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91%10/30/2014Another Successful Year of Hudson River Cleanup Draws to a Close; One More Year of Dredging Expected
90%10/01/2014EPA Announces Agreement with GE to Further Investigate Upper Hudson River Floodplain; Comprehensive Study to Cost About $20.5 Million
89%10/01/2014EPA Proposes to Remove Newburgh, NY Site from Superfund List; $45 Million Spent to Address Bankrupt Metal Processing Site on the Hudson River
0%05/05/2014Dredging of Toxics Resumes in Upper Hudson River for Fifth Season; PCB Cleanup Designed to Restore Hudson River; Created Hundreds of New Jobs
0%11/05/2013EPA Completes Fourth Season of Hudson River Dredging; Project Now about 73% Complete with GE, Not Taxpayers, Paying the Full Cost of Cleanup; $2 Billion Dredging Project Continues to Create Local Jobs
0%06/10/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties
0%05/08/2013EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
0%04/29/2013Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season
0%11/13/2012Third and Most Successful Season of Hudson River Dredging Ends Today; More Than 1.3 Million Cubic Yards of PCB-Contaminated Sediment Removed Since 2009 Dredging Start
0%05/22/2012EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressional Representative Paul Tonko Announce Progress on Cleaning Up the Hudson River and Shoreline; 500 Jobs Created By Hudson River Cleanup Project; Also Tour Superfund Site in Colonie and Guilderland
0%04/27/2012EPA Honors New York State Environmental Leaders
0%03/30/2012EPA to Conduct First Five-Year Review of Hudson River PCB Cleanup
0%02/28/2012EPA Approves New Jersey’s List of Polluted Water Bodies; Sewage Pollution Continues to be a Major Problem in New Jersey
0%06/10/2011EPA Marks the Startup of the Final Phase of Hudson River PCB Dredging; 500 Jobs Created By This Cleanup Project
0%06/06/2011Second Phase of Historic Hudson River Cleanup Underway
0%04/29/2011EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders
0%12/23/2010STATEMENT of Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on GE Hudson River Decision
0%12/17/2010EPA Announces Requirements for Next Phase of Hudson River PCB Cleanup
0%08/24/2010EPA Schedules Second Public Meeting on Edgewater, N.J. Toxic Site: Public also Given More Time to Provide Input
0%04/26/2010EPA Expands Offer to Pay Water Costs for Towns
0%03/08/2010EPA Submits Final Report on First Phase of Hudson River Dredging For Independent Scientific Review; 45-day Public Comment Period Begins Today
0%05/15/2009“An Historic Day for an Historic River”; EPA Announces Start of Hudson River Dredging
0%02/09/2009EPA Settlement Nets Over $12 Million for Cleanup of Newburgh Superfund Site
0%01/26/2009EPA and General Electric Update Hudson Dredging Agreement
0%10/08/2008EPA Begins Construction of Water Line for Upper Hudson Communities; Local Company Selected to Help Build Pipeline for Hudson Dredging Project
0%09/05/2008EPA Orders Access To Construct Alternate Water Line For Hudson Dredging Project
0%04/25/2008EPA Applauds Environmental Champions in New York
0%11/15/2007EPA Enforcement Actions in New York Lead to Environmental Improvements
0%10/10/2007EPA Funds Help Town of Fort Edward Fight Local Pollution
0%07/11/2007EPA Reaches Agreement with GE to Reduce Exposure to PCBs in Upper Hudson Floodplain
0%04/26/2007EPA Commends Environmental Achievers in New York
0%02/08/2007Ground-Breaking for Construction of Hudson River Cleanup Facility Set for the Spring; Dredging Schedule Extended
0%07/31/2006EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Consolidated Iron and Metal Site
0%05/16/2006U.S. Seeks Court Approval on Dredging Agreement with GE
0%03/22/2006Hudson Cleanup Plans Near Completion; EPA Also Releases Community Health and Safety Plan
