EPA Orders PCB Cleanup At Former GM Plant In NY

Law360, New York (August 27, 2010, 2:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Motors Liquidation Co., the liquidating remnant of General Motors Corp., to remove materials contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls from the site of a former GM plant in Massena, N.Y.

The administrative order signed Aug. 18 compels MLC to properly handle PCB-contaminated materials and soil in connections with its planned demolition of several buildings at the site. The demolition is slated to begin as soon as Sept. 1, the order said.

According to the EPA, PCBs that could pose a threat...
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