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  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mill River Cleanup Project in Fairfield, CT, which has been underway since mid-October, is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back to the River.   All of the sediment dewatering and water treatment work is occurring at the newly‐constructed facility on Exide’s Post […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. With unacceptably high levels of contamination still left in river sediment, the state called on EPA to reexamine its cleanup […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has initiated its second review of the cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. The first five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site was completed in 2012 and the EPA anticipates conducting reviews every five years well into the future. After six seasons of in-river work, […]

  • 19 March 2010

    PITTSFIELD — General Electric has until July 15 to propose its so-called Rest of River cleanup plan to remove PCBs from the Housatonic River, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [mappress] Source:berkshireeagle,March 19,2010;

  • 19 April 2011

    Claiming it has already paid more than its financial share of the Fox River cleanup, Appleton Papers Inc. has lashed back at the… By Tony Walter (greenbaypressgazette) [mappress] Source: greenbaypressgazette, April 19, 2011  

  • 3 April 2014

    Jakarta Provincial Government plans an important river cleanup project, according to Beritajakarta. This ambitious plan includes measures to clean the garbage-choked rivers across Jakarta. The administration will place garbage traps at numerous locations in the city’s rivers, especially in flood prone areas to help reduce water pollution. The government plan also includes recruiting of people […]

  • 28 May 2012

     Crews are expected to begin removing diesel-contaminated sediment this week from Whitefish Lake, reports flatheadbeacon.com. Jennifer Chergo of the Environmental Protection Agency said a mechanical dredge mounted on a barge will excavate and remove about 400 cubic yards of sediment. The sediment will then be transported by boat to trucks and taken to BNSF’s nearby […]

  • 28 October 2011

    EPA has issued its Proposed Plan for the cleanup of the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. The Proposed Plan presents multiple long-term cleanup alternatives for the cleanup of sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater contamination. EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative generally includes: • Removing buried waste material from Source Area (where […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new dredging season along the Fox River in Green Bay is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Project official website. Commenting this, Scott Stein, Fox River Cleanup Project spokesman, said: “The dredging aspect of it is really to reduce the impact of PCBs on the environment and human health.” The spokesman said […]

  • 12 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Calling the first year of the massive Fox River cleanup process a surprising success, project officials said progress made in 2009 could shorten the $700 million project by an entire year… Source: Post Cresent, November 11, 2009;

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Water quality in the Ashtabula River and its tributaries has significantly improved since the water body was last tested in 2002, according to a new Ohio EPA report.  Biological communities in the Ashtabula River have improved since the dredging of contaminated sediments and installation of habitat enhancements. Samples taken in 2011 show biological communities in the […]

  • 16 October 2010

    A spokesman for one of the companies named in a new federal and state lawsuit seeking to assure that the Fox River cleanup project continues… By Tony Walter (postcrescent) [mappress] Source: postcrescent, October 16, 2010;

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Basil Seggos yesterday gave a statement on the EPA second five-year review report on Hudson River dredging. Commenting on the Hudson River PCB cleanup report Commissioner Basil Seggos said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed New York by determining that its PCB cleanup of the […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Tuesday, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation released its independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s review of the cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River. It found that dredging performed by General Electric to clean up a portion of the PCBs from the Hudson River was not protective of human health or […]

  • 17 February 2011

    Federal fish biologists have given the go ahead for one of the biggest Willamette River cleanup plans to date, endorsing barge builder … By Scott Learn (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, February 17, 2011;

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nine months after issuing its Duwamish Waterway cleanup plan, the United States Environmental Protection Agency is sending a message to a company responsible for cleaning up its portion of the waterway’s pollution: make sure the work is done right or pay the price. As they removed and transported creosote pilings and PCB-laden sediments from the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations, among them the University of Baltimore, to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The University of Baltimore will use its $59,827 EPA grant to help clean up the Patapsco River watershed. The […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    As a part of continued efforts to restore Deschutes River water quality, the Department of Ecology has released a draft water cleanup plan for this watershed and is hosting public meetings as part of a comment period over the next six weeks. The report found a number of pollution factors contributing to a decrease in […]

  • 15 July 2011

    Ambitious San Joaquin River restoration plans are seeing delays on the ground and renewed resistance on Capitol Hill…   (mercedsunstar) [mappress] Source: mercedsunstar, July 15, 2011;

  • 19 August 2011

    The public has through the end of the month to comment on proposed pollution cleanup options estimated to cost $5.75 million for six locations adjacent to… More info: ourmidland By Tony Lascari [mappress] Source: ourmidland, August 19, 2011

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement by U.S. Representative Dave Joyce, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released an independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) review of the cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Using EPA’s guidance, DEC found out that the cleanup is not protective of the public or the environment. In an effort to improve the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2009

    Zidell the longtime Portland barge builder, is pursuing one of the biggest Willamette River cleanup plans to date, a $20 million project that would address decades of contamination, improve 3,000 feet of rubble-strewn shoreline… Source:oregonlive,December 21, 2009;