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  • 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;

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scenic Hudson has commended 15 members of New York State’s Congressional delegation who signed a letter urging the U.S. EPA to declare that the Superfund cleanup of Hudson River PCBs has failed to meet the project’s standards to restore public and environmental health. Specifically, the letter asks the EPA to expedite its Five Year Review […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging project that will clean up pollution at the mouth of the River Raisin in the City of Monroe continues and is scheduled for completion by the year end. The dredging will remove toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the area, making room for armored cap installation. The dredging, which began in April, comes as the final step in cleaning up pollution from the […]

  • 12 September 2011

    University of Iowa researchers have found high levels of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the deep sediments lining the Indiana… (uiowa) [mappress] Source: uiowa, September 12, 2011

  • 6 April 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comment on General Electric Co.’s plan for the next phase of removing PCBs…   (dailyfreeman) [mappress] Source: dailyfreeman, April 6, 2011;    

  • 5 June 2012

      U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the First Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The purpose of this five-year review is to determine whether the remedial actions at the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site, located in eastern New York State from the Village of Hudson Falls to the Battery in […]

  • 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;

  • 10 June 2011

    Workers resumed dredging toxic PCBs from the upper Hudson River this week — a massive effort that will take five to seven years to… BY SCOTT FALLON (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, June 10, 2011    

  • 13 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    University of Iowa researchers have confirmed that sediments of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). [mappress] Source: Science Daily, January 12, 2010

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]

  • 8 May 2011

    Dredging officials are waiting to see if the flooding of the Hudson River pushed around any PCBs.  “Anything in a river moves, but the quest… By LYDIA WHEELER (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, May 8, 2011;

  • 11 November 2010

    The EPA announced that work to clean-up PCBs in and around the Kalamazoo River near a dam south of Plainwell has finished at an … By Tim Keith (allegannews) [mappress] Source: allegannews, November 11, 2010;

  • 15 April 2011

    Robert Michaels wanted to know why General Electric Co. is wasting its time dredging PCBs out of the Hudson River. By LYDIA WHEELER (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, April 15, 2011

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an announcement from Governor Cuomo on December 20, a study reviewing sediment and fish testing from the Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that the Hudson River PCB Cleanup is not complete. General Electric’s remediation efforts have not met cleanup goals and the remaining PCB contamination continues to pose a threat to public health and the environment, reports the Hudson […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the Town of Salina, Onondaga County, New York. Discharges from nearby industries and a landfill have contaminated the soil and sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Though high waters from torrential rains briefly sidelined crews dredging PCBs from the Hudson River, administrators of the massive cleanup… By MICHAEL HILL AP (news) [mappress] Source: news, September 14, 2011

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 29 October 2010

    Governor Pat Quinn today visited Waukegan to announce $10 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to fund the continued cleanup of the Waukegan Harbor. The project involves dredging and disposing of contaminated sediments from the former Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) Superfund Site. “For years, the Waukegan Harbor has been in desperate need […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting is planned on a proposed cleanup plan at a General Electric site on the upper Hudson River, contaminated with PCBs. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled the meeting for 7 p.m. tomorrow in Hudson Falls. Written comments will be accepted on the cleanup plan through March 19. The plan focuses on […]

  • 13 July 2010

    PCBs have become a factor in transportation along the Champlain Canal, Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports. The state once regularly removed sediment accumlated at the bottom of the canal, but has not done so since 1980 when it was determined that PCB contamination made the cost of disposing that sediment too expensive. Today, […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York. The modification calls for removal of an additional 90,000 cubic yards of sediment from an area of the river near Snug Harbor, instead of capping. “EPA continues […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of environmental groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, and the Sierra Club, Thursday filed a petition to the U.S. EPA asking General Electric to conduct additional PCB dredging in the Hudson River. The petitioners are claiming that GE would leave behind more PCB contaminants in the Hudson River than it was originally estimated […]

  • 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 […]