EPA: Hudson River Dredging Will Not Harm Sturgeon (USA)

Hudson River Dredging Will Not Harm SturgeonEnvironmental Protection Agency officials have stated that dredging on the Hudson River is not expected to cause any harm to the waterway’s Atlantic sturgeon.

Federal officials have declared Atlantic sturgeon an endangered species thus efforts could be directed towards protecting and preserving its habitats including the Hudson River.

EPA noted that crews working for General Electric will start dredging PCBs this spring.

The agency has not recorded any significant fish impacts in the lower Hudson.


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