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  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Connecticut, is now completed, The Connecticut Post (ctpost.com) reports. The $9.3 million contract was undertaken by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, Mass. During the last couple of months, the contractor removed over 270,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., is about to begin soon, according to William Rock, a member of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission and chairman of its dredge committee. The $9.3 million contract will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $9.3 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, Massachusetts, has won a $9.3 million contract for the Housatonic River dredging project. Work will be performed in Madison, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2018. Maintenance dredging is required in order to restore most of the authorized depth and width of the channel, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Project in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 300,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 18-foot main channel. The state of Connecticut is […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA is extending the comment period on its Draft Modification to General Electric’s Reissued RCRA Permit (also referred to as the Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River Rest of River). In response to several requests for extension, public comments on the Draft Permit will be accepted through Oct. 27, 2014. EPA will also hold […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has completed a proposed Cleanup Plan to remove PCB contamination from the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, and the Agency is seeking public input on the proposal. The proposed cleanup plan was developed after extensive consultation with Massachusetts Departments of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and Fish and Game (MassDFG) and the Connecticut […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing this Sources Sought Announcement to determine interest, availability and capability of 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business and Small Business concerns. Contract scope will include oversight of GE-lead remedial and removal actions at the Site including the Rest-of-River Reach (river sediment, […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission in coordination with the US Army Corps of Engineers announces that the Housatonic River is being dredged. The last time Connecticut’s second longest river was dredged was in 1976. “Leading the efforts to dredge the Housatonic River to improve safe navigation and promote economic development while at the […]

  • 28 October 2012

    The long-awaited Housatonic River dredging program is scheduled to begin tomorrow, reports milford.patch.com. According to Bill Rock, chairman of the Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission, it will take about 27 days to remove some 50,000 cubic yards of silt from the shallowest parts of the boat channel leading up to the Devon Bridge. “It’s for […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Before the end of October, the dredging vessel Currituck will begin its work on the boat channel in the Housatonic River between Stratford and Milford. This $750,000 project will increase the channel depth to about 14 feet, stated Bill Rock, chairman of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission. The project includes removing of 50,000 […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The long-awaited dredging project on the Housatonic River is scheduled to begin by the end of October, and should last about one month. Bill Rock, chairman of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission, stated: “For 13 years we’ve been working on this.” The project includes removing of 50,000 cubic yards of silt from the […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal Navigation Project in the Housatonic River in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 100,000 cubic yards of sandy material from shoal areas of the Housatonic River south of the […]

  • 12 June 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding a second round of public meetings next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a second meeting about the pending cleanup of the Housatonic River, according to berkshireeagle.com. The meeting will be June 13, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School. At a May 24 session, state and federal officials gave a broad overview of a shared […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a public meeting of the Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council tonight at 6:30 at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School. EPA officials are expected to review a document released last Friday that gives a broad vision for using dredging, excavating, capping and monitored natural recovery to deal with […]

  • 17 May 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding public meetings in both states next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to clean […]

  • 9 April 2012

    General Electric and the EPA have dredged the first two miles of the Housatonic River from the GE site through Pittsfield. The “Rest of River” plan for the cleanup of another six miles is being developed. A community and panel discussion about cleaning the river from chemicals was moderated by Tim Gray, Housatonic River Keeper. […]

  • 12 October 2011

    State environmental officials will be in town tonight to promote their plan to deal with PCBs in the Housatonic River…   By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, October 12, 2011;

  • 20 September 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to sit down for the first time with environmental regulators from the states… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, September 20, 2011

  • 28 July 2011

    A two-day review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed cleanup of the Housatonic River got under way Wednesday — the … By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, July 28, 2011;

  • 18 July 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected the latest pressures from stakeholders to delay the submission of a plan for cleaning… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, July 18, 2011;

  • 28 June 2011

    Next month, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to complete their proposal for clean-up of the “rest of the river,” from… By Patrick Donges (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, June 28, 2011

  • 20 June 2011

    State environmental officials continue to call for more dialogue with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and for a possible compromise… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, June 20, 2011

  • 9 May 2011

    An all-day public discussion designed to sample sentiment for the Environmental Protection Agency on options for cleaning up probable cancer… By Clarence Fanto (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, May 9, 2011;

  • 8 April 2011

    State environmental officials are disputing a number of claims made by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency consultants during a three… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, April 8, 2011    

  • 23 March 2011

    In order to ensure ample opportunity for local citizens to be involved in EPA’s ongoing analysis to determine the “Rest of River” clean up decision for the Housatonic River, the Agency will sponsor a series of workshops to provide information, and will hold an all day interactive opportunity for discussion. On April 5, 6, and […]