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  • 23 June 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, announced the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community (CAG) will take place on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. CAG members were selected by […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      GE has selected Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, a leading national provider of environmental, capital improvement and maintenance dredging services, to perform environmental dredging in the Upper Hudson River in 2011. GE announced in December that it would perform the second and final stage of the Hudson dredging project over the next […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Acording to LoHud.com, the federal Environmental Protection Agency this week decided to take another month as it completes its five-year review of the efforts to remove PCBs from the upper Hudson River. Some environmental groups and officials had publicly worried the agency wasn’t allowing enough time to perform the review. Only two years of dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The General Electric Company (GE) has announced the 2013 Remedial Action Work Plan for the Hudson River dredging program. This Remedial Action Work Plan for Phase 2 for dredging and facility operations in 2013 (2013 RAWP) constitutes GE’s RAWP for the dredging to be performed in the third year of Phase 2. In addition, GE […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Canal Corporation has just released the Hudson River dredging update, advising that this week works will be in progress between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward.  The sixth and hopefully the final season of one the largest and most complex environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Phase 2/Year 4 of the Hudson River dredging operations occurred between May 7 and November, 2014. Backfilling will continue into December 2014. Monitoring is conducted daily for river and Processing Facility operations during the dredging season. Phase 2 dredging operations will resume in spring 2015. During Phase 2, the performance standard for noise requires monitoring the […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, last week announced New York’s intent to sue the U.S. EPA if the agency accepts the Upper Hudson River dredging of polychlorinated biphenyls as complete. Additionally, with this plan of legal action, New York is also prepared to withdraw from the 2002 Record of Decision which guided the cleanup and […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community c (CAG) will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson dredging project is being undertaken by GE under an agreement with the EPA, which selected dredging as the remedial strategy to address PCBs […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest cleanup projects ever undertaken in the United States, dredging of New York’s Upper Hudson River, is finally finished, announced GE in a release. According to the release, since 2009, GE has removed the majority of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called the project an historic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, GE’s Vice President of Environment, Health & Safety Ann R. Klee responded to state legislators who wrote to the company about the Hudson River Dredging Project. In the letter, she explained the continuing work on the dredging project, reporting about the progress being made and the appropriate next steps. According to Klee, GE expects to complete the […]

  • 23 December 2010

    GE announced today that it has advised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it will perform the second and final phase of the Hudson River dredging project. GE announced today that it has advised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it will perform the second and final phase of the Hudson River dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    GE’s crews have resumed dredging and backfilling activities in the Upper Hudson River. This season marks the fourth year sediments will be removed from the river, processed and transported out of New York State for permanent disposal. This year begins with the project approximately 50 percent completed. After the first three seasons of dredging (in […]

  • 17 August 2010

    GE applauds the work of the seven independent scientists who evaluated the first phase of the Hudson River dredging project. We agree with the unanimous conclusion in their draft report that the performance standards established by EPA to govern the dredging project could not be met in Phase 1 and cannot be met in Phase […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

                    GLDD Confirms Dredging Deals Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River.   Largest Cleanup Project in the US Completed One of the largest cleanup […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE issued the following statement today regarding certain previously identified fourth-quarter 2010 items that taken together do not change the company’s strong financial outlook for the fiscal year 2010. “As we covered in our December 14th presentation to investors, we anticipated a number of specific fourth-quarter items that offset each other. While we understand that […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reverse its decision to stop polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) dredging in the Upper Hudson River.  “PCB dredging in the Hudson River should not have been stopped before the job was finished, and I urge […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) yesterday released the following statement applauding a decision by America’s Great Waters Coalition to declare the Hudson Estuary as one of the nation’s “Great Waters.” The designation recognizes the river’s national importance and increases support for the river’s restoration. “I initiated the Hudson River Estuary program, and fought for three decades […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Environmental Protection Agency officials have stated that dredging on the Hudson River is not expected to cause any harm to the waterway’s Atlantic sturgeon. Federal officials have declared Atlantic sturgeon an endangered species thus efforts could be directed towards protecting and preserving its habitats including the Hudson River. EPA noted that crews working for General […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]