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  • 23 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging members of the public to comment on its proposal to dredge approximately 68,000 cubic yards of mercury contaminated sediment from the bottom of a 26-acre area of Pompton Lake in the Borough of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey and remove 7,800 cubic yards of contaminated soil from a one-acre […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup will begin this spring and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public session to discuss that work. During the 2017 season, the EPA will oversee dredging and removal of an approximate 128,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from a 36-acre area […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released its final plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. These areas are collectively referred to as the Pompton Lake Study Area. Areas of the sediment […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In response to requests from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Citizens for a Clean Pompton Lakes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will extend the public comment period for the proposed plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey from December 18, 2014 to February 2, 2015. Under […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will revise and re-propose the plan to remove sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from the Acid Brook Delta and other parts of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. The EPA had previously finalized a plan, which was contained in a permit requiring cleanup of the Acid Brook delta […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. Areas of the sediment on the bottom of the lake have become contaminated with mercury […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hydraulic dredging of the 36-acre portion of the Pompton Lake, known as the Acid Brook Delta (ABD), has been completed, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The work was performed by the Chemours Company FC, LLC., through its contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services with EPA/NJDEP oversight. The first phase of this cleanup work started […]

  • 25 July 2011

    DuPont presented its plans for the excavation and restoration of Pompton Lake Acid Brook Delta area to the public at two community … BY TARA KOLTON (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, July 25, 2011;

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its plan to remove mercury contamination from the sediment of the Acid Brook Delta of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey to levels that meet stringent standards to protect people’s health and the environment. The plan will go into effect as a modification of a permit, which legally […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup underway, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released “Questions & Answers” document regarding the dredging/soil removal project. Lake bottom sediment was contaminated with mercury and lead from the DuPont (now Chemours) Pompton Lakes Works Site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. What work will be completed […]

  • 22 February 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is committed to a comprehensive cleanup of the DuPont Pompton Lakes Works hazardous waste site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey with full interaction with the community. Soil and sediment in areas of the former manufacturing site, the Acid Brook Delta and Pompton Lake were contaminated by mercury and lead, […]

  • 10 August 2010

    DuPont expects to remove up to 80,000 cubic yards of mercury-laced sediment and soil from Pompton Lake and its shoreline in a project that… BY JAMES M. O’NEILL (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, August 10, 2010;

  • 8 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 2 – April 8, 2018).   Ocean Isle Dredging Project Nears End Work continues in Brunswick County on the Ocean Isle Coastal Storm Risk Management project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District informs.   EUR400 Million Deal […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the initial 45-day comment period relating to the remediation of the Acid Brook Delta and the public hearing, because the community was not notified in time. The new public comment period has been extended through January 13 and the public hearing has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on […]

  • 10 January 2012

    After nearly 30 years, a crowd of just under 100 attended the first US Environmental Protection Agency​ (EPA) public hearing on the DuPont…   BY LESLIE SCOTT (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, January 10, 2012; Image: usace

  • 26 December 2011

    The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded a $350,000 grant to four towns in Morris and Passaic counties for Passaic River Basin stream and river desnagging and clearing efforts to improve the flow of water and help alleviate future flooding problems, Commissioner Bob Martin announced recently. The grant is another step in the Christie Administration’s […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Environmental officials hope to launch cleanups over the next two years that will address what remains of the complex and extensive …   By Joe Tyrrell (njspotlight) [mappress] Source: njspotlight, January 12, 2012; Image: usace

  • 12 April 2011

    The federal Environmental Protection Agency will hold two public question-and-answer sessions Tuesday about the cleanup process… BY MICHELLE LEE (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, April 12, 2011

  • 7 March 2011

    DuPont is tinkering with the restoration plans for Acid Brook Delta. BY LESLIE SCOTT More info: northjersey [mappress] Source: northjersey, March 7, 2011

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin and Colonel Paul E. Owen, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, announced the release of the first phase of a study evaluating long-term flood risk management alternatives to help Passaic River Basin communities deal with chronic flooding. The Army Corps’ Phase 1 […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Christie Administration announced that local and county governments in the Passaic River Basin may now apply for state grants to help them keep streams and rivers clear of snags, debris and shoals under a new $3 million program that will reduce flooding risks in communities throughout the Passaic River region. The Department of Environmental […]

  • 23 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has introduced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for the maintenance dredging of the Shoal Harbor and Compton Creek, located in Monmouth County, NJ. During this cleanup program, approximately 150,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned areas and placed […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $2.88 million worth Shoal Harbor and Compton Creek dredging project in Belford, New Jersey is about to begin next week, according to the congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to M.E.R.I.T. Inc., a small business located in Newark, New Jersey. The project will be completed with federal funds from the […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second phase of the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project, named ‘JCD02 – Dredging of the Reservoir and Transport of Sediment’, is set to begin in June 2019, WASCO St. Lucia Inc. said in its latest release.  The announcement was made by WASCO’s representatives, as well as the contractor for JCD02, VINCI Construction […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sakonnet Harbor Breakwater in Little Compton, Rhode Island, will be repaired under the terms of a $594,500.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Kovilic Construction Company, Inc., of Franklin Park, Ill. Construction is scheduled to start on or about Feb. 15, 2014 […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the contract for dredging Shoal Harbor and Compton Creek in Belford, New Jersey. The $2 million contract has been awarded to M.E.R.I.T. Inc., a small business located in Newark, New Jersey. The project will be completed with federal funds from the […]