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  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2010

    An expert panel needs an extra two months to sort out more than 1,000 pages of competing studies on last year’s dredging of PCBs in the…   [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 26, 2010;

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced proposed agreements with two subsidiaries of The Lightstone Group that are developing 700 units of residential housing adjacent to the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The companies, LSG 363 Bond Street LLC and LSG 365 Bond Street LLC, have agreed to conduct sampling, cleanup work, and other measures […]

  • 16 March 2010

    FORT EDWARD — Dredging of PCBs from the Hudson River will continue as planned in 2011, regardless of whether General Electric Co. decides against continuing to pay for and run the cleanup, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency… [mappress] Source:timesunion,March 16,2010;

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new dredging season along the Fox River in Green Bay is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Project official website. Commenting this, Scott Stein, Fox River Cleanup Project spokesman, said: “The dredging aspect of it is really to reduce the impact of PCBs on the environment and human health.” The spokesman said […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting in Otsego, MI, to discuss its proposed plan to clean up PCBs and other contaminants in the stretch of the Kalamazoo River between the Otsego City Dam and the former Plainwell Dam. The area is also known as Area 2 of the Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of the Hudson River dredging program, which will be performed later this year, from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 […]

  • 13 June 2011

    EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today in Fort Edward, New York by Representative Maurice Hinchey, Representative Paul Tonko and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens to mark the start of the second and final phase of the Hudson River cleanup that began on June 6, 2011. During this […]

  • 9 March 2010

    General Electric Co. on Monday proposed a halting further dredging of the Hudson River if PCBs churned up by the work spread too much pollution downriver during the second phase of an ongoing cleanup… [mappress] Source:ap,March 9,2010;

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Milestone Environmental Contracting recently won a contract for the Y Jetty & Lang Cove Remediation Project at the Department of National Defence’s (DND) Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt naval harbor. The Y Jetty & Lang Cove project is the next phase of the DND’s ongoing Esquimalt Harbor Remediation Program, which aims to remediate historical contamination […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $120,000 grant to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) for a project to assess the health of the Waukegan Harbor Area of Concern on Lake Michigan. Waukegan Harbor is one of 43 contaminated sites on the Great Lakes which was designated as an ‘Area of Concern’ […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The final cleanup plan for contaminated sediments in the Hudson River adjacent to the former Harbor at Hastings site will remove 60,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil and 24,000 cubic yards of sediment containing PCBs and metals, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced. Wire and cable manufacturing operations by Anaconda […]

  • 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

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting in Poughkeepsie, NY, next week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the first of two meetings that are being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY.  During the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor Cameron Davis recently joined Michigan Office of the Great Lakes Director Jon Allan, Monroe Mayor Robert Clark and local partners in Monroe, Mich., to mark the near completion of restoration work at the River Raisin Area of Concern. “The River Raisin Area of Concern cleanup is proof positive that […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) is scheduled for 4 December 2014 at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866), Gideon Putnam Room. Meeting Agenda 1:00pm Welcome, Introductions, Review October 2014 Meeting Summary • Consensus Building Institute 1:10 Dredging Project […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The next (virtual) meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  At the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, and caps). According to their official announcement, EPA will […]