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  • 16 April 2012

    According to, the clean-up equipment that was once a sign of progress on the Fox River is now being demobilized by Appleton Papers. After last week’s court ruling, the company is no longer responsible for funding the nine-year program designed to rid the river of toxins and pollutants. “The equipment that’s in the river […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The rank of Kebayoranbaru Sub-District cleans garbage on Jelawe River in Gandariautara which inundated the river to prevent flood…   (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, January 16, 2012;

  • 13 June 2010

    Some of the most potent pockets of poisons remaining in the River Raisin will be cleaned out this fall as part of a larger plan to scour…   [mappress] Source: monroenews, June 13, 2010;

  • 28 November 2011

    Engineers in four Passaic River Basin communities are developing a plan to clear rivers of fallen trees and debris choking the flow of water…   BY MATTHEW MCGRATH (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, November 28, 2011;

  • 12 March 2014

    Fox River dredging program was scheduled to commence later this month, but because of the ice on the river, the project will be delayed for some time, reports James Hahnenberg, EPA Remedial Project Manager, said: “How much of a delay really depends on the weather over the next few weeks.” According to EPA, this […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected NCR’s claim that it already has done more than its fair share of the Fox River cleanup. According to, the U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay in May ordered NCR to remove and clean a minimum of 660,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 April 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., April 27, at the Plainwell Comfort Inn and Conference Center, 622 Allegan St., Kalamazoo, Michigan, to update the community on cleanup activities planned for the summer at the Allied Paper, Portage Creek and Kalamazoo River Superfund site. EPA’s presentation will be followed […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing this Sources Sought Announcement to determine interest, availability and capability of 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business and Small Business concerns. Contract scope will include oversight of GE-lead remedial and removal actions at the Site including the Rest-of-River Reach (river sediment, […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes recently announced major steps in the effort to improve two Michigan rivers on the national Areas of Concern list. Michigan has 14 Areas of Concern – Great Lakes coastal waterways where historic pollution has significantly degraded the ecosystem. Each site is defined by specific Beneficial Use Impairments, conditions […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The cleanup project at the mouth of the Thames River may soon get underway. According to Lakeshore Mayor Tom Bain, these plans are moving forward nicely. ”We have bids from three contractors to go in there and remove the dead heads and the larger trees floating in the water to make it at least safe […]

  • 19 July 2011

    The Environmental Protection Agency is developing a plan to clean up the Tittabawassee River adjacent to the Dow Chemical Co.’s Midland … By Lindsay Knake (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, July 19, 2011;

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s contractor spent its first full day yesterday removing the deposit of coal ash and sediment found in the Dan River across from Abreu-Grogan Park on Memorial Drive, which is just upstream from the Schoolfield Dam. The operation took place in view of local and North Carolina media who gathered Monday to tour the […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine was opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria last week. Set in the Cumbrian hills near Keswick, the Force Crag mine water treatment scheme is now up and running. The scheme will clean up a 6 mile stretch […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The Fox River Cleanup Project exceeded dredging goals for its fourth season on the lower Fox River, reports Dredging and processing operations on the Fox River for the 2012 season started May 14 and concluded on November 12. Some details are as follows: – Estimated volume of sediment dredged – 26,273 cubic yards; – […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Community leaders, private industry, state and federal representatives joined forces yesterday to kick off the next phase of major investment into the restoration of 6.2 miles of the Buffalo River. This internationally recognized project is one of the largest river clean-ups in the country. The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released November update on the cleanup of lead impacted sediment from the Mill River. DEEP – together with the contractor TRC – is currently dredging, dewatering, treating the filtrate water and discharging treated water back to the Mill River at the facility on Exide’s property in […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The following is a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released October update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. CT DEEP, together with the contractor TRC, is currently dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process and discharging treated water back to the Mill River. […]

  • 12 June 2011

    The document governing the cleanup of the lower Sheboygan River has been signed by federal officials and is awaiting a judge’s… By Dan Benson (sheboyganpress) [mappress] Source: sheboyganpress, June 12, 2011

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the first Santee Cooper coal ash removal report released this week, Santee Cooper has removed over 42,000 tons from its unlined coal ash lagoons on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina. The removal is part of a settlement reached between Santee Cooper and citizen groups represented by the Southern […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the first of nine environmental impairments, which caused the St. Louis River to be included on a binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern, has been lifted one year ahead of schedule. EPA Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a second meeting about the pending cleanup of the Housatonic River, according to The meeting will be June 13, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School. At a May 24 session, state and federal officials gave a broad overview of a shared […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a public meeting of the Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council tonight at 6:30 at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School. EPA officials are expected to review a document released last Friday that gives a broad vision for using dredging, excavating, capping and monitored natural recovery to deal with […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE will begin the second phase of the Upper Hudson River cleanup in May 2011. The approach to dredging and disposal will be similar to what was undertaken in 2009, when 286,000 cubic yards, or 329,000 tons, of river sediment was removed. In 2011, approximately 350,000 cubic yards, or 400,000 tons, of sediment will be […]

  • 16 August 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on the Segment 1 cleanup of the Tittabawassee River.   More info: (mlive) By Lindsay Knake [mappress] Source: mlive, August 16, 2011