Environmental groups say EPA’s Housatonic River cleanup plan falls short

Jun 5th, 2014 | By | Category: General

Three leading environmental groups are throwing cold water on the recently released proposal by the federal government to reduce toxic PCB contamination of the Housatonic River from southern Pittsfield into Connecticut.

“It’s a fairly weak plan,” said Tim Gray, the Housatonic riverkeeper and executive director of the Lee-based Housatonic River Initiative. “They’re proposing some things that are kind of worrisome. We have time to do the right thing for the river on behalf of future generations.”

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