Cuyahoga River Restoration

(Cuyahoga River Community Planning)

Restoring, revitalizing and protecting the Cuyahoga River watershed


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NEORSD's big tunnel helps bring life back to Mill Creek

Fish counts are up, thanks to improved water quality and the reduction in sewer overflows.

Read the story in the October 30 issue of the PD.


The Cuyahoga River: Four things you might want to know

Jim McCarty recaps highlights of the Focus on the Future symposium.


Plain Dealer's James McCarty makes a shocking discovery and finds there's more to life (and more life) on the Cuyahoga

Read his story in the Sunday 9/13 PD and on to see what else he found on his trip with NEORSD crews.

Hint: It starts with "wall" and ends with "eye."


On the Radio:

'Mistake on the Lake' cleans up its River

Allegheny Front's Julie Grant caught up with us on Earth Day for a progress report that was broadcast on local public radio stations. Read or stream the story here.


Kasich signs Executive Order to further protect Lake Erie -

On February 11, Governor Kasich signed an executive order providing the Ohio EPA Director with the authority to prohibit open lake disposal of dredge material in Lake Erie if the material could result in higher levels of chemicals that bioaccumulate in fish, such as PCBs, or if disposal would violate any international treaties or compacts.

One result will be to ensure that dredge material from Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga River is disposed of in a confined disposal facility.

Read the news release.

Read the Executive Order

Read the Fact Sheet



Cuyahoga River Restoration

c/o Cuyahoga River Community Planning
1299 Superior Ave. E • Cleveland, OH 44114
216-241-2414 •