Catskill, New York
Environment | Hard news | Politics/Government
22 August 2019 09:20PM
Melanie Lekocevic


New York state has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, charging a “certificate of completion” was prematurely awarded to General Electric for removal of contaminants from the Hudson River.

The lawsuit was announced jointly by state Attorney General Letitia James and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday.

On April 11, U.S. EPA Region 2 Administrator Peter Lopez issued a five-year report on the dredging project GE conducted to clean up PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, from the Hudson River.


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