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  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an important step towards addressing serious contamination in the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County, N.J., by proposing a plan to take actions to address known sources of the contamination. “The proposed plan will address the worst contamination first […]

  • 20 August 2010

    The considered thoughts of seven independent scientists about how best to proceed with the dredging of PCBs from the Hudson River generate… (timesunion) [mappress] Source: timesunion, August 21, 2010;

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has released a study by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation showing General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. New York State is demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not issue a Certificate of Completion to […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and U.S. Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney, Paul Tonko, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Eliot Engel wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week calling on Administrator Scott Pruitt to initiate further dredging to clean up PCBs in the […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced that more than 612,000 cubic yards of river bottom sediment contaminated with PCBs were removed from the upper Hudson River during 2013, exceeding the annual goal of 350,000 cubic yards for this historic dredging project. This is similar to the amount dredged in 2012 when more than 650,000 […]

  • 14 October 2010

    General Electric Co. said Wednesday it will remove PCBs from the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts, but still maintained it would be… By Stephen Singer (google) [mappress] Source: google, October 15, 2010;

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE has responded to New York State’s call for more dredging in order to remove sediments contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River. “GE successfully completed the massive dredging project in 2015, having invested $1.7 billion, having removed all of the PCBs that EPA targeted for removal, and having met all of its commitments […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold two open house sessions on October 27 and 28 in Glen Jean, West Virginia. The two sessions will answer questions about soil and water sampling conducted this past summer at three locations around Minden, West Virginia that detected low levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). The open house sessions […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, which will result in faster and more comprehensive cleanup activity in the river and floodplain which will secure long-term, public health protections for Berkshire County residents. “EPA is making good […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Tuesday, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation released its independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s review of the cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River. It found that dredging performed by General Electric to clean up a portion of the PCBs from the Hudson River was not protective of human health or […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community (CAG) will take place on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. CAG members were selected by […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality $3.8 million to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. This will help MDEQ develop and implement measures to remediate poly-chlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $245 million agreement for the cleanup of the Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund Site. The agreement marks a milestone in efforts to clean up Superfund sites in the Great Lakes region, and especially to address the legacy of paper mill generated PCB contamination in the […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This is the third of several workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building. The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. All general meetings of the CAG are open […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released for public comment its second review of the historic cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. The EPA review concludes that the Hudson River cleanup is working as designed and, while not yet protective, is expected to accomplish its long-term goal of protection of human health […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their latest community update on the Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) cleanup scheme, named ‘Hudson River Floodplain Sampling: 2016 Sampling Summary’. The paper said that in fall 2016, work continued on the comprehensive investigation of the Upper Hudson River floodplain. Soil sampling for PCBs was conducted between October […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on November 8 at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, NY, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) informs.  Various technical evaluations and project activities are currently ongoing and EPA will provide an overall update on status of various […]

  • 12 October 2011

    State environmental officials will be in town tonight to promote their plan to deal with PCBs in the Housatonic River…   By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, October 12, 2011;

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to hold another public meeting that will discuss the EPA’s second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. The meeting is set for August 9th and will take place at John Jay College in Midtown Manhattan. This is the third public meeting to present […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England regional office has just announced that the cleanup work of New Bedford Harbor (MA) is progressing very well. According to the New England office, by late 2017, the total volume dredged from the harbor was approx. 180,000 cubic yards. “The total dredge volume far exceeds the past annual record […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The leading environmental groups closely monitoring the Hudson River PCB-dredging project yesterday praised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for agreeing to accelerate its review of the cleanup’s effectiveness. The groups also lauded the EPA for its intent to provide “enhanced public involvement” in the review process – heeding their call to make the review as […]

  • 29 April 2012

      After 2 years of the Hudson River dredging, crews from the Environmental Protection Agency will be returning to the river this season. The EPA was originally scheduled to finish their review of the PCB contamination and cleanup by the end of this month, but recently decided to extend the review one more month. The […]

  • 19 March 2010

    PITTSFIELD — General Electric has until July 15 to propose its so-called Rest of River cleanup plan to remove PCBs from the Housatonic River, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [mappress] Source:berkshireeagle,March 19,2010;