environmental regulators are unlikely to allow a federal agency to begin dumping sediment from Cleveland's shipping channels into Lake Erie. 

The deteriorating dam at Buckeye Lake and related safety concerns will be the focus of an annual gathering arranged by the local chamber of commerce today.


The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has set new construction and dock usage policies at Buckeye Lake.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects Great Lakes water levels will rise by more than eight inches this summer for the first time in more than a decade.

The regional chamber of commerce at Buckeye Lake says it will seek a second expert opinion following a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report warning of a catastrophic dam failure.


More than 50 state and local emergency management officials met yesterday to prepare for a possible collapse of the Buckeye Lake dam.

Ohio emergency management officials plan to discuss the precarious situation with a faulty dam at Buckeye Lake. 


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the chance of the failure of the Buckeye Lake dam is so great, the  lake should be drained until repairs can be made.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will visit Marion County next month to look for solutions to severe flooding.

Asian Carp Report Released

Jan 7, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a report about options for keeping the Asian Carp from invading the Great Lakes.

A new research report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says that fish are capable of crossing an electrical barrier designed to keep Asian carp from using the Chicago ship canal to enter the Great Lakes.  

Feds Want To Repair Levee In Zoar

Dec 3, 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided against destroying or moving the Ohio village of Zoar, where the aging levee protecting it from flooding is in serious need of repair.

Judge Allows Coal Mining Near Local Park

Sep 20, 2013

A federal district judge has sided with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in a lawsuit over mine tunnels being developed within the watershed of Burr Oak State Park in southeast Columbus.

Findlay officials who are pushing for the completion of a flood control study got less money than they wanted from the federal government.

Water Levels Drop In Two Great Lakes

Jan 3, 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says preliminary figures show Lakes Michigan and Huron reached record low water levels in December.

A federal judge is threatening to permanently dismiss a lawsuit filed by Ohio and four other Great Lakes states over threats posed by the Asian carp.