4. [1a] Presented results of a triaxial temperature program conducted to satisfy the monitoring requirements of the USEPA NPDES permits for PSEG (formerly PSE&G). March 1999. Wilson, Timothy P. & Jennifer L. Bonin. *ERDC, HMDC, & USACE – NYD. Hackensack Riverkeeper is a resource to assist local, state and federal agencies identify sources of pollution; and work with those agencies to ensure compliance with and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations. PCBs and dioxin can cause cancer, neurological damage, and other health impacts. One sample was collected in the Hackensack River. [1] Blue crabs were analyzed for total chromium concentrations to determine extent of contamination. [1a] A general literature search done by ERM-Southwest, Inc. The report including maps and historical data. Supplement to Environmental Assessment Report for NJ Transit’s Proposed Secaucus Transfer Station Northeast Corridor Track Modifications and Main Line Improvements. *Ichthyological Associates, Inc. Predictive Biological Information to Demonstrate the Passage and Maintenance of Representative Important Species: Demonstration Type III-Section 316 (a) of Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, PL 92-500 for Hudson and Kearny Generating Stations. HMD regional data exists inclusive of this site. 34. Our federal identification number is 22-3643193. 1979. Various other hydrology studies were conducted from 1974 to 1991. Mathematical Projection of Thermal Plumes: Hudson and Kearny Generating Station. Programs: Eco-cruises:hackensack riverkeeper takes over 3,000 people out on the river every year on our eco-cruises, our primary outreach program. *Carswell, L.D., Appraisal of Water Resources in the Hackensack River Basin, New Jersey. Hackensack River Determination of Tertiary Sewage Treatment Requirements for Waste Water Discharge. *Kraus, Mark L. Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Pre-fledging Tree Swallows, Tachycineta bicolor Bull. [2a] Survey performed for the HMD that consisted of: 1) cross-sections along the Hackensack River and its major tributaries, including Berry’s Creek, Penhorn Creek, Sack Creek, and the Cayuga Dyke; 2) identifying 30 flood control structures along the Hackensack River; and 3) locating all bridges and piers within the study area. 1 and No. Although the proposed project is in Ridgefield, extensive biological resources inventories included the entire HMD. 1988. The river provides hydrologic support to the adjoining wetland areas, preserving wetlands and their diverse flora and fauna. Water Quality in a Disordered Ecosystem: A Report on the Water Quality Monitoring Study Performed in the Hackensack Meadowlands between June and September 1971. 72. 1991. Sediments along the eastern shore of the river near the confluence with Newark Bay are known to contain chromium, which … Additionally, opportunities exist for observation, education, and scientific activities relative to the environment and the quality of the river. *Mattson, C. P. Ecological and Resource Management Plan for the Hackensack Meadowlands. [4] Survey performed for the USACE-NYD as part of an annual condition survey for various maintenance purposes (i.e. *HMDC. *PSE&G Company. 52. Hackensack Riverkeeper carries carry out its mission through a combination of formal and nonformal environmental education programs designed to raise awareness of the people of the Hackensack River Watershed. Flood Control Survey. 1985. [2] Pb (275 ± 138 mg/kg) and Cu (116 ± 63 mg/kg) concentrations in sand sediments from Hackensack Area I were similar to those found in the Passaic River and the Arthur Kill. Effects of Drought on Water Quality in the Lower Hackensack River. 2000. 53. The Hackensack River provides hydrologic support to adjacent wetland areas, preserving the wetlands and their diverse flora and fauna. [1a] Maps were prepared for all surrounding areas that could be affected by a discharge from an AGFA facility in Teterboro, covering areas both inside and outside of the HMD, but the maps are missing from the report. In the lower reaches, tidal fluctuations and seasonal water events permit flooding of adjacent wetland areas along the river and its tributaries. J.   Restoration/Remediation Design Plans. 1985. The papers reviewed cover the entire reach of the Lower Hackensack River and one of its major tributaries, Berry’s Creek. American Water Resources Association. [1a] Includes evaluation of site characteristics of the Hackensack River such as: 1) drainage/basin morphology; 2) anthropogenic influences; 3) freshwater inflow; 4) tidal flow; and 5) general water quality information, as they related to facility biota interactions, evaluation criteria, and evaluation methodology. *NJMC & MERI. Trace organic compounds were measured in the suspended sediment and water, and include polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, furans, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, pesticides, and metals. The survey covered the Hackensack River from the junction of the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers up to a point north of the turning basin in the river. [2a] A map contained in an annual report published by Macrellish & Quigley, Trenton, New Jersey for the New Jersey Geological Survey for 1986. 