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  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to look over and comment on on-going cleanup plans for the Lower green Bay and Fox River areas. A new Remedial Action Plan Update for the Lower Green Bay and Fox River Area of Concern is now available for public review. The update lists specific actions that will be important for […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The state has begun to clear a Fox River log jam — a massive debris pile growing to be a potential danger to the historic Illinois and… By Steve Stout (mywebtimes) [mappress] Source: mywebtimes, September 22, 2011

  • 8 February 2011

    Holding General Electric accountable for 40 years of pollution by requiring the company to clean up the Housatonic River is a critical … By Rick Sullivan, Mary Griffin and Ken Kimmell (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, February 8, 2011;

  • 25 May 2012

    The Christie Administration has won another round in the state’s legal fight to hold those responsible for intentionally polluting the lower Passaic River with pesticides, including an extremely toxic form of dioxin, liable for cleanup, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi, presiding in Essex County, held […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two recently completed studies on the “Lowlands” of the Everett Smelter cleanup site in north Everett will enable the Washington Department of Ecology to prepare a cleanup plan for areas along or near the Snohomish River. Ecology seeks public comments on two reports summarizing these studies through November 3 and invites anyone interested to a […]

  • 3 October 2011

    Ten years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listed the lower five miles of Seattle’s only river as a Superfund site, cleanup… BY PHUONG LE AP (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 3, 2011;

  • 22 June 2012

    Local, state and federal agencies responding to the Enbridge oil spill announced today that an additional 34 miles of the Kalamazoo River and the entire 2 miles of Morrow Lake are now open for recreational use. Part of the area referred to as the Morrow Lake Delta is still closed. The closed portion will be […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has reached agreement with 70 companies considered potentially responsible for contamination of the lower Passaic River to remove approximately 16,000 cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from a half-mile long area of the Passaic River in Lyndhurst, New Jersey at their expense. High levels of contaminants, including […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, more than one million pounds of material will be removed from the Ohio River. That goal will be accomplished by Chad Pregracke and Living Lands & Waters, with the help of their new John Deere 210G LC Excavator. John Deere is a longtime supporter of Living Lands & Waters. This year, […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fox River dredging operations for the 2014 season resumed last week. Work to remove shipwreck debris behind 1611 State St. in Green Bay, WI, is expected to be underway soon, and capping and covering operations will start in May. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comments on two reports. One describes the extent of soil and groundwater contamination at the Holcim Inc. property along the Spokane River in Spokane Valley. The second evaluates cleanup options for the site. Ecology will host a public meeting at Thursday, Feb. 13, at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $5.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced on September 13. The funding for the cleanup effort is part of the Great Lakes […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site in Putnam and Kanawha counties. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the confluence of the Kanawha and Coal […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.5 million agreement to design a project that will remediate contaminated sediment and create a substantial new habitat at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, a waterfront park being developed in Detroit. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday notified Enbridge that more work is needed in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s pipeline spill in July 2010. EPA is proposing further action upstream of Ceresco Dam, upstream of the Battle Creek Dam (Mill Ponds area), and in the delta upstream of Morrow Lake. […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 23 November 2011

      There have been concerns that the Fox River Cleanup project might be delayed until a federal court figures out who will cover the costs for the remaining dredging. The legal struggle has been taken by NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc., the companies that formed a limited partnership and paid for the first three […]

  • 29 September 2011

    The cleanup of the Whitefish River is behind schedule and could cause work to spill into 2013. “We haven’t gotten as far as we anticipated,”…   By HEIDI DESCH (flatheadnewsgroup) [mappress] Source: flatheadnewsgroup, September 29, 2011;

  • 28 July 2011

    A two-day review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed cleanup of the Housatonic River got under way Wednesday — the … By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, July 28, 2011;

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to hold another public meeting that will discuss the EPA’s second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. The meeting is set for August 9th and will take place at John Jay College in Midtown Manhattan. This is the third public meeting to present […]