EPA Orders GE To Improve River Cleanup Proposals

Law360, New York (September 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday ordered General Electric Corp. to amend its proposals for the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyl contamination in a stretch of the Housatonic River south of Pittsfield, Mass., finding that GE's recent report on the project inadequately addressed public health and environmental concerns.

The EPA sent a letter to GE citing 150 inadequacies in the energy giant’s March 2008 report that outlined approaches to cleaning up its contaminants in a downstream portion of the Housatonic River.

GE has three months to...
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