Attorney General James And Governor Cuomo Announce Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Over Hudson River Clean-Up
Suit Alleges that EPA Prematurely Issued a “Certificate of Completion” to GE for Hudson River PCB Cleanup
Monitoring Data Demonstrates that Hudson River Fish Remain Too Toxic to Eat
ALBANY – Attorney General Letitia James and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for its removal of polychlorinated biphenyls from the Hudson River. The EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the company’s required cleanup of PCBs from the river was complete, despite evidence that concentrations remain dangerously high in portions of the river.
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