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  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors have begun an environmental cleanup project to remove contamination at the Harris Avenue Shipyard site on Bellingham Bay, reported yesterday Washington State Department of Ecology. According to WDOE, crews will remove contaminated sediment, soil, and treated wood from a portion of the site. The contamination is from past shipbuilding and maintenance activities, and is not related […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the State of Wisconsin have announced three settlements totaling over $4.5 million to resolve claims for the pollution of the Sheboygan River. The Department of Justice reported that the three companies – Tecumseh Products Co., Thomas Industries, Inc., and Wisconsin Public Service Corp –  will resolve claims for natural resource damages at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to deny General Electric’s request to certify that the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the upper Hudson River is complete. “The Hudson River is a national historic treasure and we cannot let […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. With unacceptably high levels of contamination still left in river sediment, the state called on EPA to reexamine its cleanup […]

  • 11 May 2011

    New tests show the recent flooding of the upper Hudson River did not create widespread PCB pollution along the shore. There were concerns that the heavy flooding would kick up PCBs from the river bottom. But federal regulators say recent testing of so-called flood mud from Fort Edward to Waterford did not reveal widespread contamination […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest cleanup projects ever undertaken in the United States, dredging of New York’s Upper Hudson River, is finally finished, announced GE in a release. According to the release, since 2009, GE has removed the majority of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called the project an historic […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a public information session to discuss upcoming dredging activities in the stretch of river between Thompson Island and Fort Miller dams. This meeting is scheduled for today, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, in Bacon Hill Reformed Church, 355 Route 32, Schuylerville, NY. The landmark General Electric cleanup of the PCBs […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking two distinct steps on the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup in New York state. These steps include: The issuance of the five-year review, which includes EPA’s decision to defer a determination of the protectiveness of the remedy in the Upper Hudson River until more years of Hudson […]

  • 16 October 2012

    With support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Buzzards Bay Coalition is getting technical to find the right solution for the cleanup of New Bedford Harbor. Specifically, the Bay Coalition was awarded a Technical Assistance Grant to study the proposed change to the EPA’s method for disposing of toxic PCBs removed from the bottom […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has came up with the final cleanup plan for removal of PCBs from Bound Brook in South Plainfield, NJ. “This multi-million dollar cleanup will help restore the environment and protect public health in South Plainfield, NJ,” said EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck. “This toxic legacy is on its way […]

  • 3 April 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a five-year review of the cleanup that has been conducted so far on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to New York City. The cleanup work is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 30 March 2012

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is conducting a five-year review of the remedial action for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The cleanup is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. The Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to the […]

  • 29 June 2012

    A five-year EPA review of the Hudson River dredging project was criticized Thursday by members of a Community Advisory Group for being hastily conducted and skipping protocols that have been used in the past, repots poststar.com. Even though it may take a decade longer than expected for the Hudson River to recover from toxic PCBs, […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, now in its tenth year, was completed yesterday, November 15. The Fox River Cleanup Group reported that dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for 2018. According to the Group, next to follow is demobilization of the dredges that will take place over the next couple of […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow last Friday announced that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive approximately $2.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. According to Senator Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, this support […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group has just presented a video of the remediation works in Oskarshamn harbor basin in Sweden. In the past, a copper production site and battery factory discharged their contaminated waste water into the sea, resulting in the whole harbor basin becoming contaminated with heavy metals, PCBs and dioxins. As shipping continues […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River on June 1. The agency is now extending the public comment period on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which was originally set to end […]

  • 27 October 2011

    The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to present a plan to the public on how to address concerns surrounding Twelve Mile River in … (wyff4) [mappress] Source: wyff4, October 27, 2011

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Community Advisory Group for Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site will have its quarterly meeting at Saratoga Town Hall on October 30, 2014, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. Meetings of the CAG are open to the public as a means to raise concerns with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the Superfund process. The draft agenda includes […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Recognizing that Appleton Papers Inc. (API) did not assume liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability (CERCLA) Act when it purchased Appleton Papers Division from NCR, Federal Judge William Griesbach yesterday granted API’s Motion for Reconsideration, ruling that API is therefore not a potentially responsible party for PCB contamination of the Lower Fox […]