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  • 1 July 2011

    The massive PCB dredging project of the Hudson River needs to be expanded, officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric … By BRIAN NEARING (timesunion) [mappress] Source: timesunion, July 1, 2011;

  • 17 June 2011

    Saying the city lacks a “seat at the table” like it had leading up to previous phases of PCB removal, Mayor James M. By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, June 17, 2011

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up a nine mile stretch of Bound Brook as the final phase of the cleanup of the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Cornell-Dubilier Electronics, Inc. manufactured electronics parts at a 26-acre facility at 333 Hamilton Boulevard in South Plainfield from […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River on June 1. The agency is now extending the public comment period on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which was originally set to end […]

  • 4 July 2012

      The Berkshire Eagle reports that the work on one of the most visible PCB cleanups in the city since the first two miles of the Housatonic River is set to begin next week. General Electric Co.’s contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services, will begin staging Silver Lake next week for a two-year remediation project to deal […]

  • 6 April 2010

    Monday crews started Year Two of an eight-year project to remove PCB-contaminated sediment from the Fox River around Green Bay… [mappress] Source:wbay,April 6,2010;

  • 30 September 2010

    Plaintiffs in a long-standing legal battle to remove PCB-polluted creek bottom mud from a Hartwell Lake tributary have until Friday to … (energyfiend) [mappress] Source: independentmail, September 30, 2010;

  • 13 September 2010

    General Electric wants to continue dredging the Hudson River in 2011 to remove PCB-tainted sediment while collecting data on the process… By Emily Donohue (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, September 13, 2010;

  • 13 June 2010

    Dredging aimed at removing PCB-contaminated sediment is set to begin in the coming week in New Bedford Harbor.   [mappress] Source: wcsh6, June 13, 2010;

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Basil Seggos yesterday gave a statement on the EPA second five-year review report on Hudson River dredging. Commenting on the Hudson River PCB cleanup report Commissioner Basil Seggos said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed New York by determining that its PCB cleanup of the […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 2 December 2010

    The Wisconsin and U.S. Departments of Justice announced a settlement with the City of Green Bay and Brown County concerning PCB … (wbay) [mappress] Source: wbay, December 2, 2010

  • 7 June 2012

    Jay Cashman Inc. has been named a Top 20 Contractor in Hazardous Waste by Engineering News-Record (ENR) and was ranked #277 in ENR’s Top 400 Contractors List. Cashman attributes its being named to ENR’s Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors List to the firms continued work on major hazardous waste remediation projects. Cashman Dredging, a division […]

  • 27 August 2010

    Environmental protection officials said Thursday they plan to shift focus from cleaning up PCB toxins in sewer drains and some canals off… By Candice Williams (detnews) [mappress] Source: detnews, August 27, 2010;

  • 19 February 2010

    One of the engineers reviewing the dredging project in Saratoga Springs this week expressed some skepticism that PCB removal in the Hudson River could finish by its the expected end date. [mappress] Source:poststar,February 19,2010;

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, from the bottom of the New Bedford Harbor is the No. 1 source of airborne PCBs in the neighborhoods surrounding the port, according to new research by the University of Iowa and Boston University School of Public Health. In fact, airborne PCB emissions from the harbor are so […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Brad Hoylman and 24 of his colleagues in the State Senate are calling on corporate giant General Electric to commit to a full remediation of the Hudson River after its decades-long dumping of toxic PCB chemicals. In a letter to the company’s CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, the lawmakers urged G.E. to go beyond its court-mandated […]

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Unexpectedly high levels of the now-banned insulating chemicals known as PCBs were found in the Raisin River near the Port of Monroe. According to clickondetroit.com, the current dredging project has found PCB readings of up to 10,000 parts per billion. The material sampling at this area began last week and is scheduled to conclude this […]

  • 15 April 2012

      Congressman Maurice Hinchey wrote U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck to call for a more robust, thorough and detailed 5-year review of the Hudson River PCB remediation effort. EPA, which has become the target of politically motivated budget cuts from U.S. House Republicans, recently released a plan for a 1 month […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed a certificate of completion for General Electric Company’s massive Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) dredging work. The EPA sent a letter to GE earlier this week, saying that the agency needs more time to complete its review. New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, released the following statement after […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2012

    With support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Buzzards Bay Coalition is getting technical to find the right solution for the cleanup of New Bedford Harbor. Specifically, the Bay Coalition was awarded a Technical Assistance Grant to study the proposed change to the EPA’s method for disposing of toxic PCBs removed from the bottom […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. With unacceptably high levels of contamination still left in river sediment, the state called on EPA to reexamine its cleanup […]

  • 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;

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Local environmental advocacy group Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month and the next meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Fairhaven, MA. Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. advocates for the safe cleanup of New Bedford Harbor and other contaminated sites in the […]