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  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has issued a final rule to designate the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site to receive dredged sediment from ports and harbors in Connecticut and New York that has passed stringent testing requirements and for which practicable alternatives are not available. The Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site (ELDS) is […]

  • 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. […]

  • 23 March 2011

    In order to ensure ample opportunity for local citizens to be involved in EPA’s ongoing analysis to determine the “Rest of River” clean up decision for the Housatonic River, the Agency will sponsor a series of workshops to provide information, and will hold an all day interactive opportunity for discussion. On April 5, 6, and […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) started a debris removal pilot project at the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site yesterday. Field personnel will be removing debris from the 4th Street Turning Basin (located at the intersection of 4th St. and 3rd Ave), according to the EPA’s latest announcement. Work is scheduled to continue for 3-4 weeks and these removal operations […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, stood with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site to announce that EPA has finalized its plan to clean up the site containing dangerously high […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has released a study by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation showing General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. New York State is demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not issue a Certificate of Completion to […]

  • 7 May 2010

    To protect the Upper and Lower Hudson River in the next phase of the Upper Hudson River dredging project, GE today urged a panel of independent scientists to recommend the establishment of firm, accountable, science-based standards to ensure that dredging itself does not slow down the river’s environmental recovery.The independent scientists are peer reviewers who […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday issued an administrative order that requires Enbridge to do additional dredging in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s July 2010 pipeline spill. EPA’s order requires dredging in sections of the river above Ceresco Dam, upstream of Battle Creek, and in the Morrow Lake Delta. EPA […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a plan to clean up contaminated soil and ground water at the Diaz Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Holley, New York. The soil and ground water are contaminated with volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, which can cause serious damage to people’s health. The EPA’s cleanup plan uses a technology […]

  • 8 November 2011

    EPA New England announces a series of informational public meetings to present EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative for the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site. The meetings are scheduled for: – Tues. Nov. 8 at 7 pm to be held at the North Providence Town Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 2000 Smith Street, North Providence, R.I. […]

  • 15 April 2012

      Congressman Maurice Hinchey wrote U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck to call for a more robust, thorough and detailed 5-year review of the Hudson River PCB remediation effort. EPA, which has become the target of politically motivated budget cuts from U.S. House Republicans, recently released a plan for a 1 month […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on March 15 to discuss the ongoing Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery on Holton Road in Muskegon, Mich. EPA and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will summarize last year’s work and preview the next phase. The former refinery […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of the nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Jan. 10, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland. The information session and public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie West Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 1900 Fulton Road. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has reached a settlement with two related companies for reimbursement of EPA’s past costs for the remediation of contamination at the Whitman Cistern Site, located in Whitman, Mass. The settlement, recently lodged in U.S. District Court, requires Brown Shoe Co. Inc. and Brown Group Retail, Inc. to pay $450,000. The Site is an undeveloped […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Ohio EPA is reviewing an application submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging of the Lorain Harbor federal navigation channel. The applicant is requesting to dredge up to 500,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and clay from the Lorain Outer Harbor and Black River. This material would be placed below […]

  • 3 February 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final decision on its Rest of River permit, which outlines a final cleanup plan for a 125 mile stretch of the Housatonic River from Pittsfield, Mass. through Connecticut. The final cleanup plan is also referred to as the Final Permit Modification for Rest of River. EPA’s […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will be held at Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 640 Jackson St. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA is issuing its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA include the South […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The head of the EPA’s New England region recently backed the use of CAD cell technology in the harbor cleanup, arguing it is a proven …   By CHARIS ANDERSON (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, January 18, 2012; Image: EPA

  • 15 April 2014

    Ohio EPA approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using the economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps of Engineers to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the […]

  • 31 March 2011

    EPA wants to know what the public thinks about its plans to clean up the bed and banks of a part of the Duwamish River corridor known as… More info: epa [mappress] Source: epa, March 31, 2011    

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community (CAG) will take place on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. CAG members were selected by […]