TU Editorial Board: "There’s more to do, GE"

Times Union editorial, calling on GE not to dismantle its Fort Edwards dredging facility: "As GE continues to push for the closeout of its nearly $1 billion project to remove PCBs from the Hudson River, evidence continues to mount that much still needs to be done to help our region recover from the ravages of the company’s three decades of dumping the toxic chemical into the river.

Scores of communities along the Hudson have joined environmental advocates to fight GE’s disappointing determination to close and dismantle its PCB processing facilities by the end of this year. Last week, a report by two federal agencies and the state Department of Environmental Conservation revealed that PCBs continue to contaminate groundwater in Fort Edward, Hudson Falls and Stillwater. Clearly, GE’s work to undo the damage its dumping caused is incomplete." Read more here.

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  • published this page in News 2015-09-07 10:35:04 -0400