Posts Tagged ‘Dredging’

Leading Environmental Organizations Applaud Resumption of Hudson River PCB Dredging

For Immediate Release Contact: Rebecca Troutman 914-478-4501 x 241 POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – The three leading environmental advocacy organizations in the Hudson Valley—Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Ri… Read More

GE Hudson-PCB Dredging Update

July 24, 2009. Since the commencement of the dredging on May 15, over 57,000 cubic yards of river sediment have been removed from the Hudson River around Rogers Island in Fort Edward, NY, and in the e… Read More

Bickering and questions at dredging meeting

Riverkeeper To Watch Hudson Dredging Closely

On Friday, May 15, the long delayed clean-up of the Hudson River PCBs begin. Now Riverkeeper will keep a watchful eye on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make sure the entire clean-up… Read More

Riverkeeper Applauds Dredging of Hudson PCBs and Calls on EPA to Ensure Full Cleanup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Andrea Kott (914) 478-4501 x 239 [email protected] May 14, 2009 (Tarrytown, N.Y.) – The long delayed clean-up of the Hudson River PCBs is scheduled to begin tomor… Read More

Riverkeeper Urges Army Corps to Halt Dumping at Houghtaling Island

On April 9, Riverkeeper filed comments opposing a dredging project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which would place approximately 150,000 cubic yards of highly toxic soil on Houghtaling Island i… Read More

RvK Call for Drinking Water Protection Heard in Advance of GE Dredging

In a victory for the Community Advisory Group for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site, General Electric has agreed to reimburse the EPA for certain costs relating to ensuring a safe drinking water su… Read More

1/26/09: Press Release – Community Involvement Brings Positive Response from GE in PCB Dredging

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracy Brown, Communications Director (914) 478-4501 x 248, [email protected] Contact: Gwendolyn Chambers, Communications Producer (914) 478-4501 x 236, [email protected]Read More

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