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  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Soldiers Point Marina operator will pay $220.000 in fines and cleanup costs after the NSW Environment Protection Authority took action for illegal dredging which disturbed toxic sediment, EPA said in its latest release. EPA Regional Director North, Adam Gilligan, said that the timeliness of a tip off to the EPA’s Environment Line by a […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to withdraw its July 2014 Clean Water Act Proposed Determination that would, if finalized, have imposed restrictions on the discharge of dredged or fill material associated with the potential “Pebble Mine” in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed. EPA is seeking public comment on whether to withdraw the Proposed Determination. […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One year after U.S. EPA’s Superfund Task Force identified the Kalamazoo River Superfund site in Otsego, Mich., as a site of emphasis, EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp joined state officials and community members to tour the site and view progress. “Last year, EPA focused on finding ways to accelerate and streamline the Kalamazoo River […]

  • 5 July 2016

    Florida’s Port Everglades and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have inked a partnership agreement to study air emissions in a seaport scenario to inform sustainable development.  As parts of EPA’s Ports Initiative, the agency is to work with the port to coordinate research and modeling encompassing all port-related operations, technologies and growth scenarios. In addition, […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    EPA’s ambitious schedule of presentations, information sessions and webinars on the Portland Harbor Cleanup Plan has been expanded to include more venues across the city. Portlanders – and everyone interested in the health and welfare of the Lower Willamette River – now have even more opportunities to learn about the project. In early April, EPA will […]

  • 20 November 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard together with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon take action to ensure compliance with the forthcoming 0.1 percent fuel sulphur limits in the North American and U.S. Caribbean Sea Emission Control Areas (ECA). The Coast Guard will continue to check Bunker Delivery Notes and other records during Port State and […]

  • 2 March 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the State of Oklahoma $437,820 to protect, manage and restore their wetlands. The project will include development of a Wetlands Program Plan and a classification system of wetland habitats. EPA’s Wetlands Program aims to increase the quantity and quality of wetlands in the United States by […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to deny General Electric’s request to certify that the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the upper Hudson River is complete. “The Hudson River is a national historic treasure and we cannot let […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest announcement that this week marks the one-year anniversary of their Superfund Task Force Report. The Superfund Task Force was commissioned to provide recommendations on how EPA could streamline and improve the Superfund program. “EPA has made significant progress in carrying out the report’s recommendations. The […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The U.S. Court of Appeals’ 2nd Circuit has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rewrite rules governing the discharge of ballast water by ships, ruling in favor of four environmentalist groups who sued the agency over concerns that the current rules are ineffective and do not protect U.S. waters. Northwest Environmental Advocates, the Center for Biological Diversity, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA is extending the comment period on its Draft Modification to General Electric’s Reissued RCRA Permit (also referred to as the Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River Rest of River). In response to several requests for extension, public comments on the Draft Permit will be accepted through Oct. 27, 2014. EPA will also hold […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting in Poughkeepsie, NY, next week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the first of two meetings that are being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has released a study by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation showing General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. New York State is demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not issue a Certificate of Completion to […]

  • 21 April 2010

    WASHINGTON – In response to requests from the public, EPA today decided to provide the public with additional time to submit comments on an addendum being prepared by EPA with respect to the Agency’s Phase 1 Evaluation Report. EPA’s and General Electric Company’s (GE) respective Phase 1… [mappress] Source:empirestatenews,April 21,2010;

  • 6 October 2015

    The U.S. Court of Appeals’ 2nd Circuit has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rewrite rules governing the discharge of ballast water by ships, ruling in favor of four environmentalist groups who sued the agency over concerns that the current rules are ineffective and do not protect U.S. waters. Northwest Environmental Advocates, the Center for Biological Diversity, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an agreement in principle with the city of Portland and state of Oregon to help fund detailed cleanup plans for the 10-mile Portland Harbor Superfund. “This agreement with the city of Portland and the state of Oregon represents another important milestone in our progress toward cleaning up […]

  • 28 June 2012

    EPA has completed a five-year review of the Hudson River dredging remedy. This was the second major review of this project in two years — and the second time EPA has reaffirmed the scope of the project. EPA’s review concludes that the dredging project “will be protective of human health and the environment upon completion” […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Jan. 10, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland. The information session and public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie West Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 1900 Fulton Road. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and commends the agency for addressing the importance of reducing combined sewage overflows (CSOs) in addition to dredging the sediment at the bottom of the canal for proper remediation of the waterway. “We’re pleased with the direction the EPA has taken,” […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a new enforcement initiative, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), has boarded vessels to collect bunker samples to determine whether the vessels’ fuel sources meet the 1.0% fuel oil sulphur limit applicable within the North American Emissions Control Area (ECA), UK P&I Club said. […]