Getting the PCBs out
Who: Jersey City, N.J., Municipal Utilities Authority
Tons of clean sediment removed: 4,469
Tons of PCB-contaminated sediment: 2,502
Consulting engineer: Boswell Engineering: South Hackensack, N.J.
Environmental maintenance contractor: National Water Main Cleaning Co.; Newark, N.J.
Subcontractor: Montana Construction Co.; Lodi, N.J.
Pump operation: Sunbelt Rentals Inc.; Maple Shade, N.J.
Total project cost: $5.29 million
Contaminant remediation: $1,446,564
Funding: $3,843,653 in low-interest loans through the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust