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  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors David Jay and Stefan Talke embark on a multi-year study to investigate the transport of contaminants in one of the most polluted Superfund sites in the United States. The goal of the study is to identify the most effective and practical remediation strategy tailored […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Reevaluation Report/Environmental Assessment (HSGRR/EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Passaic Tidal Protection Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. This Draft Integrated HSGRR/EA has been prepared to document the formulation and evaluation […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On April 11, 2014, at Newark Riverfront Park’s Orange Boardwalk, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its long-awaited cleanup plan for the lower eight miles of the Passaic River. The proposal includes bank-to-bank dredging of the river and the removal of 4.3 million cubic yards of contaminated sediment. As per Superfund law, the clean-up will […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has reached agreement with 70 companies considered potentially responsible for contamination of the lower Passaic River to remove approximately 16,000 cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from a half-mile long area of the Passaic River in Lyndhurst, New Jersey at their expense. High levels of contaminants, including […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As New Jersey continues to rebuild following Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) a $2,332,456 federal grant to assist in recovering from the historic storm. The federal grant, part of FEMA Category B Emergency Protective Measures, will […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Engineers in four Passaic River Basin communities are developing a plan to clear rivers of fallen trees and debris choking the flow of water…   BY MATTHEW MCGRATH (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, November 28, 2011;

  • 3 November 2011

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined EPA and Army Corps of Engineers officials to launch cleanup operations on the Passaic…   (paramuspost) [mappress] Source: paramuspost, November 3, 2011;

  • 27 April 2012

      U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced Committee approval of $119 million in funding for New Jersey projects in the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $68 million to complete the channel deepening project that will allow bigger […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, announced yesterday the release of the Joseph G. Minish Passaic River Waterfront Park and Historic Area, Phase I- Draft Hurricane Sandy Limited Reevaluation Report and Draft Environmental Assessment and the opening of the public comment period on those documents. The public review and comment period started yesterday and will end […]

  • 9 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Engineers are about halfway through designing a complex dredging operation to scoop 40,000 cubic yards of sediment containing cancer-causing dioxin from the bottom of the Passaic River. The $45 million project is scheduled to begin in December and last nine months under the supervision… [mappress] Source: North Jersey, February 8, 2010;

  • 30 April 2012

    The US Environmental Protection Agency, which has determined the Passaic River to be a Superfund site, has been advised by the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), an advisory board established by the EPA, that the Cement-Lock process is suitable as a way to begin cleaning up the Lower Passaic River and […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-8) joined officials from the Environmental Protection Agency to announce cleanup efforts at the former E.C. Electroplating Inc. facility, a contaminated Superfund site in Garfield, NJ. The planned demolition of the facility is the latest step to clean up […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental cleanup experts gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology last week for an all-day public forum on a $1.7 billion proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from an eight-mile stretch of the lower Passaic River. The EPA has called the plan, which proposes removing 4.3 million cubic yards […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers has signed a Chief’s Report for the Peckman River Basin Flood Risk Management Study — a key milestone for the proposed project, according to the Army Corps. “This is a momentous day for residents long impacted by flash floods from the Peckman River. This project will reduce […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Working to prevent the flooding that has repeatedly caused so much costly damage to communities in the Passaic River Basin, Senator Paul Sarlo had legislation that would allocate $3 million to flood control work approved by a Senate committee and he introduced a separate bill to expand the role of the Meadowlands Commission to include […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Working to prevent the flooding that has repeatedly caused so much costly damage to communities in the Passaic River Basin, legislation that would allocate $3 million for flood control work was approved by the Senate on Thursday and sent to the governor. Sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo, the bill, S-1781/A-2675, would re-appropriate $3 million from […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved a contribution of $1.3 million to Essex County for the development of the Riverbank Park Extension in Newark. The site includes more than 12 acres of public open space and waterfront access along the banks of the Passaic River. Today’s authorization completes the purchase of the waterfront […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Alaimo Engineering has been awarded a $260,000 contract to begin design and engineering work for the renovations at the Garret Mountain Reservation. Last June, the county was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the New Jersey State Green Acres Program to install new ADA-compliant restroom facilities, pavilions, improvements […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has voted to authorize the advertisement of bids for dredging and aeration work on Barbour’s Pond in Garret Mountain Reservation. Dredging Barbour’s Pond is part of a plan to allow canoes and paddle boats to once again cross the 14-acre body of water for recreation and fishing. “We […]

  • 24 February 2011

    An advisory group set up by Governor Chris Christie has released a comprehensive action plan that could help alleviate massive flooding … BY MICHAEL LAMENDOLA (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, February 24, 2011;

  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]

  • 9 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) recently announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive more than $24 million for beach replenishment, flood mitigation, environmental restoration, and waterway navigation projects in New Jersey. “Last year, Hurricane Irene and other storms wreaked havoc on our state,” said Senator Lautenberg, a member […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters has announced FY19 Work Plan budget allocations, with New York District receiving approximately $74,273,500 million for its projects and studies. “The Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works budget reflects the administration’s priorities to support and improve the nation’s economy and infrastructure,” reported the Corps. The Work Plan released by […]

  • 28 April 2011

    More than 200 residents fed up with flooding packed the Civic Center on April 19 to hear state, local and federal officials talk about… More info: northjersey BY MATTHEW KADOSH [mappress] Source: northjersey, April 29, 2011    

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced three public information meetings (April 6, 19 and 25) to discuss the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Hudson Raritan Estuary Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The meetings will be held in partnership with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, […]