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  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that next week the Hudson River dredging will conclude for the year. Dredging is expected to continue in spring 2015. To date, about 2.5 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been removed. In 2014 approximately 575,000 cubic yards of PCB-contaminated sediment were dredged from […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Kishon River restoration project that was suspended in late June is once again underway, as a result of pressure from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP). The cleanup project began again on July 13, after the Water Authority finally approved the discharge of treated water back into the river. The ministry had frozen the […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Falkirk Council has announced a plan for the River Carron dredging program. These works will involve dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge and will consist of: – Site establishment; – The removal and disposal of Japanese knotweed from the riverbed (approx. 35m3); – The removal of […]

  • 18 August 2011

    Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation toured the Willamette River by tugboat Wednesday, getting a first person view of cleanup… By Janie Har (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, August 18, 2011

  • 13 October 2011

    Nine river mouths and harbors contaminated with industrial toxins will be targeted for accelerated cleanups under an Obama administration… By John Flesher (detnews) [mappress] Source: detnews, October 13, 2011;

  • 18 July 2011

    The cleanup of the Fox River may be stopping, but it’s not over yet. There’s a long way to go until the project of dredging PCB-laden … (postcrescent) [mappress] Source: postcrescent, July 18, 2011;

  • 22 June 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a meeting on June 28 to update the public and take comments on a proposed cleanup plan for the Burnham Canal Superfund site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the United Community Center, 1028 S. Ninth St., Milwaukee. EPA has proposed a $2.3 million […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Cleanup work on a three-mile stretch of the Tittabawassee River along the Dow Chemical Co. plant in Midland is scheduled to …   By Lindsay Knake (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, December 14, 2011;

  • 9 June 2011

    A proposed $2.2 million cleanup of the west end of the Burnham Canal, off the Menomonee River in Milwaukee, will be discussed at… By Don Behm (jsonline) [mappress] Source: jsonline, June 9, 2011    

  • 18 June 2013

    After the heavy rains and high water stopped the upper Hudson River dredging program last week, this capital cleanup project resumed on Monday, according to newstimes.com. The dredging work on the multi-year Superfund project continued on two areas north of Albany, announced General Electric Co. The historic dredging project targets approximately 2.65 million cubic yards […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Avon cleanup program in Bath is currently underway. The Environment Agency is removing abandoned cars and up to 150 shopping trolleys from the riverbed in the center of the city. The abandoned vehicles and other objects were identified by the Environment Agency during a recent survey of the city’s flood defenses. They have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2011

    Dredging crews are ready, waiting for river flows to recede before resuming a PCB cleanup project that might cost $1 billion before work is… By PAUL POST (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, May 26, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 8 March 2011

    Contaminated soil will be removed from the Hudson River and along its shore as part of a cleanup at a former manufactured gas plant…   By Khurram Saeed (lohud) [mappress] Source: lohud, March 8, 2011  

  • 31 October 2010

    One of the largest cleanups in Great Lakes history – a $47 million improvement to a 5 1/2-mile stretch of the Ottawa River west of Suder … (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, October 31, 2010;

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York. The modification calls for removal of an additional 90,000 cubic yards of sediment from an area of the river near Snug Harbor, instead of capping. “EPA continues […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed a certificate of completion for General Electric Company’s massive Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) dredging work. The EPA sent a letter to GE earlier this week, saying that the agency needs more time to complete its review. New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, released the following statement after […]

  • 14 May 2012

    According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the workers last week mobilized dredging equipment and measured water clarity on the Fox River in preparation for resuming polychlorinated biphenyl cleanup project. Actual dredging must begin no later than Thursday, by order of U.S. District Judge William Griesbach. This ruling came at the request of the U.S. Environmental […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The US Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to begin a massive cleanup of the Buffalo River today… a day which those who concern … By Dave McKinley (wgrz) [mappress] Source: wgrz, September 2, 2011;

  • 22 January 2013

    The public comment period has ended for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $243 million cleanup plan for the Grasse River Alcoa site in upstate New York, but the Mohawk Tribe is no happier with the proposal than when it was introduced in October 2012. That was two months after New York Senator Charles Schumer urged […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted by the state to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Common impairments in lakes are due to mercury and other toxic metals in fish. High temperatures, sediment and toxic metals are found in many […]

  • 9 March 2010

    General Electric Co. on Monday proposed a halting further dredging of the Hudson River if PCBs churned up by the work spread too much pollution downriver during the second phase of an ongoing cleanup… [mappress] Source:ap,March 9,2010;