PCB dredge clout gains

Dan Little/Special to the Times Union

Times Union reports: "State lawmakers are adding their voices to local officials and environmental groups calling for General Electric to expand its billion-dollar dredging of Hudson River PCBs to include more of the river and the Champlain Canal.
Assemblyman Steve Englebright, chairman of the Environmental Conservation Committee, released a letter Wednesday signed by 141 lawmakers in support of additional dredging beyond what is being required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
A second letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo urges him to "use the state's full legal power and the authority and influence of your office" to convince GE, which has steadfastly insisted it is not required to perform any further dredging beyond what the EPA ordered."

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