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EPA Releases $243 Million Grasse River Cleanup Plan

After years of study, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York, downstream of where Alcoa Inc. has operated an aluminum smelting and manufacturing plant since 1903. The Grasse River flows northeast and empties into the St. Lawrence Seaway.

November-December 2012

ASL Marine Group Acquires VOSTA LMG

November-December 2012

In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Cao Martn Pea On Verge of Restoration

The Martin Pea is an estuarial channel that connects San Juan Bay home to Puerto Ricos most important port, and San Jose Lagoon a delicate ecosystem right in the middle of urban San Juan. For a century, the channel has been a dumping ground for trash and sewage, and it has shrunk to little more than a trickle. Community leaders are preparing to restore it to its original dimensions - a task that will involve moving thousands of people who have made their home on the infill.

September-October 2012

Yellow Bar Hassock Restoration a Beneficial Use Project

The New York District, Corps of Engineers has completed restoration of Yellow Bar Hassock,part of a marsh island complex within the 26-square mile Jamaica Bay Park and Wildlife Refuge that was the countrys first national urban park and one of the Gateway National Recreation Areas.

July-August 2012
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