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Senator Gillibrand Urges EPA to Reverse its Decision to Stop PCB Dredging in the Upper Hudson River

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Whitney Mitchell Brennan, U.S. Senate, (202) 224-3873
Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, (845) 473-4440 x222

Gillibrand: Irresponsible for EPA to stop PCB dredging before the job is finished

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reverse its decision to stop polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) dredging in the Upper Hudson River.

Second NYS Action Signals PCB Cleanup Not Over

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan helps turn about state policy

New York State and federal officials are stepping up to join Scenic Hudson in pressing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to demand additional cleanup of Hudson River PCBs by General Electric. The new wave of government actions follows a series of briefings Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan—a former high-ranking state environmental official in New York and Maine—provided on the health, environmental and economic risks posed by hundreds of acres of contamination that GE’s cleanup failed to address.

Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan Hails NYS Attorney General for Challenging GE-EPA Claims that Hudson River PCB Cleanup is Complete

Monday, September 19, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740
jburgess@scenichudson.org

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan praised New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for putting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on notice that General Electric’s cleanup of cancer-causing PCBs in the Hudson River has failed to meet the agency’s explicit goals and that the EPA cannot certify the work as complete under provisions of federal law.

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