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  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A proposed amendment to a 1991 legal agreement between the Port of Seattle and the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) will authorize the port to propose a cleanup plan for contaminated soil and groundwater at a portion of Terminal 30 on the Seattle waterfront. Ecology seeks public comment on the amendment through Oct. 21. The […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Riverkeeper submitted a Notice of Intent to Sue (NOIS) the New York State Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors and one of its contractors under the Clean Water Act for violating two key conditions of the Thruway Authority’s Section 401 Water Quality Certification, issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for construction […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Community leaders, private industry, state and federal representatives joined forces yesterday to kick off the next phase of major investment into the restoration of 6.2 miles of the Buffalo River. This internationally recognized project is one of the largest river clean-ups in the country. The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

  • 20 September 2013

    In situ capping (ISC) of subaqueous waste is a non-removal remediation technique for contaminated sediment that involves leaving sediments in place and isolating them from the environment with a layer of soil and/or sediment material. In situ capping is a viable and efficient remediation technology when applied in areas with appropriate environmental conditions. One of […]

  • 19 September 2013

    The Port of San Diego announced today it has reached a tentative agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO that moves the largest-ever cleanup of San Diego Bay one step closer to reality. “The Port of San Diego takes its stewardship of San Diego Bay very seriously,” said Port Chair Ann Moore. “The bay is not only […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $5.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced on September 13. The funding for the cleanup effort is part of the Great Lakes […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that the cleanup of contaminated soil and sediment will begin next week at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, New York. Past waste disposal activities contaminated soil and storm water that drained off the site and into an […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Record of Decision for the Lockheed West Superfund Site, outlining the agency’s plan to provide a permanent, long-term remedy for contamination in Elliott Bay near Seattle. “This cleanup plan will protect native wildlife and the health of people who live, work and recreate near Elliott Bay,” said Cami […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to address contaminated soil and ground water at the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund site in Linden, New Jersey. The soil, ground water and sediment from a stream on the site were contaminated with mercury and other pollutants from previous industrial activities. Exposure to mercury can damage […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lithuanian Coastal Research and Planning Institute (CORPI) has recently completed the first ever 100% coverage survey of Klaipeda Harbour using the Kongsberg GeoAcoustics GeoSwath Plus COMPACT multibeam echo sounder system. This EU funded project was carried out during the implementation of the Sustainable Management of Contaminated Sediments (SMOCS) Project, developed under the framework of […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The remediation program of the “Leijsenven” (the project presented in this video) was part of an integral maintenance dredging contract for the City of Boxtel and the Water Board “De Dommel.” The Leijsenven is situated in the City of Boxtel and has an area of approx. 3 ha. Due to its former use as a […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a competitive […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Controversy over Enbridge’s dredge pad site is causing the company to ask the United Stated Environmental Protection Agency for an extension to complete dredging of the Kalamazoo River. Senior vice president of operations for Enbridge, Rich Adams asks for the EPA to extend its deadline past Dec. 31, 2013. “Enbridge’s preparation for dredging in the […]

  • 9 August 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly […]

  • 9 August 2013

    On August 1, State Senator Carlo Leone welcomed an announcement by Governor Dannel P. Malloy that a grant has been awarded through the state’s Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) to construct an aquatic habitat and remove sediment within the Goodwives River watershed from Upper Pond in Darien. “Long Island Sound and its many tributaries […]

  • 6 August 2013

    The next phase of an ongoing effort to dredge contaminated sediment from northwestern Indiana’s Grand Calumet River and adjacent is set to get underway next month, reports wowo.com. Restoration and remedial efforts in the East Branch (Zone B) of the Grand Calumet River are in progress. The 1.8-mile stretch of the river from Indianapolis Boulevard […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Ruston’s updated shoreline master program. Ruston’s shoreline program will guide future development along approximately 1,500 feet of Commencement Bay shoreline. Ruston is one of nearly 90 local governments that have completed their updates. The updated master program combines local plans for future shoreline development and preservation with […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin the final stage of cleanup work on Portage Creek, which flows into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment will be removed from the creek. EPA expects to complete the Portage Creek cleanup this year — months ahead of the initially-projected Summer 2014 […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Enbridge has begun a new round of dredging in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s July 2010 pipeline spill. The cleanup work is required by EPA’s March 2013 administrative order, which requires Enbridge to complete additional dredging by the end of the year above […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company was awarded a $5,689,000 contract on July 30, 2013 for the New Bedford Harbor, Lower Harbor CAD cell. Approximately 32,000 cubic yards of contaminated material will be removed from the top of the CAD footprint and deposited into existing CAD cells. An additional 99,000 cubic yards of material will […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The Brazilian Institute of Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) has issued an operating license to Brasil Terminal Portuario (BTP) effective 19th, July 2013, marking an important milestone in the new port project and officially opening the terminal. “With this license we can now begin our commercial activities and play an important role in connecting […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports the delay was not politically motivated. Gladstone’s controversial harbour development and dredging projects were again high on the agenda at two important national conferences this month, but the release of a federal government […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) would remove soil and treat groundwater contaminated from past fuel leaks at Whidbey Island’s Cornet Bay Marina under a proposed cleanup plan for the site. Ecology seeks comment on the plan, site studies, an environmental review and a public involvement plan through Aug. 26, 2013. The work would begin […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Symposium and Exhibition on the Redevelopment of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites (MGP 2014) will be held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida, USA, on April 6-8, 2014. The International Society of Technical & Environmental Professionals, Inc., the Center for Biomedical & Toxicological Research at Florida State University […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The latest in the series of information papers issued by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) is entitled Ecosystem Services and Dredging and Marine Construction. It has been produced by the CEDA Working Group on Ecosystem Services (WGES) under the remit of the Environment Commission (CEC). Members of WEGS are scientists and practitioners with a broad […]