Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site


Subject:
Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Water , Cleanup & Treatment , Water Pollution & Quality , Rivers & Streams , PCBs

Description:
Information about the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Hudson River. In October 2005 the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached an agreement with the General Electric Company requiring it to begin the dredging of the Hudson River in 2007. This site contains background information, maps, photos, a FAQ (with information about PCBs, contamination of the Hudson River, and the dewatering facility that will hold dredged sediment), and related material. From the EPA.

Publisher:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.epa.gov/hudson/


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