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  • 19 December 2010

    The Environmental Protection Agency announced tighter requirements Friday for the second phase of General Electric’s cleanup of chemical … By MIREYA NAVARRO (timesargus) [mappress] Source: timesargus, December 20, 2010;

  • 14 April 2011

    The General Electric Co. and the Environmental Protection Agency will host a public meeting today to discuss the second phase of the…   (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, April 14, 2011    

  • 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;

  • 15 April 2011

    Robert Michaels wanted to know why General Electric Co. is wasting its time dredging PCBs out of the Hudson River. By LYDIA WHEELER (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, April 15, 2011

  • 19 August 2010

    General Electric Co.’s work to dredge the Hudson River of toxic chemicals its factories dumped into it for decades will likely take longer… By Paul Glader (online) [mappress] Source: online, August 19, 2010;

  • 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;

  • 5 April 2013

    General Electric Corp. is gearing up for the 2013 Hudson River dredging season, reports This capital dredging project is scheduled to get underway during the next month, officials announced Thursday. This year’s cleanup work will focus on two separate areas: – a roughly mile-long stretch above Thompson Island Dam, and – from Fort Miller […]

  • 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;

  • 8 February 2011

    Holding General Electric accountable for 40 years of pollution by requiring the company to clean up the Housatonic River is a critical … By Rick Sullivan, Mary Griffin and Ken Kimmell (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, February 8, 2011;

  • 14 December 2010

    As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares a decision on standards for the second phase of General Electric’s cleanup of toxic … By MIREYA NAVARRO (nytimes) [mappress] Source: nytimes, December 14, 2010;

  • 28 May 2010

    The federal government will continue the Hudson River PCB dredging project next year even if General Electric Co. decides to back out, said… [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 28, 2010;

  • 10 March 2010

    Levels of PCB contamination in the Hudson River are far greater than first estimated and General Electric’s dredging operation must improve before the next phase of the toxic cleanup starts in 2011, according to a new report from federal regulators… [mappress] Source:lohud,March 10,2010;

  • 6 April 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comment on General Electric Co.’s plan for the next phase of removing PCBs…   (dailyfreeman) [mappress] Source: dailyfreeman, April 6, 2011;    

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson are presenting a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. In 2009, GE started to re-mediate the more than 1.3 million pounds of PCBs it released […]

  • 3 November 2011

    General Electric Co. has told state regulators that a series of wells and tunnels designed to keep PCB-contaminated groundwater from seeping… (cbs6albany) [mappress] Source: cbs6albany, November 3, 2011;  

  • 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;

  • 19 March 2010

    PITTSFIELD — General Electric has until July 15 to propose its so-called Rest of River cleanup plan to remove PCBs from the Housatonic River, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [mappress] Source:berkshireeagle,March 19,2010;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 3 April 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a five-year review of the cleanup that has been conducted so far on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to New York City. The cleanup work is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. […]

  • 1 April 2010

    FORT EDWARD — Several members of a citizens group studying Hudson River PCB dredging questioned Tuesday why General Electric Co. won’t make its case for how the first year of the project fared… [mappress] Source:timesunion,April 1,2010;

  • 22 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    ALBANY, N.Y. — Hudson River dredging released almost 25 times more PCBs into the water than expected, General Electric said Thursday in calling for changes in performance standards before the massive Superfund cleanup resumes. [mappress] Source: Associated Press, January 21, 2010

  • 16 March 2010

    FORT EDWARD — Dredging of PCBs from the Hudson River will continue as planned in 2011, regardless of whether General Electric Co. decides against continuing to pay for and run the cleanup, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency… [mappress] Source:timesunion,March 16,2010;

  • 9 August 2011

      US Ecology, Inc. announced that General Electric Company has agreed to extend its contract with the Company to dispose of sediment removed from the Upper Hudson River in New York State through December 31, 2011. The Company was one of three vendors that disposed of sediment in 2010. The sediment contains polychlorinated biphenyls, or […]

  • 13 June 2011

    EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today in Fort Edward, New York by Representative Maurice Hinchey, Representative Paul Tonko and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens to mark the start of the second and final phase of the Hudson River cleanup that began on June 6, 2011. During this […]