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  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand Government will contribute $4.2 million to meet half the costs of the remedial works required to clean-up the Calwell Slipway site at Port Nelson, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. “The Nelson Haven is at risk from the years of historic contamination from copper and tributyltin used in the boat-building industry […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has presented the 2014 Annual Safety Award to Onondaga Lake Remediation Project (Honeywell, de Maximis, Parsons, Sevenson, Infrastructure Alternatives, O’Brien & Gere, and Anchor QEA). The Onondaga Lake Capping, Dredging, and Habitat Restoration project consists of several remedial activities occurring simultaneously, and involves seven project team member companies. Despite the […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] September […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Removal of debris Hurricane Sandy dumped in Barnegat Bay is expected to get under way early this week. Gov. Chris Christie says nearly 1,400 boats either sank or were abandoned in New Jersey waterways during the storm. In Mantoloking, 58 homes and eight cars were washed into the bay. After all the material is removed […]

  • 23 January 2012

    DEC, the environmental branch of the Antwerp Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME) group, has just signed a contract to clean up the Valdemarsviken, Sweden’s only fjord and popular leisure area in the south-east of Sweden. A 30 million Euro contract was awarded to DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC) and involves removing and storing sediments contaminated […]

  • 5 January 2012

    It has been 15 years since the town of Stockbridge and the Stockbridge Bowl Association began planning the massive project in the iconic …   By Lucas Willard (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, January 5, 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;

  • 22 March 2011

    Floating garbage and oil slicks run the 2-mile length of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. By NATHANIAL GRONEWOLD (nytimes) [mappress] Source: nytimes, March 22, 2011  

  • 10 February 2011

    People who drove down near the Hernando Beach dredge site Wednesday saw something they haven’t seen for awhile — work being done on the … By MICHAEL D. BATES (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, February 10, 2011;

  • 23 August 2010

    Colorado Springs has offered Pueblo County $2.2 million in lieu of dredging Fountain Creek. Under its 1041 agreement with Pueblo County … By Chris Woodka (chieftain) [mappress] Source: chieftain, August 23, 2010;

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Local environmental advocacy group Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month and the next meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Fairhaven, MA. Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. advocates for the safe cleanup of New Bedford Harbor and other contaminated sites in the […]

  • 1 May 2012

    According to The Taos News, Chevron Mining and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have agreed on several actions to begin addressing contamination in and and tailing facility. According to information from the EPA, those actions include: • Removal and off-site treatment and disposal of PCB-contaminated soil from the Mill Area. • Piping of unused […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up soil contaminated with trichloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey. The contaminated soil is polluting ground water underlying the site. The ground water is not currently being used as a source of drinking […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes recently announced major steps in the effort to improve two Michigan rivers on the national Areas of Concern list. Michigan has 14 Areas of Concern – Great Lakes coastal waterways where historic pollution has significantly degraded the ecosystem. Each site is defined by specific Beneficial Use Impairments, conditions […]

  • 14 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE has submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a proposal for a full season of dredging in the Upper Hudson River in 2011, setting the stage for more clean-up progress as EPA and GE gather the additional information necessary to make final decisions about the second phase of the project. “GE proposes to […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a report provided to conservation groups pursuant to their settlement agreement with Santee Cooper, the utility reported that during 2014 it removed 164,000 tons of coal ash from its unlined lagoons at its Grainger facility on the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina.  At its rate of coal ash removal during the last six […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, yesterday confirmed the Government of Canada’s funding to clean up contaminated sediment at Randle Reef in Hamilton Harbour. Environment Canada will lead the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation Project in partnership with the Province of Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U. S. Steel […]

  • 24 February 2011

    The Billington Sea Association will be on its own at the Plymouth Town Meeting, after the Board of Selectman voted not to recommend the … By Frank Mand (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, February 24, 2011;

  • 27 June 2010

    In the Onepoto arm of the harbour waka ama (outrigger) paddlers have complained of cuts and grazes getting infected after launching near the… [mappress] Source: Dominion Post, June 27, 2010;

  • 7 June 2012

    EPA is set to begin the ninth season of dredging at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site. Mobilization for the dredging began the week of May 28, and dredging is set to begin towards the end of June. Through September 2012, EPA will again be hydraulically dredging areas at the bottom of the harbor that […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE has responded to New York State’s call for more dredging in order to remove sediments contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River. “GE successfully completed the massive dredging project in 2015, having invested $1.7 billion, having removed all of the PCBs that EPA targeted for removal, and having met all of its commitments […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The long-awaited cleanup and restoration of Menekaunee Harbor just got a big boost with news of a $5 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, officials said. The City of Marinette and the Department of Natural Resources are partners in the efforts to restore this historic harbor, once home to commercial fishing fleets. Much […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has unveiled a plan for the Burns Harbor dredging scheme. The harbor is divided into two areas: East and West Arms (EWA) and Outer Harbor-Approach Channel (OH-AC). The dredged material from EWA will be disposed at the Deep Water disposal site and material from OH-AC will be […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Crews completed most of the work of getting vessels and equipment into Whitefish Lake and now the removing contaminated sediments will begin, according to BNSF and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are teaming up to remove 450 cubic yards of contaminated sediments. The soil will be hoisted into large barges and pushed by tug […]