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  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Portland Harbor Public Forum and Open House, which will share information and answer questions about current and upcoming cleanup activities at the Portland Harbor Superfund site, is set to take place tomorrow, September 12, 2018, at the Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center. The forum is being organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with support […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday renewed its call on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require additional sediment sampling for Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) contamination in the upper Hudson River. In a letter to EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, DEC identified the need to expand the analysis of sediments by […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River on June 1. The agency is now extending the public comment period on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which was originally set to end […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE today submitted comments on the report issued by a panel of independent scientists who evaluated the Hudson River dredging project and recommended major changes after finding that the project did not and could not meet the performance standards established by EPA. GE thanked the panel for setting forth a road map for a process […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released its Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Duwamish River Superfund Site. Recommendations Summary: – Remove all highly and moderately contaminated sediments from the river; – Kick start the recovery of low-level contaminated sediments with a thin layer of clean material; – Integrate and enforce pollution source control efforts in the final EPA cleanup […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching a study this year of the Stillwater River Watershed. The Stillwater is a state scenic river that is part of the Great Miami River watershed. Information specific to the Stillwater can […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Long Island Sound Caucus, recently called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to phase out Eastern Long Island Sound open water dredged waste dump sites. Zeldin sent a letter to the Administrator of the EPA opposing their proposed rule, “Ocean Disposal; Designation of a Dredged […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up soil at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey that is contaminated with tetrachloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds that are polluting ground water underlying the site. While the contaminated ground water is not currently being used as a […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal to dredge the Sandusky Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will be held at Sandusky City Council Chambers, 222 Meigs St. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Buffalo, N.Y., has applied for a […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    General Electric Company has agreed to conduct a comprehensive study of the contamination in the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, according to the announcement of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site has been ongoing since 2009 when river dredging began. Under the latest agreement with GE, […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has selected its cleanup plan for addressing contaminated sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. Residents living along the Woonasquatucket River, recreational visitors, including anglers, and construction workers as well as wildlife are potentially exposed to site contamination and these exposures may present […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 17 February 2011

      The owner and general contractor of a residential development in Ayer, Mass., have agreed to pay a penalty of $27,500 and to donate a 7.6-acre parcel to the town to settle EPA claims that they discharged pollutants into nearby waters without the required stormwater permit and failed to apply for this permit. According to […]

  • 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) […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EPA is providing additional time for the public to provide input on a plan that outlines how GE will dismantle and decontaminate its 110 acre sediment processing facility in Fort Edward, NY. This facility was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs superfund site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England regional office has just announced that the cleanup work of New Bedford Harbor (MA) is progressing very well. According to the New England office, by late 2017, the total volume dredged from the harbor was approx. 180,000 cubic yards. “The total dredge volume far exceeds the past annual record […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal to stabilize the bank of the Sandusky River in Upper Sandusky. The meeting will be held at Upper Sandusky Council Chambers, 119 North 7th St. The city plans to stabilize the river bank near […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released updated “Site Management and Monitoring Plans” for the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites for public review and comment. These plans, required for all EPA-designated disposal sites, guide monitoring and management of the two sites to ensure disposal is not causing any adverse impacts to the marine environment. […]

  • 28 October 2011

    EPA has issued its Proposed Plan for the cleanup of the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. The Proposed Plan presents multiple long-term cleanup alternatives for the cleanup of sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater contamination. EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative generally includes: • Removing buried waste material from Source Area (where […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will take place at Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 640 Jackson St. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY.  During the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Parties Group (CPG) announced that they are disappointed because the EPA has released its Focused Feasibility Study (FFS) and Proposed Plan, a massive, impractical, and disruptive bank-to-bank remedy for the lower eight miles of the River. EPA’s proposal raises a number of substantial issues that should cause concern […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has recently awarded sixteen grants to recipients within New England, totaling more than $1.5 million, for programs that protect wetlands within the region. The grants are part of EPA’s Wetland Program Development Grants in New England. The grants were awarded to agencies in each of the six New England states, the Penobscot Indian Nation, […]