Search results for: EPA

2799 results

A list of search results

  • 4 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Northeast Dredging Equipment Company, LLC has completed the installation of two cleaner diesel engines on a floating crane as part of a legal settlement for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act, EPA said in its latest release.  As part of the settlement – reached in April 2017 – Northeast Dredging LLC […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new study has revealed dredging for proposed canal housing at Point Peron would contaminate marine life in the area, strengthening the case against the planned development. “The threat dredging poses to local fisheries and marine life is one of many reasons this development is totally inappropriate for Point Peron,” said Greens Senator for Western […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a settlement announced yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, JPMorgan Chase Bank has reimbursed the federal government $1.28 million for costs incurred by EPA in cleaning up the Browning Lumber Company Superfund Site in rural Bald Knob, Boone County, W.Va. Under the Superfund law, past and current owners and operators of a Superfund […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, along with Representative Joe Courtney, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, have sent a letter to EPA to express their support for the proposed rule to designate a new Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). “As representatives from the region, we understand firsthand the […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes recently announced major steps in the effort to improve two Michigan rivers on the national Areas of Concern list. Michigan has 14 Areas of Concern – Great Lakes coastal waterways where historic pollution has significantly degraded the ecosystem. Each site is defined by specific Beneficial Use Impairments, conditions […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney announced last week that the United States Navy has committed $5.4 million dollars for design and replacement of Pier 32 at Naval Submarine Base New London to better serve operational needs. This funding supports planning and design work for a replacement of Pier 32, one of eleven currently operational piers at the […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and The National Park Service will host a public open house on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, to discuss the results of an environmental assessment regarding the Canal Diversion Dam in the Cuyahoga River. The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Happy Days Lodge. The environmental assessment was […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor John R. Kasich yesterday signed an executive order to require Ohio EPA to create emergency rules that will further protect Lake Erie, its aquatic life and the fishing industry, while ensuring shipping can continue in the Cuyahoga River. The executive order provides the Ohio EPA Director the tools needed to prohibit open lake disposal of dredge material […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lake Erie is one of Ohio’s greatest assets and its harbors must be dredged regularly to keep ports open for shipping, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest announcement. Much of the material dredged from the lake currently is dumped into the open waters of the lake. However, most of the material could […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lorain County Community College, located in the city of Elyria, Ohio, will host “Dredged Material: Make It Your Business – Digging Up Ideas Workshop” on May 11. Each year, harbors on Ohio’s north shore must be dredged to keep the shipping channels open so commodities/vessels can move in and out of the ports. Much of the […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released a proposed cleanup plan for a portion of the Raymark Industries, Inc. Superfund Site (Raymark). The 30-day formal public comment period on the Raymark Proposed Plan started on June 30, 2016 and will end on July 29, 2016. This proposed plan is part of […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Joe Courtney, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Representatives Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty have sent a letter to the EPA, reaffirming their support for the proposed rule to designate a new Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). “Without access to an ELDS, it is expected […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting on a proposal to remove a Beneficial Use Impairment from the federally designated Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC). The meeting will be held December 4, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Harbor-Topky Memorial Library. Approximately 500,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments were dredged from the lower 2.5 […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-8) joined officials from the Environmental Protection Agency to announce cleanup efforts at the former E.C. Electroplating Inc. facility, a contaminated Superfund site in Garfield, NJ. The planned demolition of the facility is the latest step to clean up […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said that dredging operations are expected to resume tomorrow in the Upper Hudson River. In 2014, dredging will begin south of Schuylerville, New York and proceed south towards Troy. Dredging will also occur in a two-mile section of river near Fort Miller that is not easily accessed by boat. Dredging […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, created by President Obama by executive order to develop a comprehensive restoration strategy for the Gulf of Mexico, holds its final meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. President Obama selected EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, a native of New Orleans, to chair the task force which is comprised of 12 federal […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    ALBANY, NY (02/17/2010) The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today submitted its comments and recommendations to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the first phase of the dredging of the Upper Hudson River to… [mappress] Source:readmedia,February 17,2010;

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hogan administration yesterday announced that Maryland has made significant progress toward solving environmental problems stemming from the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River. This progress includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recognition of the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan multi-state strategy and plan to hire a third-party fundraiser and project coordinator; and Maryland’s selection […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Final Rule establishing new restrictions on the use of the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites. The Final Rule amends the 2005 site designation rule with new restrictions on the use of the two sites to help meet the goal of reducing […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo NY. The project will restore natural habitat along approximately 2,500 linear feet of shoreline along […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that build up in the food chain and accumulate in the fatty tissue […]