USA: Fox River Dredging Still Stalled

Fox River Dredging Still Stalled

Dredging vessels remained moored in the Fox River north of De Pere on Monday, three days after U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ordered NCR Corp. to resume PCB cleanup in the waterway.

NCR shall ensure the immediate commencement of full-scale sediment remediation as described,” Griesbach wrote in an order filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Green Bay.

The order requires at least three dredging vessels to operate around the clock for at least five days a week on most weeks through Nov. 9. It allows for shorter operation times on start-up and holiday weeks, and says at least 660,000 cubic yards of sediment must be removed.

Asked when actual dredging efforts would have to resume, Justice Department spokesman Wyn Hornbuckle Monday referred a reporter to Griesbach’s order.

Dredging Today Staff, May 2, 2012; Image:

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today


<< Oct 2016 >>
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

CEDA Iberian conference: Dredging for sustainable port development announced

CEDA’s technical committee has carefully curated this conference with a view to exchanging the latest knowledge and real-world experience…

read more >

AAPA 2016 Annual Convention and Expo

The AAPA Annual Convention and Expo is recognized as the premier gathering of the seaport industry…

read more >

Offshore Energy Exhibition 2016

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is the only dedicated offshore energy event in the Netherlands. Founded in 2008, OEEC has…

read more >

12th Trans Middle East 2016

A two days Conference Programme will feature 30 world-class conference speakers addressing topical issues and challenges on global…

read more >


Design Engineer Standard Cutter Suction Dredgers

As a Design Engineer you will be involved in the concept, basic and detail design of Cutter Suction Dredgers...


Hydrographic Surveyor

Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. (GBA) is posting the following career opportunity in their Houston, TX and Baltimore, MD and Tampa, FL offices....


Dredge Masters, Engineers and Superintendent\\\\\\\'s Urgently Required!

Flagship Management is working with a number of leading international marine and dredging organizations and require the following candidates for a range of global projects...