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  • 18 July 2012

    EPA has issued a Proposed Cleanup Plan Amendment for the cleanup of dioxin at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. Dioxins are toxic chemicals that naturally exist in the environment and can be released into the environment through forest fires, backyard burning of trash, certain industrial activities, and residue from […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    An amendment to a legal agreement between the Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Port of Seattle (Port) will speed cleanup of the Lora Lake Apartments site in Burien. The amendment provides for preparation of a draft Cleanup Action Plan in 2013. This work is anticipated to allow cleanup to begin in 2014. Ecology seeks […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) would remove soil and treat groundwater contaminated from past fuel leaks at Whidbey Island’s Cornet Bay Marina under a proposed cleanup plan for the site. Ecology seeks comment on the plan, site studies, an environmental review and a public involvement plan through Aug. 26, 2013. The work would begin […]

  • 23 May 2012

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith Enck was joined by Congressional Representative Paul Tonko, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Deputy Commissioner Eugene Leff and Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia on the shore of the Hudson River to mark the third season of dredging to remove PCB-contaminated sediment from a 40-mile stretch of the […]

  • 1 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the start of construction needed to remove contaminated sediment from the lower Passaic River. This is an important milestone in the cleanup of this heavily contaminated stretch of the Passaic adjacent to the Diamond Alkali Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey. The sediment in this area of the […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Additional time was just added to the public comment period for the former Occidental Chemical cleanup site on Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway, Washington State Department of Ecology said in its latest release.  “With an additional 60 days, people now have until June 26 to review and comment on potential cleanup options proposed for the contaminated site,” the […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An amended cleanup plan for the 10.6-acre Green I Landfill site near Logan on Hunters Woods Rd. in Green Township (Hocking County) will be the focus of a Feb. 12, 2014, Ohio EPA information session and public hearing. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Ohio EPA’s Southeast District Office, Room 100, 2195 E. […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing site cleanups and remedies at the 16 Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Washington State Department of Ecology is seeking comments on proposed plans for digging up and taking away contaminated soil at the North Marina Ameron/Hulbert site near Port Gardner Bay. The public is encouraged to review and comment the plans from October 10 to November 8, 2014, on a draft consent decree. Also available for […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to deny General Electric’s request to certify that the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the upper Hudson River is complete. “The Hudson River is a national historic treasure and we cannot let […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Environmental investigation will resume this week at the I & J Waterway cleanup site in Bellingham Bay. Contractors working for the Port of Bellingham will collect sediment samples from the bay and the beach Tuesday, April 24, and Wednesday, April 25, 2012. They expect to collect samples from storm drains the following week. This round […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    After more than seven years of work that involved the safe removal of thousands of tons of impacted sediment and debris and the installation of a long-term monitoring and treatment system, crews have completed the final phase of active construction at the Ashland Lakefront Project. “The entire area looks great and has met or exceeded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The Harbor Point cleanup will soon enter a new phase – the dredging of the Utica Harbor. And to celebrate the moment – the first time in 30 years that sediment will be taken from the harbor floor – state and local officials and canal enthusiasts are holding a ceremonial re-opening of the refurbished Utica […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller has signed a formal request asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to lift restrictions on dredging in Waukegan Harbor following cleanup of historic industrial contamination of the harbor located on Lake Michigan. “Thanks to the leadership of Governor Pat Quinn, and the hard work of state, […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with input from the public, has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC), a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor. The MPCA, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural […]

  • 31 January 2014

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for directing NL Industries to conduct a $79 million cleanup at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge and Sayreville. Soil and sediment at the site were found to be contaminated with lead-containing waste that was used to construct […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on port property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac Airport in SeaTac under a proposed legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). The port plans to begin cleanup work in 2016, divided into three projects […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that the cleanup of contaminated soil and sediment will begin next week at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, New York. Past waste disposal activities contaminated soil and storm water that drained off the site and into an […]

  • 3 April 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a five-year review of the cleanup that has been conducted so far on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to New York City. The cleanup work is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has completed cleanup construction activity at the Curtis Bay Yard Superfund site in Anne Arundel County, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday. EPA provided oversight of the massive 11-year cleanup project and the U.S. Coast Guard led the cleanup effort, which included excavating thousands of tons of contaminated soil […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scenic Hudson has commended 15 members of New York State’s Congressional delegation who signed a letter urging the U.S. EPA to declare that the Superfund cleanup of Hudson River PCBs has failed to meet the project’s standards to restore public and environmental health. Specifically, the letter asks the EPA to expedite its Five Year Review […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Everett is planning to dig contaminated sediments out of Port Gardner Bay in order to further develop one of the West Coast’s busiest deep-water seaports. The work would improve the local environment, Puget Sound and navigational access to the port’s Pacific Terminal. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comments through March […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The federal Department of Justice has stated that Appleton Papers Inc. and NCR Corp. should be ordered to resume a full-scale cleanup of the lower Fox River, postcrescent.com reports. Department attorneys have asked a U.S. district judge to direct the companies to resume dredging by April 2 and to dredge more materials than they did […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the next several weeks, there will be increased activity on the Mill River in Fairfield, Connecticut in preparation for the upcoming dredging activities, according to the First Selectman Mike Tetreau. TRC Environmental Corp (the engineering firm that will be conducting the cleanup work) will begin deploying boats, barges, dredging equipment and other equipment into the […]