20. *Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. Bergen County Resource Recovery Facility: Draft Environment and Health Impact Statement. 55. The solid waste quantities, characteristics, and control, as well as an air quality impact assessment were also included. “The Hackensack River has gotten cleaner when it comes to industrial pollution, but … *Bonnevie, N.L., S.L. [1a] Presented results of a triaxial temperature program conducted to satisfy the monitoring requirements of the USEPA NPDES permits for PSEG (formerly PSE&G). *Turner, Joe. By Walter H. Waggoner Special to The New York Times. [1a]During 1988, tide and water quality data were collected intensively in the Hackensack Estuary. Ichthyological Associates, Inc. Effect of Reduced Levels of Dissolved Oxygen on the Avoidance Temperatures of the White Perch, Morone Americana, Blueback Herring, Alosa Aestivalis, and Atlantic Silverside, Menidia Menidia: Final Report. *Anonymous (HMDC). [1a]A synopsis of what the then eight-year-old HMDC had learned about the Hackensack Estuary. To this end, we will always seek the best possible solutions to the many problems caused by the unfettered growth and sprawl development that have taken place within the watershed. [2a] Plan for clearing the Hackensack River and adjacent tide lands of pollution, making them suitable for public use and development, primarily for conservation and recreation purposes. The map was a figure for a section of the annual report entitled “Drainage of the Hackensack and Newark Tide Marshes.”. [1a] Draft Environmental and Health Impact Statement submitted to NJDEP Division of Solid Waste, which included: 1) a flood insurance study; 2) historical and cultural reconnaissance; 3) biological resources inventories; 4) soils data; 5) water quality data; 6) recycling coordination/correspondence, 7) groundwater monitoring results (metals and nutrients); 8) coastal resources policies report; 8) supporting air quality impact documentation; 10) incineration bottom ash residue research study, and 11) habitat evaluation/mitigation plan. 78. Rutgers University. 1896. Also analyzed changes in overall water quality of the Hackensack River. Woodcliff Lake is located on the Pascack Brook, while the Oradell reservoir is fed by both the Hackensack River and the Pascack Brook. 1975. BCUA. Konsevick, Edward. [1a] NJMC has been conducting a summer water quality program since 1971. Location: Begins in Rockland County, New York, flowing down through the middle of the HMD, and eventually outlets into the Newark Bay at Kearny Point. Belton, Thomas, Bruce Ruppel, & Rovert Hazen (NJDEP). 6. *USEPA, Office of Water Planning and Standards. [2a] Undertaken to develop a numerical hydraulic model of the Hackensack River and its associated tidal marshes and channels. The Hackensack Meadowlands Flood Control Study. Proceedings of University Seminar on Pollution and Water Resources, Volume VI. Thermal Pollution. Zoning, water quality and flood management, air quality, quasi-govenrmental agency plans, and major development proposals were reviewed. 51. They are also advocates to keep the area clean in general, such as their recent opposition to a North Bergen power plant. Analyzed blue crabs for dioxin contamination, among other species. 1978. Tidal elevations were monitored continually at four estuarine stations and over a six-month period; current velocities were measured concurrently at one station near the mouth of the Hackensack River. 1990. Specimens were identified, labeled, packaged, and frozen. By Andrew B. Robins, Esq. An environmentally sensitive areas protection plan and an environmental assessment to sample biota, water quality, soil/sediment and groundwater were designed, but no data was collected. 2003. [1a] Provides the results of laboratory studies on the temperature preference, temperature avoidance, and susceptibility to heat shock and cold shock of representative important species for the PSEG (formerly PSE7G) Hudson and Kearny generating stations. • Pollution in Hackensack River sediment alters eating habits of crabs and fish | The Record • Birds, boaters flock to Meadowlands as conditions on Hackensack River improve. *Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. Bergen County Resource Recovery Facility: Draft Environment and Health Impact Statement. For 2 1/2 hours, passengers are treated to a different view of our area along with a narration that describes the wildlife, pollution, politics and recovery of the river and meadowlands estuary. 65. Demonstration of Absence of Prior Appreciable Harm Respecting Application for Imposition of Alternative Thermal Effluent Limitations Bergen Steam Electric Generating Station Units No. 1985. 