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  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) is scheduled for Tuesday, December 11, from 1-3:45 in the Gideon Putnam room in the Admin Building at Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs. Meeting Agenda 1:00 Welcome, Introductions, Review September Meeting Summary 1:10 Project Update on 2012 Dredging Season (GE or […]

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Brad Hoylman and 24 of his colleagues in the State Senate are calling on corporate giant General Electric to commit to a full remediation of the Hudson River after its decades-long dumping of toxic PCB chemicals. In a letter to the company’s CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, the lawmakers urged G.E. to go beyond its court-mandated […]

  • 13 July 2010

    PCBs have become a factor in transportation along the Champlain Canal, Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports. The state once regularly removed sediment accumlated at the bottom of the canal, but has not done so since 1980 when it was determined that PCB contamination made the cost of disposing that sediment too expensive. Today, […]

  • 11 March 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 […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging began the fourth dredging season of the Hudson River Dredging Project for General Electric. The 2013 season follows dredging that took place during 2009, 2011, and 2012. About 50% of the project was completed after the first three seasons, and over 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment have been dredged, processed, and transported […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 21 April 2010

    WASHINGTON – In response to requests from the public, EPA today decided to provide the public with additional time to submit comments on an addendum being prepared by EPA with respect to the Agency’s Phase 1 Evaluation Report. EPA’s and General Electric Company’s (GE) respective Phase 1… [mappress] Source:empirestatenews,April 21,2010;

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Genesis Water, pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering System™ (RDS), announced today it has hired Rob Krause as its Chief Executive Officer, coming as the company enters a period of ambitious growth on the heels of its appearance at the WODCON XX World Dredging Congress in Brussels. Krause was recruited to lead Genesis Water after […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    During this month, Cashman Dredging began the fourth dredging season of the Hudson River Dredging Project for General Electric. The 2013 season follows dredging that took place during 2009, 2011, and 2012. About 50% of the project was completed after the first three seasons, and over 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment have been dredged, […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that next week the Hudson River dredging will conclude for the year. Dredging is expected to continue in spring 2015. To date, about 2.5 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been removed. In 2014 approximately 575,000 cubic yards of PCB-contaminated sediment were dredged from […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an announcement from Governor Cuomo on December 20, a study reviewing sediment and fish testing from the Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that the Hudson River PCB Cleanup is not complete. General Electric’s remediation efforts have not met cleanup goals and the remaining PCB contamination continues to pose a threat to public health and the environment, reports the Hudson […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, last week announced New York’s intent to sue the U.S. EPA if the agency accepts the Upper Hudson River dredging of polychlorinated biphenyls as complete. Additionally, with this plan of legal action, New York is also prepared to withdraw from the 2002 Record of Decision which guided the cleanup and […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company LLC (Cashman), a leading national provider of environmental dredging, capital improvement, and maintenance dredging services, announced yesterday the award of a contract to provide dredging, transportation, backfilling, and capping services on the 2012 Upper Hudson River Dredging Project. Mobilization efforts have already begun and dredging is expected to begin […]

  • 14 October 2010

    General Electric Co. said Wednesday it will remove PCBs from the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts, but still maintained it would be… By Stephen Singer (google) [mappress] Source: google, October 15, 2010;

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]

  • 9 May 2012

    General Electric Co. officials said Tuesday that the Hudson River dredging will begin this week if weather permits. The dredging work will commence with a single dredge about 40 miles north of Albany. Work will ramp up over the next few weeks. GE released poly-chlorinated biphenyls into the river decades ago and is in the […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) and Weeks Marine, Inc. (WMI) have signed a contract to complete the construction of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, the Magdalen.  The contract for the 356’ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger that will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility, was signed on Friday, March 27th 2015. Named the WMI 475 […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Riverkeeper’s Abigail M. Jones, staff attorney for the Hudson River Program, will take part in a panel presentation in Newark called “Restoring Our River” on the plans to clean up and restore the Passaic River. Jones will speak about the landmark GE Superfund cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Also speaking are […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics, has been awarded two contracts by General Electric Company​ to provide railcars and railcar liners for the 2011 phase of the Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project. The Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project is one of the largest environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in the […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their latest community update on the Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) cleanup scheme, named ‘Hudson River Floodplain Sampling: 2016 Sampling Summary’. The paper said that in fall 2016, work continued on the comprehensive investigation of the Upper Hudson River floodplain. Soil sampling for PCBs was conducted between October […]

  • 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 […]