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  • 18 November 2011

    General Electric exceeded its goal for cleaning up a section of the Hudson River north of Albany…     By Ryan Delaney (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, November 18, 2011; Image: hudsondredging

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to deny General Electric’s request to certify that the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the upper Hudson River is complete. “The Hudson River is a national historic treasure and we cannot let […]

  • 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

  • 7 December 2010

    State officials and environmentalists are concerned that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could allow more contaminated Hudson River… BY MICHAEL HILL (greenwichtime) [mappress] Source: greenwichtime, December 7, 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;

  • 5 April 2013

    General Electric Corp. is gearing up for the 2013 Hudson River dredging season, reports saratogian.com. 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 […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This week, Fort Edward and Schuylerville will host the community advisory group’s meetings on the Hudson River dredging project. The Environmental Protection Agency or General Electric Co. representatives will speak about the 2014 dredging season plans and the natural resources damage assessment for the Hudson River, reports poststar.com. The details of these meetings are as […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Flooding and rain delayed Hudson River dredging twice this year, putting the project close but slightly behind the original sediment-removal… BY JAMIE MUNKS (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, October 24, 2011;

  • 10 June 2011

    Workers resumed dredging toxic PCBs from the upper Hudson River this week — a massive effort that will take five to seven years to… BY SCOTT FALLON (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, June 10, 2011    

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, at a community meeting in Saratoga Springs, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency will report on the Superfund cleanup, of a toxic chemical called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River, that is significantly ahead of schedule. Environmental groups, business leaders and elected municipal officials say that with time and capacity to spare, General […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Even as the second season of PCB dredging in the Hudson River comes to an end, emerging research points to links between the pollutant and… More info: lohud By Greg Clary [mappress] Source: lohud, October 24, 2011;

  • 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;

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With April now behind us, only a few days are left before the beginning of what is expected to be the last year of Hudson River Dredging project. The 2015 season marks the sixth year of remedial dredging where approximately 250,000 cy of PCB-contaminated sediment is targeted for removal. In 2015, several areas will need to be […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest announcement.  During the meeting, a brief presentation on the Certification of the Remedial Action […]

  • 18 June 2013

    After the heavy rains and high water stopped the upper Hudson River dredging program last week, this capital cleanup project resumed on Monday, according to newstimes.com. The dredging work on the multi-year Superfund project continued on two areas north of Albany, announced General Electric Co. The historic dredging project targets approximately 2.65 million cubic yards […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting in Saratoga Springs, NY, this week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the second meeting being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second five-year review and to […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This is the third of several workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop today to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. This is the second in a series of workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building. The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. All general meetings of the CAG are open […]

  • 29 August 2010

    The next phase of Hudson River dredging could take seven years or more, longer than past estimates of as little as five years, the federal… By Michael Hill (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, August 30, 2010;

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY.  During the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state is nearing completion of their independent investigation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River. At Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, DEC launched a sampling effort this summer to fully assess the nature and extent of contamination left behind […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Upgrades and efficiencies should allow workers to dredge considerably more PCB-laden material from the Hudson River next year, officials …   By PAUL POST (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, December 12, 2011; Image: hudsondredging

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2010

    In response to concerns raised by the people of Halfmoon and Waterford about using Hudson River water as their source of drinking water while the dredging project proceeds, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to pay the additional cost incurred to draw… [mappress] Source:eponline,April 29,2010;