by James F. McCarty, The Plain Dealer

LORAIN, Ohio – The environmental recovery of the Black River and the Port of Lorain has received another shot of funds to help bankroll a new restoration project.

On Dec. 3, the Ohio State Controlling Board released $9.9 million requested by the Department of Natural Resources for three Lake Erie port cities. The grants included $4 million to Lorain for the construction of a facility designed to recycle the equivalent of 13,000 dump truck loads of sediment dredged from the river and the harbor each year.

The Black River Dredge Reuse Facility will be located on a 30-acre

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