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Will state take legal action to fund Champlain dredging?

New Jersey stays out of N.Y.’s fight to clean up the Hudson

State wants Champlain Canal clean-up, with payer to be determined

DEC: Dredging not done yet

DEC assails EPA Hudson River cleanup

DEC Challenges Effectiveness of EPA’s Remedy for Hudson River Cleanup

Unacceptable levels of PCBs allowed to remain in river pose threats to public health and the environment DEC Commissioner Seggos: “The job is not done and the remedy as implemented may not achieve the targeted reductions of PCB levels left behind in the Upper Hudson River” Originally posted by the Department of Environmental Conservation In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (.pdf), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. […]

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DEC challenges effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup Hudson River

DEC: More Work Needed to Clean Polluted Hudson River

DEC Commissioner questions PCB cleanup

Riverkeeper responds to Sen. Gillibrand’s request for blood tests for Newburgh residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2016 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director (914) 478-4501, ext. 239; cweathers@riverkeeper.org Ossining, NY — Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advocate, has issued a statement regarding Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s call for blood testing for Newburgh, NY residents. Earlier today, Sen. Gillibrand sent a letter to Dr. Patrick Breysse, director of the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, requesting the blood tests for Newburgh residents, who were possibly exposed to harmful levels of Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS). Late last week, New […]

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