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  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, at a community meeting in Saratoga Springs, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency will report on the Superfund cleanup, of a toxic chemical called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River, that is significantly ahead of schedule. Environmental groups, business leaders and elected municipal officials say that with time and capacity to spare, General […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The third year of the Hudson River dredging project ends for the season in the next few days. Mark Behan, GE’s spokesman, said: “It has been a productive year, but it’s tempting to underestimate the logistical complexity of the project.” According to troyrecord.com, the workers are expected to have removed around 649,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    GE’s crews have resumed dredging and backfilling activities in the Upper Hudson River. This season marks the fourth year sediments will be removed from the river, processed and transported out of New York State for permanent disposal. This year begins with the project approximately 50 percent completed. After the first three seasons of dredging (in […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment sent a letter recently to General Electric urging the company to fully complete the cleanup of the Hudson River. “As shareholders in GE, our Coalition has long been involved in encouraging our company to take full and complete responsibility for the contamination caused by the disposal into the Hudson […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The General Electric Company (GE) has announced the 2013 Remedial Action Work Plan for the Hudson River dredging program. This Remedial Action Work Plan for Phase 2 for dredging and facility operations in 2013 (2013 RAWP) constitutes GE’s RAWP for the dredging to be performed in the third year of Phase 2. In addition, GE […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of environmental groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, and the Sierra Club, Thursday filed a petition to the U.S. EPA asking General Electric to conduct additional PCB dredging in the Hudson River. The petitioners are claiming that GE would leave behind more PCB contaminants in the Hudson River than it was originally estimated […]

  • 10 September 2010

    We admire and share Frances Beinecke’s commitment to a cleaner Hudson River. But we would reach that goal along slightly different routes. Ms. Beinecke wants EPA to make a final decision on the size, scope and requirements for the second phase of the Hudson River dredging project this fall. She also wants GE to make […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Vessels

    Around-the-clock dredging operations on the Hudson River commenced recently, and will continue through November in a 14-mile section of the Upper Hudson between Schuylerville and Stillwater, Saratoga County. Dredging began near Fort Edward, 40 miles north of Albany, in 2009, and GE’s contractors thus far have removed 70 percent of the total that the U.S. […]

  • 3 November 2014

    As General Electric (GE) prepares to decommission its multimillion-dollar infrastructure for the cleanup of toxic PCBs in the Hudson River, upriver and downriver officials and community leaders are joining environmental advocates in ramping up public pressure for GE to address its additional responsibilities related to the cleanup. Because current cleanup plans only address 65 percent […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE issued the following statement today regarding certain previously identified fourth-quarter 2010 items that taken together do not change the company’s strong financial outlook for the fiscal year 2010. “As we covered in our December 14th presentation to investors, we anticipated a number of specific fourth-quarter items that offset each other. While we understand that […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environmental Protection Agency is about to release a second five-year review of the Hudson River Superfund site to determine whether the dredging remedy is complete, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to deny a certificate of completion to General Electric at this time. […]

  • 29 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric Co. issued a report on the environmental dredging project the Company is conducting on the Upper Hudson River in New York State. The Company said its completion of the project — expected in 2016 — will fully resolve its remedial liabilities. Any liability for natural resource damages beyond the cleanup is speculative at […]

  • 31 July 2012

    After weather delays affected the first two years of dredging, this year’s Hudson River dredging project is well on its way to accomplishing the goal for the season. Mark Behan, General Electric spokesman, said: “Thus far, it’s been a terrific summer in terms of productivity and we have more than two months of dredging still […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE has responded to New York State’s call for more dredging in order to remove sediments contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River. “GE successfully completed the massive dredging project in 2015, having invested $1.7 billion, having removed all of the PCBs that EPA targeted for removal, and having met all of its commitments […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of dredging, 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 million cubic yards of […]

  • 11 May 2011

    New tests show the recent flooding of the upper Hudson River did not create widespread PCB pollution along the shore. There were concerns that the heavy flooding would kick up PCBs from the river bottom. But federal regulators say recent testing of so-called flood mud from Fort Edward to Waterford did not reveal widespread contamination […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Shaw Group Inc. today announced that its Environmental & Infrastructure Group has been awarded a contract to operate the sediment processing facility for the second phase of the General Electric Company’s Hudson River dredging project. The facility is located in Fort Edward, N.Y., and includes a barge terminal, dewatering building, water treatment plant and […]

  • 17 August 2010

    GE applauds the work of the seven independent scientists who evaluated the first phase of the Hudson River dredging project. We agree with the unanimous conclusion in their draft report that the performance standards established by EPA to govern the dredging project could not be met in Phase 1 and cannot be met in Phase […]

  • 30 November 2012

    LLX, the logistics company of EBX Group, and GE do Brasil (GE) have signed a contract entailing the construction of a plant in the landside area of Açu Superport, currently under construction in São João da Barra (RJ). The industrial plant will be installed in the Metalworking Cluster in an area of 322,498 m², primarily […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed a certificate of completion for General Electric Company’s massive Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) dredging work. The EPA sent a letter to GE earlier this week, saying that the agency needs more time to complete its review. New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, released the following statement after […]

  • 7 May 2012

    EPA has approved additional field investigations requested by the General Electric Co. (GE) at the Fletcher’s Paint Works and Storage Facility Superfund Site in Milford, New Hampshire. GE’s contractor, Arcadis US Inc. began these investigations in April 2012. These activities will continue for approximately three months. Implementation of these field investigations will result in additional […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EPA has just made available for public review a plan that outlines how GE will dismantle and decontaminate its 110 acre sediment processing facility that was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs superfund site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and Restoration Plan, is required by the 2006 legal […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) is scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871).         Meeting Agenda 1:00     Welcome, Introductions, Review June 2014 Meeting Summary; 1:10     Dredging Project Update (GE or EPA); 2:00     Habitat Reconstruction […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    General Electric Corp. (GE) has agreed to prepare an analysis of the actions required to remove recently discovered polychlorinated biphenyl contamination (PCB) contaminated sediments from the Hudson River and report its findings to shareholders, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced. The analysis will be completed by the end of 2013. In response to […]