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EPA Delays Cleanup Completion At Hudson While Touting NPL Deletions

January 03, 2018
Despite Administrator Scott Pruitt's push to quickly complete Superfund cleanups, EPA Region 2 is delaying a closely-watched decision on whether to grant General Electric's (GE) request to declare the massive Hudson River cleanup complete, signaling it is carefully weighing stiff opposition to the request from New York and federal resource trustees who charge more cleanup is needed. "We have received comments on GE's certification request from the federal trustees and the State of New York, and require additional time to...

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