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  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation awarded more than $155,000 in Mohawk River Basin Program grants for four projects in the Mohawk River Basin Watershed. According to the DEC Acting Commissioner, Basil Seggos, these grants, funded by the state Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency and create recreational opportunities in […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Municipalities and non-profits can now apply for $150,000 in grants to support implementation of the Mohawk River Basin Action Agenda to improve water quality, flood resiliency and habitat, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced. The grants are funded by the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF). “Grants for the Mohawk River […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    State and federal agencies led discussions on Mohawk River flooding and flood mitigation strategies during a public forum in Herkimer County, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. The forum consisted of two panel discussions with presentations on flooding along the Mohawk River, flood responses, floodplain management requirements and flood mitigation. The […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Approximately $200,000 in grant funding is available to municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to implement the Mohawk River Basin Action Agenda, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced yesterday. The funding is provided by the state’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and administered under DEC’s Mohawk River Watershed Grants Program. “Continued investments that protect waterways […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday announced more than $200,000 in Mohawk River watershed grants for six projects. According to the DEC, the grants, funded by the state’s Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency, and create recreational opportunities for watershed communities, all goals outlined in the […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced $1,206,000 in federal funding to carry out projects to reduce future flood risk to the Stockade Historic District in the City of Schenectady from the adjacent Mohawk River. The neighborhood has experienced repetitive flooding, and suffered extensive damages from Hurricane Irene […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding a public meeting on Thursday, September 13, 1 p.m. at Herkimer County Community College (HCCC), Herkimer, NY, to discuss Mohawk River flooding and flood mitigation strategies, the agency announced. The meeting will include two panel discussions with presentations on flooding along the Mohawk River, […]

  • 15 February 2011

    Developers of the proposed Halfmoon Village and Yacht Club want permission to dredge sediment from the Mohawk River to build their 244-unit… By Tatiana Zarnowski (dailygazette) [mappress] Source: dailygazette, February 15, 2011;

  • 2 August 2017

    NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $2.5 million to increase the resiliency of the Sauquoit Creek through the construction of an innovative floodplain ‘bench’ that will store and slow floodwaters and protect downstream communities. In addition, the governor announced new coordinated state actions to help Mohawk River Basin communities hard hit by recent floods […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York Canal Corporation has just announced an update on the upper Hudson River dredging project. This capital cleanup program, 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Village of Green Island has been notified by representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that dredging of a small area along the east shore of Green Island will begin on Monday, October 28, 2013. The area targeted for dredging along the Village shoreline is above the Federal Dam at Troy, just below the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 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. Additional informational […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The Harbor Point cleanup will soon enter a new phase – the dredging of the Utica Harbor. And to celebrate the moment – the first time in 30 years that sediment will be taken from the harbor floor – state and local officials and canal enthusiasts are holding a ceremonial re-opening of the refurbished Utica […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Demolition of one dam and construction of a temporary one to control the flow of the Salmon River started today in Hogansburg, according to the Press-Republican. The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe began lowering the water level at the State Route 37 site last week for decommissioning of the dam, which has stood in the community since […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    With the fourth quarter of 2011 coming to a close, DSC is making strides and expanding to more countries. The company continues to outperform previous years’ numbers, making each year a little more productive than the next. In June 2011, DSC delivered the second of two 24-inch Dual Pump Marlin Class dredges. The new dredge […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]