E.P.A. Sets Tighter Rules for Hudson River Cleanup

New York Times: The Environmental Protection Agency announced tighter requirements on Friday for the second phase of General Electric’s cleanup of chemical pollution in the Hudson River, imposing a stringent limit for the first time on how much contamination can be capped and sealed on the riverbed rather than removed. G.E. will be allowed to cap only 11 percent of the total project area, which stretches over 40 miles of the upper Hudson, from Hudson Falls, N.Y., to Troy, north of Albany, the agency said. That......

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