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  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reverse its decision to stop polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) dredging in the Upper Hudson River.  “PCB dredging in the Hudson River should not have been stopped before the job was finished, and I urge […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a public information session to discuss upcoming dredging activities in the stretch of river between Thompson Island and Fort Miller dams. This meeting is scheduled for today, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, in Bacon Hill Reformed Church, 355 Route 32, Schuylerville, NY. The landmark General Electric cleanup of the PCBs […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The fifth season of environmental dredging in the Upper Hudson River will begin next month. This phase will continue through October 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

                    GLDD Confirms Dredging Deals Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River.   Largest Cleanup Project in the US Completed One of the largest cleanup […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As GE works with EPA to evaluate options for dredging and backfilling in the land-locked area (the stretch of river south of Thompson Island Dam and north of Fort Miller Dam) a modified approach has been identified that revises the original plan described in a December 2013 project fact sheet. Last year, GE announced preliminary […]

  • 5 September 2012

    General Electric’s $1 billion PCB removal project resumes on the Hudson River, according to timesunion.com. Mark Behan, GE spokesman, said: “This year has been terrific as far as productivity goes.” The project is expected to remove 2 million cubic yards of contaminated sediment on a 40-mile stretch from Fort Edward to Troy by 2015 or […]

  • 26 July 2010

    Now that the $400 million cleanup of the portion of the Housatonic River that flows through Pittsfield is just about done, it’s time to consider how to restore the rest of the PCB-laden waters flowing through even more sensitive Berkshire areas. State and federal environmental officials are set to discuss Tuesday the plans to clean […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be on December 5, 2013 at the Saratoga State Park Administration Building (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866), Gideon Putnam Room. Meeting Agenda 1:00 Welcome, Introductions, Review September Meeting Summary 1:10 Project Update: Review of 2013 Dredging Season and Plan […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 6 July 2010

    General Electric contractors are working on the Hudson River north of Albany again this summer, but this time they’re not dredging PCBs…   [mappress] Source: wcax, July 7, 2010;

  • 14 September 2011

    Though high waters from torrential rains briefly sidelined crews dredging PCBs from the Hudson River, administrators of the massive cleanup… By MICHAEL HILL AP (news) [mappress] Source: news, September 14, 2011

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place today at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, NY. During the meeting, status of the review of GE’s December 2016 Remedial Action Completion Report will be discussed, EPA said. The CAG meeting will also include: Status of various […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper Hudson River dredging program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public forum regarding the Housatonic River “Rest of River” clean-up effort will take place Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at the Berkshire Scenic Railway Station, 10 Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA, at 6:30 PM. The debate over clean-up of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Housatonic River has reached an important stage and it is critical that the Board of […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 13 September 2010

    General Electric wants to continue dredging the Hudson River in 2011 to remove PCB-tainted sediment while collecting data on the process… By Emily Donohue (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, September 13, 2010;

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 10 February 2012

    February 2, 2012 witnessed the completion ceremony of Phase II Expansion Project of Lebanese Tripoli Port. The ceremony was attended by Mikati as the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Wu Zexian as Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Ge Hua as commercial counselor, and Li Guowei as General Manager of the UAE Regional Company of CHEC, etc. On […]

  • 10 June 2011

    General Electric Co. still hopes to meet this year’s PCB dredging goals despite a month’s delay caused by heavy spring rains. By PAUL POST (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, June 10, 2011  

  • 20 April 2010

    Officials from General Electric Co. have sent a letter to environmentalists and community leaders offering to hold a meeting with residents to discuss the first year of the Hudson River dredging project… [mappress] Source:poststar,April 20,2010;

  • 9 March 2010

    General Electric Co. on Monday proposed a halting further dredging of the Hudson River if PCBs churned up by the work spread too much pollution downriver during the second phase of an ongoing cleanup… [mappress] Source:ap,March 9,2010;

  • 30 June 2010

    General Electric Co. failed to convince a federal appeals court that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund law governing…   [mappress] Source: businessweek, June 30, 2010;

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A christening ceremony of the 30-inch hydraulic cutter suction dredger (CSD) J.R. Chatry, the Weeks Marine’s newest member of its dredging fleet, took place earlier this week, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) informs.  The new $60 million dredger – the most highly automated and multifunctional ocean-going vessel in its category – will […]