PCB’s

New York News
6:25 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Advocates For Expanded Hudson River Clean-Up Renew Call

Ned Sullivan addresses the media at the shores of the Hudson in Green Island, NY. 4-14-15
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Arguing "it's now or never for the Hudson River and communities up and down its shores," activists gathered along the riverbank in Green Island today to urge General Electric to meet responsibilities beyond the current EPA-mandated PCB cleanup.

GE is slated to complete an EPA-ordered cleanup as early as this summer, one environmentalists say will leave behind millions of pounds of health-threatening PCB-contaminated sediments both north and south of the Federal Dam in Troy.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Hudson River PCB Dredging Resumes Wednesday

Workers use excavators with environmental clamshell buckets mounted on flat, anchored platforms to dredge the river. The PCB-contaminated sediment is emptied onto 35-foot-wide, 195-foot-long floating barges.
Credit EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that dredging of the upper Hudson River to remove PCB’s will resume Wednesday.

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New England News
6:15 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Report Shows Reductions of Mercury and PCB’s in Lake Champlain

Mercury-PCB Report Cover

A report prepared for the Lake Champlain Basin Program has found encouraging drops in mercury and PCB contamination in the lake.

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