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  • 26 June 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving into the final stage with the 11th season of dredging works now underway in Brown County. According to the project spokesman Scott Stein, the 11th season should be the final year of dredging activity removing PCB’s from the riverbed. Scott Stein also added that since the start of dredging […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, now in its tenth year, was completed yesterday, November 15. The Fox River Cleanup Group reported that dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for 2018. According to the Group, next to follow is demobilization of the dredges that will take place over the next couple of […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new dredging season along the Fox River in Green Bay is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Project official website. Commenting this, Scott Stein, Fox River Cleanup Project spokesman, said: “The dredging aspect of it is really to reduce the impact of PCBs on the environment and human health.” The spokesman said […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Group. “Operations for 2017 got underway on March 20 and are expected to continue until mid-November,” the […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. EPA have announced a major settlement that requires NCR Corporation to complete the cleanup projects at Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River and Green Bay Site. An enormous amount of cleanup and natural resource restoration work has already been done in the area under a […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With a PCB clean-up project currently underway, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources authorities are urging boaters to treat the Fox River in Green Bay like a construction zone. “It’s a very congested waterway, and with the dredging project, it’s that much more congested,” said Darren Kuhn, D.N.R. Conservation Warden. “There’s submerged pipes, on-the-bottom pipes, there’s […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fox River Cleanup Project – Season 2015, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, started yesterday, announced the Fox River Cleanup Group. This cleanup program is a multi-year cleanup effort that includes dredging, capping and covering over a 13-mile stretch of the Lower Fox River. […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fox River dredging operations for the 2014 season resumed last week. Work to remove shipwreck debris behind 1611 State St. in Green Bay, WI, is expected to be underway soon, and capping and covering operations will start in May. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Fox River dredging program was scheduled to commence later this month, but because of the ice on the river, the project will be delayed for some time, reports wbay.com. James Hahnenberg, EPA Remedial Project Manager, said: “How much of a delay really depends on the weather over the next few weeks.” According to EPA, this […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The fifth season of PCB cleanup from the Fox River comes to an end. This work included dredging in a number of areas between the De Pere dam and the project’s processing facility in Green Bay. Progress for the week ending November 9: – Estimated volume of sediment dredged – 12,744 cubic yards; – Estimated amount […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to look over and comment on on-going cleanup plans for the Lower green Bay and Fox River areas. A new Remedial Action Plan Update for the Lower Green Bay and Fox River Area of Concern is now available for public review. The update lists specific actions that will be important for […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has now resumed on the Lower Fox River for the 2013 season. Dredging operations are currently taking place in the area near the Brown County Fairgrounds. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, is a multi-year […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The Fox River Cleanup Project exceeded dredging goals for its fourth season on the lower Fox River, reports greenbaypressgazette.com. Dredging and processing operations on the Fox River for the 2012 season started May 14 and concluded on November 12. Some details are as follows: – Estimated volume of sediment dredged – 26,273 cubic yards; – […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and processing operations on the Fox River for the 2012 season started May 14 and concluded on November 12. Some details are as follows: – Estimated volume of sediment dredged – 26,273 cubic yards – Estimated amount of processed sediment produced – 12,328 tons – Estimated amount of sediment hauled to landfill – 12,661 […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected NCR’s claim that it already has done more than its fair share of the Fox River cleanup. According to greenbaypressgazette.com, the U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay in May ordered NCR to remove and clean a minimum of 660,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Fox River dredging project has resumed after a federal appeals court denied NCR’s request for a temporary stay. According to the JS Online, NCR is under federal court order to remove and clean at least 660,000 cubic yards of sediment this summer from the Fox River. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach issued the order […]

  • 14 May 2012

    According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the workers last week mobilized dredging equipment and measured water clarity on the Fox River in preparation for resuming polychlorinated biphenyl cleanup project. Actual dredging must begin no later than Thursday, by order of U.S. District Judge William Griesbach. This ruling came at the request of the U.S. Environmental […]

  • 6 May 2012

    A federal judge in Green Bay denied a paper company’s request to delay his earlier order to resume dredging along the Fox River, according to WTAQ.com. NCR Corporation was ordered last week to immediately restart clean-up efforts after it halted the project last year and filed a lawsuit. The judge laid out a strict schedule […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Dredging vessels remained moored in the Fox River north of De Pere on Monday, three days after U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ordered NCR Corp. to resume PCB cleanup in the waterway. “NCR shall ensure the immediate commencement of full-scale sediment remediation as described,” Griesbach wrote in an order filed Friday in U.S. District Court […]

  • 30 April 2012

      The Republic reports that a federal judge’s ruling has opened the door to full-scale cleanup of a Wisconsin river polluted by toxins from a bygone papermaking era. Judge William Griesbach ruled Friday that NCR Corp. alone is responsible for the costs of cleaning up the Fox River in northeastern Wisconsin. He said the harm […]

  • 16 April 2012

    According to wbay.com, the clean-up equipment that was once a sign of progress on the Fox River is now being demobilized by Appleton Papers. After last week’s court ruling, the company is no longer responsible for funding the nine-year program designed to rid the river of toxins and pollutants. “The equipment that’s in the river […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Fox River cleanup project is delayed until a U.S. District Judge appoints the body responsible for paying the costs of more than $1 billion for the project. William Griesbach, U.S. District Judge, decided that the case will go further to trial in December, according to Mysanantonio.com. Appleton Papers, one of the two companies involved […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Recognizing that Appleton Papers Inc. (API) did not assume liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability (CERCLA) Act when it purchased Appleton Papers Division from NCR, Federal Judge William Griesbach yesterday granted API’s Motion for Reconsideration, ruling that API is therefore not a potentially responsible party for PCB contamination of the Lower Fox […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The federal Department of Justice has stated that Appleton Papers Inc. and NCR Corp. should be ordered to resume a full-scale cleanup of the lower Fox River, postcrescent.com reports. Department attorneys have asked a U.S. district judge to direct the companies to resume dredging by April 2 and to dredge more materials than they did […]