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As GE, EPA Begin Final Phase of Historic Hudson River Cleanup, Environmental Groups Promise Vigilance

Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, (845) 473-4440 x222, jburgess@scenichudson.org Julia Church, Clearwater, 845 265 8080, ext. 7112, julia@clearwater.org Kate Slusark, Natural Resources Defense Council, 212 727 4592, kslusark@nrdc.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 914 478 4501, Ext. 239, tposterli@riverkeeper.org CAPITAL REGION/HUDSON VALLEY—Following reports … Continue reading

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All-Star Sail

Educator Blog by Matt Kleinman, Mystic Whaler Education Intern On May 24th, a class of students from Ossining High School came to sail aboard the Schooner Mystic Whaler, ready to learn about all aspects of the Hudson River. That morning, before … Continue reading

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Clearwater’s Manna Jo Greene to receive EPA Environmental Quality Award

On April 29, Manna Jo Greene, Clearwater’s Environmental Action Director, will receive the 2011 US EPA Environmental Quality Award for her lifetime of work to foster projects to empower Hudson Valley communities to participate in environmental decision-making, and ultimately serve … Continue reading

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Clearwater Applauds GE’s Agreement to Opt-In for Phase 2 Cleanup

GE informed EPA today that it will “opt-in” to complete Phase 2 of the Hudson River PCBs cleanup to remove more PCB-tainted sediment from the Hudson River in response to requirements recently set forward by the EPA. According to the … Continue reading

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Enviro Groups: EPA PCB Cleanup Plan is Compromise but will Benefit River, Communities

CAPITAL REGION/HUDSON VALLEY—Dec. 17, 2010—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced its requirements for the next phase of General Electric Co.’s cleanup of toxic waste in the Hudson River, revealing a compromise plan that gives significant concessions to GE but … Continue reading

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