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  • 19 September 2013

    The Port of San Diego announced today it has reached a tentative agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO that moves the largest-ever cleanup of San Diego Bay one step closer to reality. “The Port of San Diego takes its stewardship of San Diego Bay very seriously,” said Port Chair Ann Moore. “The bay is not only […]

  • 9 April 2010

    A settlement with Honeywell International Inc. estimated to be worth more than $10 million will ensure that cleanup of the remaining areas of the Allied Chemical and Ironton Coke Superfund Site in Ironton, Ohio, will move forward, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on March 31… [mappress] Source:eponline,April 9,2010;

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week will begin excavating areas of perchlorate-contaminated soil on and around a residential property on Poplar Street in Barstow, CA. The residence had been occupied by the former owner of Mojave Pyrotechnics, Inc., a defunct pyrotechnics manufacturing company that operated in the 1980’s. EPA will remove approximately 1100 tons […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a series of public meetings this November to outline the next steps in Vermont’s efforts to restore water quality in Lake Champlain. The meetings will be moderated by the Lake Champlain Basin Program, and will include both afternoon and evening sessions to encourage participation by all interested […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN), an engineering, architecture, land surveying and environmental company, has just released a video about the sediment dredging operations on Goose Lake, located near Kellogg, MN. The removal of this material is aimed to improve fish habitat and boat access, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The project, which began the first week […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced that the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations approved legislation that would designate $30 million specifically for the purpose of small port dredging. As a member of the U.S. House Appropriations committee, Jaime has strongly advocated to make small port dredging a federal priority. Recently, Jaime took to the U.S. House […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $3.8 million in new pilot grants to nine recipients across the country for cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties. The pilot Multi-Purpose grants, funded by EPA’s Brownfields program, will help recipients to conduct assessments and cleanup activities, and secure funding to eliminate delays in moving from assessment […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral), as part of a subcontract with Stanford University, will collaborate on an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research designed to improve sediment fate and transport models. The project, “Improved Observation and Parameterization of Bottom Boundary Layer Turbulence and Particle Properties for Sediment Fate and Transport Modeling,” extends through […]

  • 11 April 2012

      By a 6-0 vote with Commissioner Lee Burdick absent, the Board of Port Commissioners voted to appeal being named as a primary discharger in the Cleanup and Abatement Order issued by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board in the recent Shipyard Sediment Site administrative matter R9-2012-0025. The appeal will not request a […]

  • 16 February 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) released two draft reports detailing the results of a large-scale sediment sampling effort in Port Angeles Harbor. Ecology began this study in 2008 as part of the Puget Sound Initiative, a joint effort of Gov. Gregoire and the Legislature to restore the Sound’s health by 2020. A public comment […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Contractor crews are moving into position this month and are preparing to dig out pockets of mercury contamination on Bellingham’s waterfront starting in March. The Port of Bellingham hired contractor Strider Construction of Bellingham, Wash., and is working with the Washington Department of Ecology under the laws of the Model Toxic Control Act to clean […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Completing the $38.5 million Bellingham International Airport terminal expansion and launching the in-water work for the Whatcom Waterway cleanup will be the largest capital projects for the Port of Bellingham in 2013. The Port recently released its draft 2013 Strategic Budget for community review before two public hearings and a Port Commission vote on the […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on a proposed legal agreement with the Port of Port Angeles for cleanup of the K Ply site. People can learn more about the proposal during an Oct. 22 presentation and open house. It will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Olympic Medical Center in […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Everett, WA, has been awarded a $17.75M U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant to support the creation of a new maritime facility at the former Kimberly-Clark mill site. The main goal of the project is to enhance cargo movement and commerce, and to restore and grow […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The state has given Enbridge the green light to dredge a portion of Morrow Lake in Comstock Township. The permit, approved Monday by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, gives Enbridge permission to dredge Morrow Lake, the latest step in the cleanup program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Enbridge to finish its dredging […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Monroe County-led $49.2 million project to cleanup Hurricane Irma marine debris is at 78 percent completion, with 134 of the 172 federally approved canals completed, the county said in its last week’s release.  The project has used only $14.2 million (38%) of the available $45.8 million marine debris clearing budget for unincorporated Monroe County, […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A half-acre field at Gas Works Park in Seattle will close until next spring for a project to add a layer of soil, upgrade irrigation and drainage, and establish a new lawn. The project is part of a larger plan being developed to clean up contaminated sediment at the bottom of Lake Union along the […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Bremerton Gasworks, a former coal gasification plant that operated in Bremerton, Washington from 1930 to 1963, will be listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s national list of highly contaminated sites. Bremerton Gasworks is located a mile and a half from downtown Bremerton, along the Port of Washington Narrows. EPA will manage the site under […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released a proposed cleanup plan for a portion of the Raymark Industries, Inc. Superfund Site (Raymark). The 30-day formal public comment period on the Raymark Proposed Plan started on June 30, 2016 and will end on July 29, 2016. This proposed plan is part of […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has allotted funds in livelihood projects for 877 financially disadvantaged residents of 61 barangays (villages) in the 3rd District of Negros Occidental. The project, implemented under TUPAD or “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced Worker,” is being facilitated by the Office of Third District Rep. Alfredo Benitez. Labor Assistant […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three of Shorflo’s 6” Super diesel pumps have enabled specialist contractor Ebsford Environmental clean-up over 2km of the Cromford Canal near Matlock for Derbyshire County Council. The task required Ebsford Environmental to dredge the canal clear of accumulated silt to allow the use of horse-drawn passenger boats to give tours of the historic waterway, set […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Work to skim fuel from the surface of Lake Michigan has begun more than 300 feet offshore near the site of a power plant landslide, a We Ene… BY KRISTEN ZAMBO (journaltimes) [mappress] Source: journaltimes, November 4, 2011  

  • 23 April 2012

    As syracuse.com reports, the dredger Marlin has arrived on the shores of Onondaga Lake and will soon be taking huge gulps of the lake’s heavily polluted bottom. This arrival marks the beginning of the final and biggest phase of the massive Onondaga Lake cleanup project by Honeywell International Inc. For the next four years, three […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Washington Department of Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant issued the following statement on a state Supreme Court ruling upholding a voter-approved funding source for environmental protection and cleanups in Washington state. Sturdevant said: “We are pleased that the Supreme Court has upheld a law that Washington voters passed more than two decades ago to make sure […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking comments through April 18 on a proposed agreed order for cleaning up the Western Port Angeles Harbor site. Toxics Cleanup Program regional section manager Rebecca Lawson said: “Entering into this agreed order will be a critical step toward cleaning up Port Angeles Harbor, and supports the broader […]