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  • 7 March 2012

    The Hudson River Foundation will host a seminar on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, on the first year of Phase 2 of the remedial dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. Phase 2 is expected to take 5 to 7 years. Walter Mugdan, Director of the Emergency and Remedial Response Division at the Region 2 […]

  • 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;  

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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  

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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    

  • 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;    

  • 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;

  • 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 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;

  • 11 November 2010

    During President Obama’s historic visit to India last week the White House announced a new sale to India of two dredgers by Ellicott Dredges, LLC of Baltimore, Maryland.  Ellicott was included in the White House’s announcement along with other leading American companies such as Boeing, General Electric, Harley-Davidson, Bell Helicopter, and Bucyrus. Maharashtra Maritime Board […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;