USA: Hudson River Dredging Seminar Set for March 14

Hudson River Dredging Seminar Set for March 14

The Hudson River Foundation will host a seminar on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, on the first year of Phase 2 of the remedial dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site.

Phase 2 is expected to take 5 to 7 years.

Walter Mugdan, Director of the Emergency and Remedial Response Division at the Region 2 office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present a summary of the Phase 2 (2011) dredging operation, completed by the General Electric Company in November 2011, and the EPA’s findings to date.

In addition, Kevin Farrar, the Hudson River Project Manager for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), will discuss the impacts of last year’s high flow events on the Superfund site and the resuspension of sediments during the dredging operation.

Seminar will be held at the National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004.


Dredging Today Staff, March 8, 2012; Image: hudsonrdredging