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  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently bestowed its annual “Citizen Excellence in Community Involvement Award” on a community advisory group formed to raise awareness and solicit public input into the agency’s proposed $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the Passaic River. The award, which recognizes a “significant contribution” to a Superfund cleanup, went to the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Community groups who are continuing the long task of cleaning up flood-damaged waterways are set to get a further boost thanks to a new Bligh Government funded grant program, Environment Minister Vicky Darling announced today. Ms Darling said the Community Waterway Litter Cleanup Grants – to be administered by Healthy Waterways – would provide assistance […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, at Alcoa Inc. in Massena, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fast-track the approval and completion of a Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) to clean up the Grasse River. Schumer highlighted the importance of this cleanup because Alcoa’s multi-million dollar facility upgrade plans hinge on the completion […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has now resumed on the Lower Fox River for the 2013 season. Dredging operations are currently taking place in the area near the Brown County Fairgrounds. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, is a multi-year […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step necessary to clean up the Eau Gallie River, an Indian River Lagoon tributary, began last week as crews started constructing a facility to store the muck that will be dredged later this year from the river’s bottom. “It is exciting to know that work has begun on the dredged material management area,” […]

  • 12 September 2013

    The Alliance of Rouge Communities will receive more than $250,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue work on cleaning up the Rouge River in Dearborn, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced today. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency program launched […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Contractors are ripping windows out now, preparing to demolish one of the most contaminated buildings along the Duwamish River: Boeing’s … By Craig Welch (nwsource) [mappress] Source: nwsource, December 29, 2010;

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Local residents in La Trinidad, Benguet, who compose 42 organizations have adopted the system of self-help in the revival of all tributaries of the Balili River. This was learned from Municipal Mayor Edna Tabanda who is assessing the various Balili River rehabilitation programs launched by various agencies and non-government organizations in the past years. Despite […]

  • 25 May 2011

    Congressman Tim Bishop announced he has secured federal funds through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for a number of important Suffolk County projects, including $400,000 for the ongoing Forge River Watershed Study, $172,000 for the Lake Montauk Harbor Feasibility Study, and $1.1 million for the ongoing Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Reformulation […]

  • 22 August 2011

    Federal regulators are seeking public reaction to a $5.75 million cleanup plan for six locations in the Tittabawassee River polluted by a Do… (freep) [mappress] Source: freep, August 22, 2011;

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide, has just released the June update on the Mill River cleanup project in Fairfield, Connecticut. The contractor is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the next several weeks, there will be increased activity on the Mill River in Fairfield, Connecticut in preparation for the upcoming dredging activities, according to the First Selectman Mike Tetreau. TRC Environmental Corp (the engineering firm that will be conducting the cleanup work) will begin deploying boats, barges, dredging equipment and other equipment into the […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has released the latest update on the Mill River cleanup project in Fairfield, Connecticut. TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide, 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 Mill River. All of the sediment […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    China’s central government will spend 25 billion yuan ($4.1 billion) on water projects, the Ministry of Finance said today. Part of the fund will replenish capital for 29 existing projects, with the rest to be used on 143 new projects of irrigation, diversion, water saving and cleaning up lakes and rivers. The country’s total investment […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, yesterday spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company’s response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state. “Duke Energy is committed to working with policymakers and regulators to […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has chosen the New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Administration’s preferred remedy as its proposed remediation plan for the Lower Passaic River, a plan that could kick-start a long-overdue cleanup of a contaminated eight-mile section of this vital waterway that was once an economic engine for the state and nation, […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    TRC, the firm conducting the work for Exide, and CT DEEP have just released a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. The company is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back to […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin have announced that a Superior Court judge has approved a $190 million settlement with Occidental Chemical Corp. that resolves the company’s liability for contamination of the Passaic River. Approved by Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi on Tuesday, the Occidental […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Whitefish River cleanup project is set to resume this month, according to The work will make its way down river this summer and use a new hydraulic dredge that’s expected to make work quicker. Jennifer Chergo, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said crews will use similar technology as previously, but will have […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The recent completion of a $52 million project to rid Roxana Marsh of contaminated sediment will speed the recovery of Indiana’s Grand Calumet River, marking a step forward for one of the Great Lakes’ most complex Area of Concern cleanups. Representatives from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of […]

  • 18 December 2009

    GREEN BAY, Wis. — A federal judge in Green Bay has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to make 20 companies and governmental units share in the massive costs of cleaning up the lower Fox River… Source: Associated Press, December 17, 2009

  • 31 January 2011

    Water no longer spills over the top of the Woodside I dam on the Twelve Mile River, as workers make final preparations to demolish the … By Anna Simon (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, January 31, 2011;

  • 8 November 2011

    EPA New England announces a series of informational public meetings to present EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative for the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site. The meetings are scheduled for: – Tues. Nov. 8 at 7 pm to be held at the North Providence Town Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 2000 Smith Street, North Providence, R.I. […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Two programs proposed for removing arsenic contamination from the bed of the lower Menominee River Basin were explained to local citizens at… More info: peshtigotimes [mappress] Source: peshtigotimes, May 12, 2011;

  • 18 July 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected the latest pressures from stakeholders to delay the submission of a plan for cleaning… By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, July 18, 2011;