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  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a new article named “Randle Reef Sediment Remediation: Current Status of Construction and Next Steps”, introducing some very interesting facts about the Hamilton Harbor remediation project. As Canada’s largest port on the Great Lakes, Hamilton Harbor has a long history of industrial activity, especially steel-making, said IADC in the […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a proposed cleanup to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the lower eight miles of the Passaic River in New Jersey. The sediment in the Passaic River is severely contaminated with dioxin, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), heavy metals, pesticides and other contaminants from more than […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Samples taken from Port Angeles Harbor show toxic contamination spread throughout the marine environment near the former Rayonier Mill site. Yesterday, the Department of Ecology released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the mill site. The Marine Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination in the marine […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 1 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the start of construction needed to remove contaminated sediment from the lower Passaic River. This is an important milestone in the cleanup of this heavily contaminated stretch of the Passaic adjacent to the Diamond Alkali Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey. The sediment in this area of the […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the Town of Salina, Onondaga County, New York. Discharges from nearby industries and a landfill have contaminated the soil and sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Agency yesterday announced the completion of construction activities for the cleanup of the North Penn 2 Superfund Site in Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pa. The construction completion is an important milestone in protecting human health and the long-term goal of restoring contaminated groundwater to drinking water quality. The soil, sediment and groundwater at […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invites public comments on a draft plan to clean up contamination at the Hamilton-Labree Superfund site near North Hamilton and Labree Roads, south of Chehalis, Washington. EPA will hear comments on the cleanup plan at a public meeting on Tuesday, October 23, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Veterans […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the US alone, the Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that there is approximately 1.2 billion cubic yards of contaminated sediment under the country’s waterways. How is remediating contaminated sediments creating new markets for dredging contractors, vessel operators, and environmental professionals? To address this topic, WorkBoat.com has scheduled a March 27 webinar, “Contaminated River and […]

  • 20 May 2013

    The Jorgensen Forge Corp. (Jorgensen) site along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle will undergo a partial environmental cleanup this summer under an amendment to a legal agreement between the company and the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Ecology seeks public comment on an amendment to its 2007 agreed order with Jorgensen. Under that agreement, Jorgensen […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its decision to remove the Hyde Park Landfill site in Niagara Falls, New York, from the Superfund National Priorities List of hazardous waste sites after a successful cleanup. The ground water and the sediment in Bloody Run Creek and Niagara Gorge Face were contaminated with volatile organic compounds, […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with input from the public, has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC), a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor. The MPCA, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Shenandoah Road Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in East Fishkill, New York. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with tetrachloroethene, commonly known as PCE, which is a volatile organic compound that can have serious health effects. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Shenandoah Road Ground water Contamination Superfund site in a rural area of East Fishkill, New York. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with tetrachloroethene, commonly known as PCE, which is a volatile organic compound that can have […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest release that their dredging and capping pilot project will begin this week as part of its overall cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. Starting in the next couple of days, equipment will be brought in to support the dredging and removal […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated ground water beneath the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey. The ground water was contaminated with volatile organic compounds by past industrial activities at the site. Volatile organic compounds can cause serious damage to people’s health and the environment. […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Using some unique methods, crews are removing and treating high levels of mercury contamination found in a small area of the Georgia-Pacific West cleanup site on Bellingham’s waterfront. “You can actually see beads of liquid mercury in the dirt we’re digging up,” said Ecology Site Manager Brian Sato. “It’s nasty stuff and we’re getting rid […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cleanup crews for the Washington Department of Ecology will begin removing contamination from the bottom of Lake Union at Northlake Shipyard in Seattle later this month. Redside Construction of Port Gamble plans to begin preparing the site at 1441 N. Northlake Way as early as today. Dredging is expected to begin in early December. Northlake […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rohde Nielsen A/S, a Copenhagen based dredging contractor, has won the Port of Esbjerg dredging project. The contract, worth around $9 million, involves removal of approximately 440,000 m³ of contaminated sediment from the port’s basins and the bedding area. Around 250,000 m³ of material will be dumped at a designated areas in the North Sea, located up […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) invites the public to comment from today to June 30, 2013, on draft documents related to final cleanup work at the Cap Sante Marine site in Anacortes. Most cleanup work is already done at the site between 11th and 13th streets east of Q Avenue on the Fidalgo Bay […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A legal agreement with the Port of Ridgefield will lead to more cleanup work near the former Pacific Wood Treating site in Clark County. From 1996 to 2013, the port (the current site owner) removed 24,800 gallons of liquid contamination, 1.5 million pounds of contaminated sludge, and contamination from more than 144 million gallons of […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The owner of a marina and boatyard along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, WA, and two local governments have negotiated an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology to test the site for soil and groundwater contamination, a step toward planning a future cleanup. The Washington Department of Ecology invites the public to review and comment on […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Forsvarsbygg Utvikling Nord has announced tender for dredging works at the Ramsundet area. This project includes the environmental remediation of sea sediments and suction dredging of contaminated sediments located in Ramsundet. The dredging area is approx. 82,500 m2 and the thickness of the contaminated sediments in the dredging area is approx. 20cm. The sediments are […]