1991. March 1999. *Konsevick, Edward, Christine Cheng Hobble, & Paul Lupini. 7. The papers reviewed cover the entire reach of the Lower Hackensack River and one of its major tributaries, Berry’s Creek. [1a]During 1988, tide and water quality data were collected intensively in the Hackensack Estuary. The study demonstrated that heavy metals can move from contaminated estuarine sediments through midges and bioaccumulate in pre-fledgling tree swallows. Abstracts of the Meadowlands Symposium. Abstracts of the Meadowlands Symposium. Hackensack River Recovering, An Environmental Study Finds. Hackensack Riverkeeper works to remediate centuries of pollution and associated environmental damage caused by the human community. Many water and sediment quality studies were conducted between 1974 to 2003. The concentrations of mercury in the samples collected were to be determined at a later date under a separate contract. 1985. [1a]During a one-day sampling event, water quality was measured at 11 sites for temperature, salinity, DO, and TSS. 39. [1a] Evaluates the effects of the cooling water intake of the Kearny Generating Station on the ecology of the Hackensack River and adjacent waters, based on entrainment and impingement data collected from June 1987 to April 1988, and on biological data collected from the vicinity of the Kearny station since August 1986. *Edwards and Kelcey, Inc. [1a] A general literature search done by ERM-Southwest, Inc. Monitoring Effects of Urban Land Use of Esturine Water Quality, Hackensack Meadowlands District, New Jersey. Site Description: The key waterbody in the HMD is the Hackensack River, which drains the Hackensack River watershed, approximately 197 square miles in size, two-thirds of which is located in Bergen and Hudson counties. [1a] Provided an overview of the water quality improvements observed from 1971-1978. The Hudson River Foundation and the National Estuarine Research Rese... rve will be hosting the Tibor T. Polgar 2020 Final Report Presentations virtually on Thursday, January 21. Hackensack NJ, the USS Ling has been stuck in Hackensack, NJ since 2015 in the Hackensack river ,near the old Bergen Record building . December 1976. [1a] Provides the results of a laboratory study completed for PSEG to determine if the behavioral avoidance temperatures exhibited by selected estuarine fishes at near air-saturated levels of DO were significantly different at reduced levels of DO. The New Jersey sports complex, which is rising in the Meadowlands just north of State Route 3, is also a potential source of pollution, and Mr. Mattson said that pending the completion of further studies “we may have to isolate the marsh around the sports complex.”. 73. [1a] Draft Environmental and Health Impact Statement submitted to NJDEP Division of Solid Waste, which included: 1) a flood insurance study; 2) historical and cultural reconnaissance; 3) biological resources inventories; 4) soils data; 5) water quality data; 6) recycling coordination/correspondence, 7) groundwater monitoring results (metals and nutrients); 8) coastal resources policies report; 8) supporting air quality impact documentation; 10) incineration bottom ash residue research study, and 11) habitat evaluation/mitigation plan. *Bragin, A. Brett, W. Frame, M. Kraus, D. Smith, A. Goeller, J. Graviec, & E. Konsevick. Trace Metal Contamination in Surficial Sediments from Newark Bay, New Jersey. Miskewitz, Robert & Richard I. Posted on March 3, … 67. “Dissolved oxygen levels have risen over the last five years; ribbed mussels, introduced experimentally in 1973, survived for 18 months; blue claw crabs (and crabbers) have returned in abundance; wildfowl, shore and wading‐bird utilization is on the increase; and stripers, alewife herring and blueback herring have been netted during the seining operations in 1974 and 1975. [1a] Presented data to the USEPA to demonstrate that the final thermal effluent limitations specified in the draft NPDES Discharge Permit for the Kearny Generating Station are more stringent than necessary to assure the protection and propagation of a balanced, indigenous population of fish, shellfish, and wildlife in and on the Hackensack River. 1971. His group is also instrumental in cleaning up the river after years of toxic pollution. 