Enck: EPA would consider request to slow GE departure from PCB Hudson dredging project

 

Times Union reported: "The regional head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency supports further PCB dredging of the Hudson River, beyond what the agency and General Electric Co. have agreed to, and warned Thursday that with the GE cleanup facility slated to be taken apart later this year, any chance for additional dredging — including the impaired Champlain Canal — is fading fast.

 

During a conference call with reporters, EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck also weighed in on an apparent impasse between GE and three federal trustees for the Hudson who have warned the company that further dredging could be required, an assertion vehemently disputed by GE." Read more

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