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  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition has announced that their annual conference that highlights restoration efforts and needs across the Great Lakes will be back in Buffalo, NY, in October 2017. The 13th annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference will be held October 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency at Fountain Plaza. Since 2010, the conference […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) is scheduled for 4 December 2014 at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866), Gideon Putnam Room. Meeting Agenda 1:00pm Welcome, Introductions, Review October 2014 Meeting Summary • Consensus Building Institute 1:10 Dredging Project […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, NY. During the meeting, a project update on in-river and floodplains work will be introduced. This presentation and discussion will cover in-river and floodplains topics, including […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager, Dr. Susan Hedman, to express concern about possible delays to the next phase of the Buffalo River Restoration as a result of budget sequestration and uncertainty about FY 2013 appropriation amounts. “The benefits of restoring […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Parks announced yesterday that the Black Lake Boat Launch in Morristown, St. Lawrence County is about to undergo major improvements. The boarding dock and other boater amenities will be upgraded with funding from the “I Love NY Waterways” boating fund. Access from the launch is periodically hampered by seasonal changes in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, proposes to perform maintenance dredging in the East River – South Brother Island, NY Federal Navigation Project with subsequent placement of the dredged material at the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS). The proposed maintenance dredging would remove approximately 400,000 cubic yards of sediment to a depth of 35 ft. below […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the City of Buffalo have signed an amended Project Partnership Agreement for the LaSalle Park Shoreline Protection, allowing the project to move forward fully-funded by the federal government. After the project received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations an amended PPA was necessary […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced Leaving Tappan Zee Website that the federal government has approved an up to $1.6 billion loan for the project to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge, securing key financing for the construction of the New NY Bridge. The low-interest, 35-year loan comes from the federal government’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) began formal construction of the New NY Bridge on Wednesday, October 16 with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the bridge’s foundation. Pile driving will be limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and, occasionally, from 12 noon to 7 p.m. on […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The Hudson River Foundation will host a seminar on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, on the first year of Phase 2 of the remedial dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. Phase 2 is expected to take 5 to 7 years. Walter Mugdan, Director of the Emergency and Remedial Response Division at the Region 2 […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Growth Equity Investment Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, announced yesterday that its general meeting of shareholders will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at 11 am local time, at the law offices of Reed Smith LLP, 599 Lexington Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10022. Shareholders of record at the close of […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) announced a new plan that will allow the construction of storm protection dunes at Smith Point County Park and Robert Moses State Park to begin in early 2014, as originally scheduled. Schumer and Bishop brokered a deal between federal and state agencies that will break the […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has announced details about the dredging project of the Arthur Kill Channel. The project area is located in Arthur Kill Channel, along Newark Bay, in New Jersey and Arthur Kill in Staten Island, NY. The Contract Arthur Kill Channel plus KVK #10 Buoy and WEST-E, Contract […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State will provide approximately $1 million in NY Works funding to restore a sand dune at Tiana Beach in Suffolk County to prevent a breach of the protective barrier island, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said. The dune replacement, which will be completed in time for the summer tourism season, is necessary to sustain […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed continued his efforts to ensure protections for homeowners and small businesses by supporting new legislation which begins to examine ways to reduce flooding through the region. “We care about protecting our small business owners and homeowners from the burden of rebuilding after a natural disaster. After some of the devastating flooding we […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $926,000 contract to dredge Oswego Harbor, NY, this summer. The contract was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, and includes dredging a total of 175.000 cubic yards of sediment from the federal navigation channel. Dredging will be performed at the harbor mouth, in the outer harbor […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) is scheduled for Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). A Community Advisory Group (CAG) is made up of representatives of diverse community interests. Its purpose is to provide a public forum for community […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place today at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, NY. During the meeting, status of the review of GE’s December 2016 Remedial Action Completion Report will be discussed, EPA said. The CAG meeting will also include: Status of various […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sealed bids for Cascadilla Creek Dredging in the City of Ithaca, NY, will be received by the Office of the City Controller until 2:00PM local time, Thursday, November 21, the New York State Government reports.  In general, the project consists of the following: maintainence dredging of approximately 12,800 cubic yards of sediment from Cascadilla Creek […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 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, […]