1985. [1] Summary of data collected between 1993-1996 defines the then current status of the Hackensack River, and depicts apparent trends. The vertical datum for the survey was NGVD29. If you witness a pollution incident anywhere along the Greenway call the Hackensack Riverkeeper's Watershed Watch Hotline at (877) CPT-BILL / 278-2455. Homa, J. Jr., P. G. Broskus, & T. W. Woithe (Ichthyological Associates, Inc.). Be7 and Cs137 were also measured for dating. [2a] Compilation of historical evidence relating to tidal flow to assist in determining ownership of the Meadowlands along the Hackensack River. The NJDEP and the HMDC supplied samples collected over a two year period from the Hackensack River near the Laurel Hill, from Sawmill Creek, and from Berry’s Creek Canal. Included general information on the sewage treatment plants and wetland preservation efforts that all contributed to the improvement of the water quality. One is in North Bergen, he said, where raw sewage will be dumped in the Cromakill Creek until a new treatment plant is built there. All of the problems this project will bestow upon the city can be summed up in one word: WATER. “The Hackensack River has gotten cleaner when it comes to industrial pollution, but there are still serious problems because of CSOs and stormwater runoff,” Tittel said. Hackensack River over the next six weeks to measure more than a century’s worth of industrial pollution and determine whether the contamination is extensive enough to put the river on the federal Superfund list, a move that could trigger a comprehensive cleanup. HACKENSACK — Researchers say that crabs and bluefish living in the Hackensack River, where there are high levels of mercury and other toxic chemicals in … In addition, digital aerials were flown and geo-referenced. ERM-Southeast, Inc. 1.2.D Existing and Proposed Regional Plans: Task 1. 1976. Kardas, Susan & Edward McLarrabee. 2003. To this end, we will always seek the best possible solutions to the many problems caused by the unfettered growth and sprawl development that have taken place within the watershed. *Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. Bergen County Resource Recovery Facility: Draft Environment and Health Impact Statement. No field data was collected. A parent model (one-dimensional hydrologic) is being developed for the Hackensack River Basin, while child models (two-dimensional hydrologic) are being developed for Berry’s Creek, Penhorn Creek, Sack Creek, and the Cayuga Dyke. 1985. 84. Surface distributions and cross-section views are presented for each of the four stages of the tide. 64. Included water quality, hydrology, topography/geology, and biological resource studies. October 1989. [1] Analyzed the impacts of discharge from BCUA treatment plant on the dissolved oxygen regime of the lower Hackensack River. As the population and industrial development of Bergen County proceeded in the early decades of the 20th century, the Hackensack River and its tributaries became increasingly polluted. *Carswell, L.D., Appraisal of Water Resources in the Hackensack River Basin, New Jersey. Triaxial Thermal Plume Monitoring Program for Hudson and Kearny Generating Stations: Final Report. 54. Although the proposed project is in Ridgefield, extensive biological resources inventories included the entire HMD. Although the proposed project is in Ridgefield, extensive biological resources inventories included the entire HMD. Phytologia 50(1): 15-45. Hackensack River Water Quality: 1993-1996. LYNDHURST, Jan. 20—“The Hackensack River is coming back.” That is the conclusion of a five‐year study of efforts to reverse decades of polltion and abuse of the Hackesack River and its estuary that had brought one of the great wildfowl and marine‐life sanctuaries in the East to the brink of extinction. *Lo Pinto, Richard W. Waste Water Treatment: A Determination of Limiting Factors Through Biological Assay. [1a] Draft Environmental and Health Impact Statement submitted to NJDEP Division of Solid Waste, which included: 1) a flood insurance study; 2) historical and cultural reconnaissance; 3) biological resources inventories; 4) soils data; 5) water quality data; 6) recycling coordination/correspondence, 7) groundwater monitoring results (metals and nutrients); 8) coastal resources policies report; 8) supporting air quality impact documentation; 10) incineration bottom ash residue research study, and 11) habitat evaluation/mitigation plan. ERM-Southeast, Inc. 1.2.D Existing and Proposed Regional Plans: Task 1. [1a] Provides the results of laboratory studies on the temperature preference, temperature avoidance, and susceptibility to heat shock and cold shock of representative important species for the PSEG (formerly PSE7G) Hudson and Kearny generating stations. Tidal elevations were monitored continually at four estuarine stations and over a six-month period; current velocities were measured concurrently at one station near the mouth of the Hackensack River. Toxicol. 1980. The toxic waste from these activities left an undeniable mark on the river, which winds about 80 miles through northern New Jersey until it meets the Hackensack River and forms Newark Bay. ERM-Southeast, Inc. 1.2.D Existing and Proposed Regional Plans: Task 1. 1974. Deadly dioxin covers a layer of mercury. Hudson County Resource Recovery Project: Preliminary Environmental and Health Impact Statement in Fulfillment of NJSA 13: 1E-26 Requirements. This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. Data was collected on a monthly and seasonal basis. The Hackensack River is a river, approximately 45 miles (72 km) long, in the U.S. states of New York and New Jersey, emptying into Newark Bay, a back chamber of New York Harbor.The watershed of the river includes part of the suburban area outside New York City just west of the lower Hudson River, which it roughly parallels, separated from it by the New Jersey Palisades. July, 1973. 