Catholic investors, Hudson boaters call on GE for more PCB dredging

Times Union reports: "Catholic institutional investors with stock in General Electric Co. and Hudson River boaters' clubs have joined a growing chorus of groups that want GE to expand PCB dredging of the Hudson River and stop dismantling a critical PCB cleanup facility on the river in Fort Edward.  The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, which represents about 40 Catholic religious orders in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, warned GE in an Aug. 21 letter to CEO Jeffrey Immelt that should it end its clean-up with PCBs still left in the river's Champlain Canal and other areas, the corporation risked both future lawsuits and being seen as a "bad actor.""

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  • published this page in News 2015-08-29 11:05:18 -0400