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Pollution of the Hudson River


General Electric's pollution of the Hudson River with polychlorinated biphenyls ( PCBs) between 1947-77 is the major historic contamination of the Hudson River  ...

How is the Hudson Doing? - NYS Dept. of Environmental ...


A brief history of Hudson River water quality and pollution issues, cleanup successes, and remaining concerns.

Once Feared, Now Celebrated, Hudson River Cleanup Nears Its ...


Jun 6, 2015 ... As a result, people were warned against swimming and eating the fish. The Hudson became a symbol for sick and polluted rivers nationwide.

Healthy Rivers and Ecosystems | NRDC


An overview of the three-decade-long battle to remove toxic PCB's from the Hudson river, from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Trial set over GE pollution of Hudson River - Times Union


Apr 8, 2016 ... Trial set over GE pollution of Hudson River. Halfmoon, Saratoga County Water Authority ask GE to pay in federal court action. By Brendan J.

Federal Agencies Demand General Electric Continue Cleaning Up ...


Sep 29, 2015 ... The Hudson River will be left "unacceptably contaminated," if General ... General Electric Continue Cleaning Up Its Hudson River Pollution.

Hudson River PCB Dredging Project | Home


General Electric provides information about PCB contamination and environmental clean-up of the Hudson River. Page includes the status of the project to ...

GE Nears End of Hudson River Cleanup - WSJ


Nov 11, 2015 ... After seven years, the removal of 310000 pounds of pollutants and at least ... A crew performed dredging work along the upper Hudson River in ...

Report: GE polluted drinking water supplies in Hudson River towns


Sep 3, 2015 ... ALBANY — Groundwater in at least three upstate towns is contaminated by pollutants that General Electric dumped into the Hudson River for ...

Dredging up the truth - Times Union


Mar 8, 2014 ... A view of the former GE plant near the Hudson River on March 25, 2014 ..... Much of the Hudson River's pollution occurred when PCBs were ...

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Hudson River Cleanup | Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site | US EPA


Feb 23, 2016 ... However, an era of industrial pollution left its mark on the treasured river. Today, 200 miles of the Hudson River is classified by EPA as a ...

Hudson River PCBs - Riverkeeper


Pollution Enforcement Actions · American Sugar Refining Penalty ... EPA's Hudson River PCB's Superfund Site Dredging Project Update Fall 2009 (5.2MB, PDF) ...

Federal Regulators Let General Electric Quash Shareholder ...


Apr 20, 2016 ... ... General Electric Quash Shareholder Resolution On Hudson River Pollution ... or PCBs, it leaked into the river during the mid-20th century.