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  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction work has begun on a facility in Massena, NY to support the estimated $243 million cleanup of the Grasse River Superfund Site, reports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. When constructed, the multipurpose facility will be used as a staging area to support dredging and capping operations. In 2013, the EPA finalized a cleanup plan […]

  • 3 April 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a five-year review of the cleanup that has been conducted so far on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to New York City. The cleanup work is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, at Alcoa Inc. in Massena, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fast-track the approval and completion of a Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) to clean up the Grasse River. Schumer highlighted the importance of this cleanup because Alcoa’s multi-million dollar facility upgrade plans hinge on the completion […]

  • 29 October 2010

    EPA has ordered the owners of Meredith Farm to restore wetlands and streams on its 160-acre plot in Topsfield, Mass. The wetlands were … [mappress] Source: environmental-expert, October 29, 2010;

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced recently in federal court, before Senior United States District Judge James C. Fox, that David Wayne Luther, 63, of Surf City, North Carolina, entered a guilty plea to violating the Clean Water Act and the Rivers and Harbors Act. According to information in the public record, on July […]

  • 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 May 2010

    The Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup of a section of the St. Marys River near the MCM Marine facility is now under way. On Feb. 1, 2010, U.S…. [mappress] Source: epa.gov, May 5, 2010;

  • 26 June 2012

    State officials announced Muskegon County’s White Lake is one step closer to environmental recovery. Designated as a federal Great Lakes Area of Concern in the late 1980s due to severe environmental damage primarily from industrial activities, the White Lake AOC is one of 14 coastal sites around Michigan benefitting from focused environmental restoration work as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Two South Dakota men have agreed to a civil settlement with EPA Region 7 in which one of the men will pay $65,000 for using earth moving… [mappress] Source: newsroomamerica, December 22, 2010;

  • 8 September 2010

    One Great Lakes Restoration Initiative the EPA will fund is located in Brown County, off the shore of Green Bay. Aquatic biologist Victoria… By Susan Bence (wuwm) [mappress] Source: wuwm, September 9, 2010;

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez applauded the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving an important step forward in cleaning up the Quanta Resources Superfund site in Edgewater, N.J. A consent decree filed in federal court reflects an agreement with the Honeywell International Inc. and 23 other parties and requires […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 14 March 2011

    The embattled Murchison Metals has received a much-needed boost after the Environmental Protection Authority recommended approval… BY PETER KLINGER (news) [mappress] Source: news, March 14, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Tuesday, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation released its independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s review of the cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River. It found that dredging performed by General Electric to clean up a portion of the PCBs from the Hudson River was not protective of human health or […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of the Hudson River dredging program, which will be performed later this year, from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed plan to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site, the city’s chief industrial waterway located on the south end of Elliott Bay. The release of the sediment cleanup plan marks the beginning of a public comment period. “The Duwamish is Seattle’s river. This plan is the […]

  • 21 April 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting Tuesday, April 26, to update the community on the ongoing cleanup of the Kress Creek Superfund site. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Warrenville City Hall, 28W701 Stafford Place. There will be a short presentation followed by a question-and-answer period. Residents […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of all dredging and habitat restoration projects required to remove the Sheboygan River “Area of Concern” from a list of toxic hot spots identified in the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “Thanks to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and our dedicated federal, state and local partners, […]

  • 7 November 2011

    This latest dredging effort started in May 2011 and focused on the northern cove on the Acushnet side of the Harbor and off-shore from the Titleist facility on Hadley Street in New Bedford. Approximately 11 acres of sediment were dredged this year, resulting in the removal of more than 21,600 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. […]

  • 21 December 2009

    EPA discusses dredging, bioremediation plans. The city’s toxic lakefront is getting closer to being repaired to make way for redevelopment… Source: Suburban Chicago News, December 19, 2009

  • 22 January 2013

    The public comment period has ended for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $243 million cleanup plan for the Grasse River Alcoa site in upstate New York, but the Mohawk Tribe is no happier with the proposal than when it was introduced in October 2012. That was two months after New York Senator Charles Schumer urged […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that next week the Hudson River dredging will conclude for the year. Dredging is expected to continue in spring 2015. To date, about 2.5 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been removed. In 2014 approximately 575,000 cubic yards of PCB-contaminated sediment were dredged from […]

  • 25 June 2010

    A 30-day public comment period starts today on a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to use a different technique — burying contaminated sediment in the harbor under a layer of clean sand — for portions of the ongoing cleanup. The technique, known as a confined aquatic disposal, or CAD, cell would be used […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman has announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies to protect public health by targeting harmful algal blooms in western Lake Erie. Hedman was joined by U.S. Sen. Sherrod […]