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  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Bremerton Gasworks, a former coal gasification plant that operated in Bremerton, Washington from 1930 to 1963, will be listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s national list of highly contaminated sites. Bremerton Gasworks is located a mile and a half from downtown Bremerton, along the Port of Washington Narrows. EPA will manage the site under […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Today marks a milestone in the state’s transition to a new, clear and streamlined approach to the cleanup of contaminated sites – the deadline for those responsible to clean up these sites to enroll in the Licensed Site Remediation Professional Program. The LSRP program more efficiently deals with cleanups, many of which have languished for […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a routine environmental investigation of a cleanup site in Blaine, crews found contaminated soil within the footprint of a new building that was under construction in the Blaine Harbor industrial area. The Port of Bellingham and Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) removed approximately 230 cubic yards of contaminated soil from the construction site. The […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors have begun an environmental cleanup project to remove contamination at the Harris Avenue Shipyard site on Bellingham Bay, reported yesterday Washington State Department of Ecology. According to WDOE, crews will remove contaminated sediment, soil, and treated wood from a portion of the site. The contamination is from past shipbuilding and maintenance activities, and is not related […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will next week hold a “drop-in” sessions in Edgewater, N.J. to get the latest information on the start of the first phase of cleanup work at the Quanta Resources Superfund site. The public meeting takes place from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to an upcoming open house to learn more about a recently completed draft study for the Occidental Chemical cleanup site in Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway, Washington State Department of Ecology just announced. The study lays out potential cleanup options and methods. The site was contaminated from decades of chemical manufacturing, ship building and […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization, will be the organizer of the Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. The sediments conference series is a forum for sharing research results, practical experiences, and opportunities associated with remediating, restoring and managing the environmental and economic vitality of waterways. The conference will provide a […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan to do some additional excavation of contaminated soil in some areas of the former Li Tungsten Property in Glen Cove, N.Y. EPA plan includes removing and disposing of arsenic and lead-contaminated soil from portions of the site and backfilling the area with clean soil or […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a Public Availability Session on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Brunswick Historic City Hall in Downtown Brunswick, Ga. Representatives from EPA and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD) will be available to answer questions and discuss cleanup of Operable Unit 1 at the Terry Creek Superfund Site. […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued Melbourne Water Corporation a notice requiring it remove a sediment stockpile at Thomas Street, Yarraville, after it was found to contain traces of asbestos last November. The sediment, which must be removed by early August, was dredged from Stony Creek as part of the water corporation’s routine maintenance […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that $22 million has been received from D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises, Inc. for their liability in a settlement to recover the federal and state government’s costs for cleanup and for natural resource damages caused by contamination at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. The […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will take place on 12–15 January, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held on January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Washington State Department of Ecology is seeking comments on proposed plans for digging up and taking away contaminated soil at the North Marina Ameron/Hulbert site near Port Gardner Bay. The public is encouraged to review and comment the plans from October 10 to November 8, 2014, on a draft consent decree. Also available for […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new owner of a contaminated property along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle will remove contaminated soil from part of the site under a proposed work plan and amendment to an existing legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology. DeNovo Seattle LLC has purchased the 16-acre Crowley Marine Services 8th Avenue South site, which […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Carl Levin, Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Fred Upton yesterday wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, encouraging the agency to follow the wishes of local officials and citizens on cleanup of the Allied Paper Superfund Site in Kalamazoo. The lawmakers note that the City of Kalamazoo supports the total removal of an estimated […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An interim remedial action contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for work on the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on Feb. 14, 2014. The […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week deleted more than 1,900 acres of the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in Irvine, Calif. from the National Priorities List of Superfund sites. Hazardous wastes at this major portion of the site were cleaned up through activities that included soil sampling and excavation. To date, the […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dave Himmelheber, Ph.D., a Geosyntec environmental engineer based in New Jersey, has published a chapter on contaminated sediments in a monograph issued by the environmental research arms of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Himmelheber’s chapter, “In Situ Biotransformation of Contaminants in Sediments,” appears as part of Processes, Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) will clean up contaminated soils and Hudson River sediment at the Harbor at Hastings site in Westchester County under the terms of a consent order, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced. Anaconda Wire & Cable Company, ARCO’s predecessor, released polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and metals into […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added three contaminated sites in Indiana to the Superfund National Priorities List: Beck’s Lake, a former automotive and hazardous waste dump in South Bend; the Garden City Ground Water Plume in Garden City; and the Keystone Corridor Ground Water Contamination site in Indianapolis. Superfund is the federal program used […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday proposed to add the Troy Chemical Corp. site in Newark, New Jersey to its Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Past industrial activity at and in the vicinity of the site, including the manufacture of chemicals, has contaminated Pierson’s Creek, which flows into Newark Bay. Sediment […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on port property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac Airport in SeaTac under a proposed legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). The port plans to begin cleanup work in 2016, divided into three projects […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up soil at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey that is contaminated with tetrachloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds that are polluting ground water underlying the site. While the contaminated ground water is not currently being used as a […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to address contaminated ground water at the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in Cayuga County, New York. Ground water at the site is contaminated with volatile organic compounds, which can cause serious damage to people’s health and the environment. The EPA held a public […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States has settled with the Goodrich Corporation requiring the company to investigate and clean up contaminated groundwater and soil at the B.F. Goodrich Superfund Site in Rialto, Calif. These settlements, along with previous settlements, will result in a comprehensive cleanup of the site which may total as much as $100 million. In addition, […]