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State lawmakers push GE to expand Hudson River PCB dredging

Posted on July 30, 2015

By Brian Nearing,

A letter signed by 141 members of the state Assembly is calling for General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt to expand the company’s Hudson River PCB cleanup operations until it fulfills its responsibility to “make the river a safe and usable resource” once again, according to a press release from Assembly Member Steven Englebright, chairman of the Environmental Conservation Committee.

State lawmakers also released a second letter sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo urging him to “use the state’s full legal power and the authority and influence of your office” to urge GE to remove more PCBs from the Hudson.


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