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  • 9 June 2011

    It looks like tar, smells like tar, and pretty much is tar. And Tuesday, workers were removing tons of it, scoop by scoop, from the… By Scott Harper (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, June 9, 2011;    

  • 1 August 2011

    Public Service of New Hampshire, or PSNH, has announced that the final phase of the cleanup of coal tar remnants from a gas facility in… (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, August 1, 2011

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SANY America has named Tar Heel Machinery its excavator dealer in North Carolina. “Tar Heel Machinery has built its business reputation on trust and long-term relationships,” said Eric Teague, vice president of earthmoving for SANY America. “We find them a good match for our vision to provide the best excavators and service to our customers.” […]

  • 18 March 2014

    O&R begins ramping up this week on the final phase of its project to clean up the coal tar residue at the former manufactured gas plant (MGP) site at 55 Gedney Street in the village of Nyack. O&R already has successfully cleaned up the upland part of that lot. In 2005 through 2006, O&R excavated […]

  • 19 October 2011

    It is not news that the Gowanus Canal is filthy, for it’s been filled with coal tar, raw sewage and heavy metals for a century, but it is ne… By Will Yakowicz (patch) [mappress] Source: patch, October 19, 2011;

  • 21 August 2012

    In settlement papers filed in federal district court, three companies have agreed to pay about $29.8 million in cleanup costs for a Superfund site in Fairmont, Marion County, W. Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday. The three companies, Exxon Mobil Corp., Vertellus Specialties Inc., and CBS Corp, will perform cleanup work and […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Liquid tar with the viscosity of motor oil is only one of a host of chemicals that contaminate the Gowanus Canal…   By Zachary Stieber (theepochtimes) [mappress] Source: theepochtimes, January 27, 2012;

  • 1 November 2011

    Thousands of tons of coal tar are being removed from the Ohio River near the Koppers Plant in Brooke County…  (wtrf) [mappress] Source: wtrf, November 1, 2011;

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two weeks after Hurricane Isaac’s U.S. landfall, BP’s Gulf Coast Restoration Organization provided an update yesterday of the storm’s impact on Deepwater Horizon clean up operations and how the company proposes dealing with the limited amounts of residual Macondo oil Isaac uncovered. “It was not unexpected to find Macondo oil in areas where we were […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $100 million agreement with National Grid for cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The milestone settlement will support cleanup work near the head of the Gowanus Canal, including the cleanup and restoration of Thomas Greene Park, as well as the Douglass […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The House Committee on Appropriations yesterday, May 16, marked up the FY19 Energy and Water Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. authored, and the committee passed, an amendment to prioritize funding for dredging projects in shallow channels, particularly in channels where shoaling can create hazardous barriers to maritime travel. He issued the following statement applauding […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA yesterday released its final plan for the cleanup of Quendall Terminals in Renton, a former creosote manufacturing plant and oil storage facility along Lake Washington, where for decades creosote, coal tar, and other hazardous chemicals accumulated on the land, in groundwater, and in lake sediments. EPA divided the site into two “operable […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public information meeting on March 28 to discuss the Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup of contaminated sediments in the Lower Rouge River Old Channel in Detroit, Mich. EPA is partnering with Honeywell, Inc. on the cleanup. According to the EPA’s official announcement, the meeting will feature a presentation […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will next week hold a “drop-in” sessions in Edgewater, N.J. to get the latest information on the start of the first phase of cleanup work at the Quanta Resources Superfund site. The public meeting takes place from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez applauded the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving an important step forward in cleaning up the Quanta Resources Superfund site in Edgewater, N.J. A consent decree filed in federal court reflects an agreement with the Honeywell International Inc. and 23 other parties and requires […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In addition to lightly contaminated soil, GRC Zolder NV now can treat physico-chemical soil, thanks to a new environmental permit issued by the provincial council of the Province of Limburg, announced deme.be. GRC (Grond Recyclage Centrum) Zolder already had a licence for the temporary storage and biological treatment of excavated soil and other non-hazardous waste such […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, the partners involved in the Randle Reef sediment remediation project celebrated an important step forward with the awarding of three major contracts. These awards will allow the project to advance within the budget envelope, without compromising its environmental goals. The Stage One Construction contract was awarded to McNally Construction Inc. The first stage […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The EPA recently released its proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and will hold public meetings on January 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Public School 58 (the Carroll School), 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn and on January 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Joseph Miccio Community Center, 110 West 9th […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water. The final plan, announced on the banks of the canal by EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck with Congressmember Nydia Velázquez, state and local […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Environment Canada and the Hamilton Port Authority are launching a structural test project that will provide further information to help in the development of the proposed Randle Reef sediment remediation project. The test project will involve pile driving on Randle Reef in order to confirm engineering design details. The resulting information will be incorporated into […]

  • 30 September 2013

    An important milestone for the Randle Reef sediment remediation project has been reached, with the partners announcing today that all legal agreements to fund and implement the project have been completed and signed. The Governments of Canada and Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U.S. Steel Canada, the City of Burlington, and […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the first of nine environmental impairments, which caused the St. Louis River to be included on a binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern, has been lifted one year ahead of schedule. EPA Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 27, 2012, the EPA announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal, which includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ZWIJNDRECHT – Within the context of a princely mission titled “Multisectoral – Brazil”, prepared by FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) the Belgian crown prince Filip has visited today the remediation project of the contaminated site “Lixao da Alemoa” in Santos, executed by DEME subsidiary DEC. During the princely mission to Brazil, prince Filip visited the […]