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  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 18 July 2011

    The cleanup of the Fox River may be stopping, but it’s not over yet. There’s a long way to go until the project of dredging PCB-laden … (postcrescent) [mappress] Source: postcrescent, July 18, 2011;

  • 2 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    General Electric Co. estimated the first phase of its PCB dredging project on the Hudson River cost $561 million, providing first-time cost… [mappress] Source: newstribune, May 2, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. EPA have announced a major settlement that requires NCR Corporation to complete the cleanup projects at Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River and Green Bay Site. An enormous amount of cleanup and natural resource restoration work has already been done in the area under a […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 30 October 2011

    Hudson River PCB dredging crews have overcome early-season delays caused by flooding and are on target to meet this year’s goal, officials s… By PAUL POST (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, October 30, 2011

  • 31 August 2011

    Hudson River PCB dredging crews resumed work early Tuesday after taking Monday off due to high water from Hurricane Irene… By Paul Post (troyrecord) [mappress] Source: troyrecord, August 31, 2011;

  • 3 May 2011

    Hudson River PCB dredging is facing temporary delays from floodwaters whose volume and speed is nearly three times safe boating standards. T… By PAUL POST (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, May 3, 2011;

  • 15 April 2014

    Ohio EPA 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 the economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps of Engineers to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 1 April 2010

    FORT EDWARD — Several members of a citizens group studying Hudson River PCB dredging questioned Tuesday why General Electric Co. won’t make its case for how the first year of the project fared… [mappress] Source:timesunion,April 1,2010;

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    General Electric Company has agreed to conduct a comprehensive study of the contamination in the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, according to the announcement of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site has been ongoing since 2009 when river dredging began. Under the latest agreement with GE, […]

  • 16 June 2011

    Residents will have an opportunity Wednesday to speak with local, state and federal representatives regarding the ongoing PCB investigation… By Edward Cardenas (stclairshores) [mappress] Source: stclairshores, June 16, 2011

  • 6 May 2010

    GLENS FALLS — For future PCB dredging of the Hudson River to work better, a clearer picture is needed of just how much of the toxic… [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 6, 2010;

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a competitive […]

  • 22 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    ALBANY, N.Y. — Hudson River dredging released almost 25 times more PCBs into the water than expected, General Electric said Thursday in calling for changes in performance standards before the massive Superfund cleanup resumes. [mappress] Source: Associated Press, January 21, 2010

  • 26 May 2011

    Officials are reminding boaters to stay safe near the PCB dredging project on the lower Fox River, ahead of a busy weekend on the water… (wbay) [mappress] Source: wbay, May 26, 2011;

  • 21 March 2011

    The likelihood that the third year of dredging of PCB sediment from the lower Fox River will begin by April 1 is doubtful. By Tony Walter (postcrescent) [mappress] Source: postcrescent, March 21, 2011    

  • 10 March 2010

    Levels of PCB contamination in the Hudson River are far greater than first estimated and General Electric’s dredging operation must improve before the next phase of the toxic cleanup starts in 2011, according to a new report from federal regulators… [mappress] Source:lohud,March 10,2010;

  • 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;

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 10 November 2010

    Dredges remain tied and work is stopped on the removal of two dams and PCB-contaminated sediment behind them in the Twelve Mile River while… By Anna Simon (greenvilleonline) [mappress] Source: greenvilleonline, November 11, 2010;

  • 1 May 2012

    According to The Taos News, Chevron Mining and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have agreed on several actions to begin addressing contamination in and and tailing facility. According to information from the EPA, those actions include: • Removal and off-site treatment and disposal of PCB-contaminated soil from the Mill Area. • Piping of unused […]

  • 26 May 2011

    Dredging crews are ready, waiting for river flows to recede before resuming a PCB cleanup project that might cost $1 billion before work is… By PAUL POST (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, May 26, 2011

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is extending public comment on a cleanup plan proposed for the Cornell-Dubilier site in South Plainfield, NJ from the original deadline of November 14, 2014 to December 15, 2014. On September 30, 2014, the EPA proposed a plan to clean up a nine mile stretch of Bound Brook as the […]