River Advocates Fret That PCBs Will Linger in Hudson

New York Times: As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares a decision on standards for the second phase of General Electric`s cleanup of toxic chemicals in the Hudson River, environmental advocates are worrying that the agency may allow more of the chemicals to remain in the river sediment than originally envisaged. The cleanup involves dredging to remove sediment contaminated with P.C.B.`s, or polychlorinated biphenyls, from discharges by G.E. plants over a 30-year period ending in 1977. A panel of independent......

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