0%10/06/2005DOJ, EPA Reach Agreement With General Electric to Conduct Hudson River Dredging; Company Will Pay Significant Portion of Past and Future Government Costs
0%06/23/2005EPA Announces Change in Dredging Schedule for Hudson River PCBs Site - Selects Energy Park for Site of Dewatering Facility
0%12/15/2004EPA Selects Final Dewatering Sites for Use in Hudson River PCBs
Cleanup; Ft. Edward & Bethlehem, New York Sites Chosen
0%07/22/2004EPA Issues Decision on General Electric's Dispute over Hudson River Areas Delineated and Targeted for Dredging
0%04/28/2004EPA Recommends Sites for Use as Dewatering Facilities in Hudson River Cleanup
0%04/20/2004EPA Finalizes Dredging Performance Standards and Approves Preliminary Design for Hudson River Cleanup
0%03/31/2004Dave King Selected as the New Head of EPA's Hudson River Field Office
0%12/19/2003EPA Proposes Quality of Life Standards to Minimize the Impacts of the Hudson River Cleanup on Local Communities
0%10/20/2003Federal and State Agencies Will Clean Up and Revitalize the Lower Passaic River
0%09/29/2003EPA Poised to Begin Long-Term Cleanup at Newburgh Superfund Site
0%09/17/2003EPA Releases List of Candidate Sites for Sediment Processing/ Transfer Facilities
0%09/02/2003EPA Finalizes Plan for Community Involvement in the Design and Cleanup of the Hudson River
0%08/14/2003EPA and General Electric Reach Agreement on Design of Hudson River Cleanup
0%06/04/2003EPA Releases List of Preliminary Candidate Sites for Sediment Processing/Transfer Facilities
0%05/28/2003EPA and General Electric Reach Draft Agreement on Next Steps in Hudson River Cleanup
0%05/14/2003EPA Proposes Performance Standards to Protect People's Health and the Environment During the Hudson River Cleanup
0%04/24/2003EPA Proposes Plan for Continued Community Involvement in the Design and Cleanup of the Hudson River
0%09/04/2002EPA Places Three Sites on the Final Superfund National Priorities List in New Jersey
0%07/23/2002EPA and General Electric Reach Agreement on Plan to Sample Hudson River Sediment; Administrative Order on Consent Signed; Negotiations to Proceed on Remainder of Project Design
0%04/30/2002EPA Region 2 Administrator Jane M. Kenny Honors Environmental Achievements in New York
0%04/09/2002EPA Chooses Fort Edward as Home for New Hudson River Field Office; Office Will Serve as Base for Upper Hudson Community Involvement Activities
0%02/01/2002EPA Signs Final Cleanup Plan for Hudson River; Makes Public Involvement a Top Priority; Agency to Hold Public Meetings in Saratoga Springs and Poughkeepsie
0%12/04/2001EPA Releases Hudson River Record of Decision
0%08/01/2001Whitman Decides to Dredge Hudson River
0%12/06/2000EPA Proposes Comprehensive Plan to Clean Up Hudson River PCBs; Proposal Based on Extensive Scientific Study of PCB Risks to People and Wildlife
0%01/11/2000Panel for Third Round of Peer Review for Hudson River PCBs Announced by EPA
0%01/04/2000EPA Reports Show PCBs From Upper Hudson River May Affect Human Health in Mid-Hudson; Threaten Fish and Wildlife in Lower Hudson for Decades
0%08/04/1999EPA Risk Assessments Confirm Exposure to PCBs in River May Increase Cancer Risk, Other Non-Cancer Health Hazards and Threaten Fish and Wildlife
0%06/22/1999EPA Releases Two New Reassessment Documents And Announces Detailed Schedule of Remaining Work for the Hudson River; PCBs Reassessment December 2000 Date Firm for Proposed Plan
0%05/18/1999EPA Baseline Modeling Report Released: Model Confirms Sediments Are Still Source of PCBs to the Hudson River and Will Be For Years
0%01/11/1999EPA Announces Experts Selected to Peer Review Computer Model Used for the Hudson River PCB Superfund Site
0%12/17/1998EPA To Continue Work on Hudson River PCBs Assessment; No Immediate Action Planned
0%03/09/1998Hudson River Reassessment Schedule Released; Proposed Plan Due By December 2000
0%02/19/1997EPA Releases Phase 2 Data Evaluation and Interpretation Report For the Hudson River PCB Reassessment