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  • 7 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alcoa (AA) confirmed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) on the remediation of the Grasse River that is consistent with the Proposed Remedial Action Plan issued in October, 2012. Alcoa, USEPA, the NY Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and other parties have been evaluating remedial alternatives to […]

  • 12 June 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding a second round of public meetings next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a proposed cleanup to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the lower eight miles of the Passaic River in New Jersey. The sediment in the Passaic River is severely contaminated with dioxin, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), heavy metals, pesticides and other contaminants from more than […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Environmental Protection Agency community advisory group (CAG) will host a meeting to discuss the cleanup of a Superfund sites along the Kalamazoo River. The EPA formed this Kalamazoo River CAG to act as a public forum for anyone interested in learning about the site cleanup, talk about community needs and concerns, and develop recommendations […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday released for public comment the “Chicago Area Waterways Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Assessment.”  The plan contains recommendations for managing material dredged from the Calumet Harbor and River and the Calumet-Sag Channel for the next twenty-five years. Calumet Harbor and River is located on Lake […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin the final stage of cleanup work on Portage Creek, which flows into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment will be removed from the creek. EPA expects to complete the Portage Creek cleanup this year — months ahead of the initially-projected Summer 2014 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Fox River cleanup project is delayed until a U.S. District Judge appoints the body responsible for paying the costs of more than $1 billion for the project. William Griesbach, U.S. District Judge, decided that the case will go further to trial in December, according to Mysanantonio.com. Appleton Papers, one of the two companies involved […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment sent a letter recently to General Electric urging the company to fully complete the cleanup of the Hudson River. “As shareholders in GE, our Coalition has long been involved in encouraging our company to take full and complete responsibility for the contamination caused by the disposal into the Hudson […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The General Electric Company (GE) has announced the 2013 Remedial Action Work Plan for the Hudson River dredging program. This Remedial Action Work Plan for Phase 2 for dredging and facility operations in 2013 (2013 RAWP) constitutes GE’s RAWP for the dredging to be performed in the third year of Phase 2. In addition, GE […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA said in their latest announcement that the Community Information Session – Updates for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site will take place on January 10, 2018. During the meeting, EPA will present an overall update on the Portland Harbor Superfund Site that will include an overview of the final site-wide baseline sampling plan […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Group. “Operations for 2017 got underway on March 20 and are expected to continue until mid-November,” the […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has directed Jorgensen Forge Corp. to continue studying soil and groundwater contamination at its industrial property along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle. The manufacturer of large-scale special metal products has conducted some site investigations, including partial cleanup work in 2014 (under a 2007 agreed order with Ecology), to determine if […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The public is invited to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. In 1991, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) adopted the SMS rule to guide management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Extensive testing of sediment in Port Curtis has confirmed that dredging is not contributing to poor health of fish in Gladstone Harbour. The Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Chesterman released the results of sediment sampling from 31 sites in Port Curtis during February and March 2012. “These results show that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has completed a proposed Cleanup Plan to remove PCB contamination from the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, and the Agency is seeking public input on the proposal. The proposed cleanup plan was developed after extensive consultation with Massachusetts Departments of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and Fish and Game (MassDFG) and the Connecticut […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $5.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced on September 13. The funding for the cleanup effort is part of the Great Lakes […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Water quality in the Ashtabula River and its tributaries has significantly improved since the water body was last tested in 2002, according to a new Ohio EPA report.  Biological communities in the Ashtabula River have improved since the dredging of contaminated sediments and installation of habitat enhancements. Samples taken in 2011 show biological communities in the […]

  • 23 May 2012

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith Enck was joined by Congressional Representative Paul Tonko, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Deputy Commissioner Eugene Leff and Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia on the shore of the Hudson River to mark the third season of dredging to remove PCB-contaminated sediment from a 40-mile stretch of the […]

  • 14 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 yesterday. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a […]

  • 9 August 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River – essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue – but with no dredged material to be placed in the open lake. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps to dredge up to 225,000 […]

  • 17 May 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding public meetings in both states next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to clean […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. After a 2009 spill of oily material from the industrial park into the Passaic River, the EPA discovered that chemicals, including benzene, mercury, chromium and arsenic, were […]