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  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York. The modification calls for removal of an additional 90,000 cubic yards of sediment from an area of the river near Snug Harbor, instead of capping. “EPA continues […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe does not agree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to clean up the Grasse River. “We appreciate EPA’s recognition of the Indian Meadows as reservation lands and the recognition of our status as an Environmental Justice community because of the disproportionate impact on this community from the […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, at Alcoa Inc. in Massena, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fast-track the approval and completion of a Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) to clean up the Grasse River. Schumer highlighted the importance of this cleanup because Alcoa’s multi-million dollar facility upgrade plans hinge on the completion […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said that they will release their Record of Decision (ROD) for the Grasse River cleanup today. During a conference call on Thursday April 4, 2013, they indicated to tribal officials that they would be implementing Remedial Option number six which calls for a combination of dredging and capping. This […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announces the upcoming public meeting regarding the Grasse River Record of Decision (ROD). The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will host the meeting on May 7, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Saint Regis Mohawk School. The purpose of the meeting is for the USEPA to […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction work has begun on a facility in Massena, NY to support the estimated $243 million cleanup of the Grasse River Superfund Site, reports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. When constructed, the multipurpose facility will be used as a staging area to support dredging and capping operations. In 2013, the EPA finalized a cleanup plan […]

  • 7 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alcoa (AA) confirmed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) on the remediation of the Grasse River that is consistent with the Proposed Remedial Action Plan issued in October, 2012. Alcoa, USEPA, the NY Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and other parties have been evaluating remedial alternatives to […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls. PCBs are probable human carcinogens that build up in the fat of fish and mammals, increasing in concentration as […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The EPA meetings for the proposed Grasse River cleanup have been rescheduled. The meetings scheduled for 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm are where public comment will be received. Wednesday, November 14, 2012 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Massena Town Hall (Room 30) 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Massena Central High School (Auditorium) Thursday, November 15, 2012 […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scheduled two meetings so the public can provide input on the proposed Grasse River cleanup. “It’s important for the EPA to hear us on this issue,” said Tribal Chief Randy Hart. “One way is for us to participate in the public meetings. The other is to write to […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The public comment period has ended for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $243 million cleanup plan for the Grasse River Alcoa site in upstate New York, but the Mohawk Tribe is no happier with the proposal than when it was introduced in October 2012. That was two months after New York Senator Charles Schumer urged […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that build up in the food chain and accumulate in the fatty tissue […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a permit application for Phase I of a bank stabilization project on the Yellowstone River. According to the Corps, the project includes repair of approximately 590 lineal feet of existing revetment along Lower Sweet Grass County Rd. The project also calls for the installation of […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment, or EA, have been prepared to describe the findings of the Lynnhaven River basin ecosystem restoration study and to assess the potential impacts of the project on the Lynnhaven River basin and surrounding area. The purpose of the study was to evaluate ecosystem restoration within the Lynnhaven River […]

  • 24 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Due to the drying up since November 2009, sand-banks amid the river are rapidly expanding and become green grass fields. [mappress] Source: Vietnam Net, February 24, 2010;

  • 14 January 2013

    Rijkswaterstaat is teaming up with the Rivierenland Water Authority and research institute Deltares to test a stretch of dike near Nijmegen near the Hollandsch-Duitsch pumping station and Millingen aan de Rijn. The strength of the grass cover will be tested to see how it copes with overtopping resulting from combinations of storms and high water […]

  • 11 April 2012

    West Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department commences dredging of the Semanan River to prevent floods. The Durikosambi Urban Village, Cengkareng Sub-District, West Jakarta, is often flooded because the river is clogged with grass and mud, according to Berita Jakarta. At least two dredges and two trucks will be working on the project to deepen […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Chad Basin Commission has completed the 42 kilometer dredging of the Hadejia River in efforts to boost the utilization of the water resources, New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Alhaji Bale Bura, the country coordinator of the commission, said that the dredging of the river was executed in Guri Local Government Area of […]

  • 26 February 2014

    A state court upheld Georgia’s Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee’s denial of a permit for a private marina proposed to be built in state marshlands on Wilmington Island, east of Savannah, Georgia. The court ruled that the permit applicant, Bull River Bluff Properties, LLC, had not demonstrated that its asserted need for a marina could not […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located near Gillette, Wyoming, has received the 2015 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division for the successful restoration of the Belle Fourche River. The award was presented at the Wyoming Mining Association’s Annual Safety and Reclamation Banquet in Cody, Wyoming, […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction progresses on the Brevard County site that will receive muck from the Eau Gallie River Muck Dredging Project, which is set to begin this winter. The construction of the Dredge Material Management Area (DMMA) started earlier this year and will be completed before the summer ends. The dredging is scheduled to begin immediately after construction of the DMMA, and […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    An additional $1.5 million for restoration work is set to benefit the Indian River Lagoon. The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) is allocating the funding through its cooperative assistance program for the dredging of muck from the Eau Gallie River. This additional money raises the total FIND contribution to $3.9 million. Other funding partners include […]