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New York Sues EPA, Challenging Hudson River PCB Cleanup Certification

August 21, 2019
New York has sued EPA over its decision to certify that General Electric (GE) had completed cleanup of sediment in the upper Hudson River contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) even though EPA withheld a finding that the cleanup remedy is protective under a related review. Fulfilling a pledge to sue that they made last April, New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced the suit’s filing Aug. 21, with the state bringing the action under...

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