GE informed the EPA that it would “opt-in” to complete Phase 2 of the Hudson River PCBs cleanup to remove more PCB-tainted sediment from the Hudson River in response to requirements recently set forward by the EPA.
Excerpted from www.riverkeeper.org/
"As of 2/16/11 NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) declared a contemporary fifteen year Water Supply permit for NYC maintaining a conscientiously considerate Land Acquisition Program in NYC Watershed acquiring safe and salubrious drinking H20 for nine million NYC residents and one million people in Ulster, Orange, Putnam and Westchester counties.
To volunteer at the NYCFC table at Hudson River Sloop Clearwaterʼs Great Hudson River Revival, call us at (212) 307-7447.
Fracking remains a crucial issue. We bring you much information you need to know. Two years ago Joe Levine, of NYH2O.org, first spoke to us in our best-attended meeting in years. Unfortunately the need to be vigilant about this real threat to our drinking water, food, lands and wildlife is not going away.
Outgoing Governor Paterson to his credit signed an Executive Order mandating a moratorium on Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing Gas Drilling until July 1, 2011.
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