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  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    After considering public input, the EPA has approved a plan that outlines the multi-step process General Electric (GE) will follow to dismantle and decontaminate the 110 acre PCB 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scenic Hudson has commended 15 members of New York State’s Congressional delegation who signed a letter urging the U.S. EPA to declare that the Superfund cleanup of Hudson River PCBs has failed to meet the project’s standards to restore public and environmental health. Specifically, the letter asks the EPA to expedite its Five Year Review […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GE has completed dredging New York’s Upper Hudson River – an engineering and logistical feat more than a decade in the making and an accomplishment the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency called “a historic achievement.” The last phase of dredging took place over a 40-mile stretch of the Upper Hudson River between Fort Edward, N.Y. and […]

  • 7 January 2011

    The Saratoga County Water Authority has filed a federal lawsuit against General Electric, seeking $27 million for the damages it says it … By Michelle Kim (cbs6albany) [mappress] Source: cbs6albany, January 7, 2011;

  • 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, […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting is planned on a proposed cleanup plan at a General Electric site on the upper Hudson River, contaminated with PCBs. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled the meeting for 7 p.m. tomorrow in Hudson Falls. Written comments will be accepted on the cleanup plan through March 19. The plan focuses on […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed, according to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York Canal Corporation has just announced an update on the upper Hudson River dredging project. This capital cleanup program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), is continuing 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. Boaters should follow all instructions as […]

  • 18 November 2011

    General Electric exceeded its goal for cleaning up a section of the Hudson River north of Albany…     By Ryan Delaney (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, November 18, 2011; Image: hudsondredging

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc will today begin the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and Andritz Hydro as preferred bidders to manage the operations and maintenance of the lagoon’s turbines and power generation facilities, Tidal […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of the Hudson River dredging program, 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 […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Behan Communications Inc. has just released a video in which John Haggard, GE’s Global Remediation Leader, describes the sixth and final year of the Hudson River Dredging Project and next steps for continuing GE’s environmental work on this famed waterway. Thirteen years ago, when the Environmental Protection Agency selected dredging, many environmental groups praised the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    General Electric Co. estimated the first phase of its PCB dredging project on the Hudson River cost $561 million, providing first-time cost… [mappress] Source: newstribune, May 2, 2010;

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational […]

  • 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 […]