housatonic river

EPA: General Electric Must Revise River Clean Up Plan

EPA: General Electric Must Revise River Clean Up Plan

BOSTON, Massachusetts, September 10, 2008 (ENS) – General Electric’s cleanup proposal for PCB contamination of the Housatonic River south of Pittsfield, Massachusetts raises more than 150 concerns, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The river sediment is polluted with polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs, south of the GE property where the company formerly manufactured electrical equipment…

Restoring the PCB-Damaged Housatonic River Basin

Restoring the PCB-Damaged Housatonic River Basin

HARTFORD, Connecticut, December 23, 2007 (ENS) – The recommended “short list” of proposals to restore natural resources in Connecticut’s Housatonic River Basin was issued last week, bringing accomplishment of the actual restoration one step closer. After months of sorting through 92 proposals, the Natural Resource Trustee SubCouncil for Connecticut presented a list of 31 proposals…