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  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday proposed to add the Troy Chemical Corp. site in Newark, New Jersey to its Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Past industrial activity at and in the vicinity of the site, including the manufacture of chemicals, has contaminated Pierson’s Creek, which flows into Newark Bay. Sediment […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Interim Action Record of Decision (IROD) that specifies the interim remedy for Operable Unit 1: Outfall Ditch at the Terry Creek Dredge Spoil Areas/Hercules Outfall Site. The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division concurred with the interim remedy decision, EPA said. The major components of the […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to restore Superfund cleanup at the center of the U.S. EPA’s core mission, Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more, EPA said.  The revision to EPA’s delegation of authority will ensure decision making comes straight from […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck yesterday to tour four Superfund Sites in the sixth congressional district and highlight the success of the program. While at Imperial Oil in Morganville, Pallone and Enck announced the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup at the site. They […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One year after U.S. EPA’s Superfund Task Force identified the Kalamazoo River Superfund site in Otsego, Mich., as a site of emphasis, EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp joined state officials and community members to tour the site and view progress. “Last year, EPA focused on finding ways to accelerate and streamline the Kalamazoo River […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added three contaminated sites in Indiana to the Superfund National Priorities List: Beck’s Lake, a former automotive and hazardous waste dump in South Bend; the Garden City Ground Water Plume in Garden City; and the Keystone Corridor Ground Water Contamination site in Indianapolis. Superfund is the federal program used […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, yesterday wrapped up his visit to the Badger State making a series of announcements related to the Superfund program, aimed to cleanup highly polluted sites across the country. At the Fox River Superfund Site in Green Bay, Administrator Wheeler announced the completion of more than two decades […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that the next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be held Thursday, July 21st 2016, at the Saratoga Town Hall. The main aim of these meetings is to discuss the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. The […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney visited three Superfund sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties to review and assess progress on the cleanup of contamination at these hazardous waste sites. Their first stop was the Shenandoah Road Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in East Fishkill, New […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA has announced that they will review site clean ups and remedies at 27 Superfund Sites across New England this year by doing routine Five-Year Reviews at each site. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the “National Priorities List” […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s New England District has once again collaborated with the Schools to Careers Partnership to sponsor a daylong event as part of the Program’s three-day Bioengineering Symposium. “This is the second year the District has done a full site tour – last year we toured Muddy River – but this is the fourth year […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an agreement in principle with the city of Portland and state of Oregon to help fund detailed cleanup plans for the 10-mile Portland Harbor Superfund. “This agreement with the city of Portland and the state of Oregon represents another important milestone in our progress toward cleaning up […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Portland Harbor Public Forum and Open House, which will share information and answer questions about current and upcoming cleanup activities at the Portland Harbor Superfund site, is set to take place tomorrow, September 12, 2018, at the Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center. The forum is being organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with support […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) stood before the shuttered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Laboratory in Edison, New Jersey, calling for an end to the reckless Republican government shutdown that has left all 100 employees of the lab furloughed. The government shutdown has halted or slowed work on a variety of activities critical to […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest announcement that this week marks the one-year anniversary of their Superfund Task Force Report. The Superfund Task Force was commissioned to provide recommendations on how EPA could streamline and improve the Superfund program. “EPA has made significant progress in carrying out the report’s recommendations. The […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, stood with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site to announce that EPA has finalized its plan to clean up the site containing dangerously high […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA said in their latest announcement that the Community Information Session – Updates for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site will take place on January 10, 2018. During the meeting, EPA will present an overall update on the Portland Harbor Superfund Site that will include an overview of the final site-wide baseline sampling plan […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site in Putnam and Kanawha counties. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the confluence of the Kanawha and Coal […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Residents of north Tacoma and Ruston can now do a simple online search to find out if their yards were part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund cleanup of Asarco smelter contaminated yards. Over the past year, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) worked with EPA to build the Areawide Remediation Environmental Information […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has completed its review of site cleanups at 22 Superfund Sites and 3 Federal Facilities across New England by conducting Five-Year Reviews of each site, as required under the Superfund statute. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has completed its third Five-Year Review Report on the remedy implemented at the Gallup’s Quarry Superfund Site, located in Plainfield, Conn. EPA’s review concluded that while the remedy at Gallup’s Quarry is protective for pathways of exposure to contaminants, changes in Federal and State cleanup standards require the Long Term Monitoring Plan to be […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States has entered into a Settlement Agreement with a successor trust to Chapter 11 debtor MOTORS LIQUIDATION COMPANY, formerly known as General Motors Corporation, to settle Old GM’s environmental liabilities to the Environmental Protection Agency arising from […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Bremerton Gasworks, a former coal gasification plant that operated in Bremerton, Washington from 1930 to 1963, will be listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s national list of highly contaminated sites. Bremerton Gasworks is located a mile and a half from downtown Bremerton, along the Port of Washington Narrows. EPA will manage the site under […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Environmental Protection Agency community advisory group (CAG) will host a meeting to discuss the cleanup of a Superfund sites along the Kalamazoo River. The EPA formed this Kalamazoo River CAG to act as a public forum for anyone interested in learning about the site cleanup, talk about community needs and concerns, and develop recommendations […]