river http://wamc.org en Work Begins To Remove Dam In Pelham Massachusetts http://wamc.org/post/work-begins-remove-dam-pelham-massachusetts <p> Work began Wednesday&nbsp; in the western Massachusetts town of&nbsp; Pelham to remove a public safety threat and at the same time provide an ecological benefit to the region.&nbsp; WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p><p> Environmental officials, and others celebrated as work began to remove a stone dam on the Amethyst Brook. It will result&nbsp; in better water quality and open a corridor for the migration of aquatic wildlife, according to&nbsp; Wendi Weber, the northeast regional director for the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 20:32:12 +0000 Paul Tuthill 50058 at http://wamc.org Work Begins To Remove Dam In Pelham Massachusetts Crews Start Dredging PCBs from Upper Hudson http://wamc.org/post/crews-start-dredging-pcbs-upper-hudson <p>A third year of dredging for PCBs has begun on the upper Hudson River. The Environmental Protection Agency says dredging started for the season Wednesday. WAMC&rsquo;s Dave Lucas has more&hellip;</p><p>General Electric Co. plans to start with a single dredge about 40 miles north of Albany and ramp up work over the next few weeks.&nbsp; Three to four dredges will eventually be operating all day, six days a week along a two-mile stretch of river south of Fort Edward.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 11:43:21 +0000 Dave Lucas 38676 at http://wamc.org Crews Start Dredging PCBs from Upper Hudson