Former EPA Official Backs Calls To Strengthen Hudson River PCB Cleanup

July 3, 2024
A former EPA regional administrator is joining a growing list of environmental and community groups’ calls for the agency to impose stricter mandates for the long-running Superfund cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Lower Hudson River, saying recent monitoring data shows the current remedy and five-year plan are insufficient. “My concern is that EPA’s dedication to the remedy is blinding its judgement to what the science is truly saying,” says Pete Lopez, who served as Region 2 Administrator in...

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