86. A pollution abatement plan for the river was completed in 1964. Historical maps are included in site history reports from 1896 and the 1970’s. First Progress Summary. [2a] Survey performed for the HMD that consisted of: 1) cross-sections along the Hackensack River and its major tributaries, including Berry’s Creek, Penhorn Creek, Sack Creek, and the Cayuga Dyke; 2) identifying 30 flood control structures along the Hackensack River; and 3) locating all bridges and piers within the study area. [2a] Compilation of historical evidence relating to tidal flow to assist in determining ownership of the Meadowlands along the Hackensack River. Hackensack NJ, the USS Ling has been stuck in Hackensack, NJ since 2015 in the Hackensack river ,near the old Bergen Record building . For 2 1/2 hours, passengers are treated to a different view of our area along with a narration that describes the wildlife, pollution, politics and recovery of the river and meadowlands estuary. Asked whether solid waste or liquid sewage presented the greatest danger to the Meadowlands, Mr. Mattson said that five years ago, compacted solid waste, which under pressure produced liquid that drained into the waterways, was considered the greatest danger. 1 and No. And that pollution is having a detrimental effect on local ecosystems. Fisheries Inventory of the Hackensack River within the Hackensack Meadowlands District. Hackensack Meadowlands Development Comm study, written by Chester P Mattson and Nicholas C Vallario, repts Hackensack River pollution has … Demonstration of Absence of Prior Appreciable Harm Respecting Application for Imposition of Alternative Thermal Effluent Limitations Kearny Steam Electric Generating Station Units No. In 1972 Congress enacted the 66. Included water quality, hydrology, topography/geology, and biological resource studies. For each representative important species, life history, distribution in relation to water temperature, results and analysis of thermal effects experiments, and the predicted response to the Hudson and Kearny generating stations thermal plumes are discussed. *Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. Bergen County Resource Recovery Facility: Draft Environment and Health Impact Statement. In addition to providing information on the absence of prior harm, presented engineering and hydrologic data, water quality data, and a proposed thermal plume mapping study. *Konsevick, Edward. Hackensack Meadowlands Development Comm study, written by Chester P Mattson and Nicholas C Vallario, repts Hackensack River pollution has … 1977. 1964. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) recently completed the collection of approximately 370 samples of sediment from the Hackensack River to assist EPA in the evaluation of the pollution in the riverbed. [1a] As part of the Toxics Reduction Workplan for the New York – New Jersey Harbor, conducted study to estimate the loads of suspended sediment, organic carbon, particulate nitrogen, and select trace elements at the head-of-tide of the Hackensack River. The solid waste quantities, characteristics, and control, as well as an air quality impact assessment were also included. U.S. manufacturing was jump-started along its banks. This volume is a comprehensive review of all existing regional plans that encompass the project area (Berry’s Creek area). *Gunawardana, Vajira K., Po-Shu Huang, Tavit O. Najarian, & Rhomaios V. Ram. [1a] Includes evaluation of site characteristics of the Hackensack River such as: 1) drainage/basin morphology; 2) anthropogenic influences; 3) freshwater inflow; 4) tidal flow; and 5) general water quality information, as they related to facility biota interactions, evaluation criteria, and evaluation methodology. As shown in Figure 1, the Meadowlands is located at the hub of the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. 14. November 1994. [1a] Presented data to the USEPA to demonstrate that the final thermal effluent limitations specified in the draft NPDES Discharge Permit for the Bergen Generating Station are more stringent than necessary to assure the protection and propagation of a balanced, indigenous population of fish, shellfish, and wildlife in and on the Hackensack River. EPA will use this information to determine whether the Hackensack should become a Superfund site. At 13 of the 30 flood control structures, tide gages and single beam acoustic Doppler current meters were installed and monitored to measure velocity, head difference, and discharge at these locations. *Mattson, C. P. Ecological and Resource Management Plan for the Hackensack Meadowlands. July, 1973. 31. 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