Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA issued a statement saying “these detections were expected and the levels detected are far below levels of public-health concern.”
The Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation into the contamination of the Gowanus Canal and with no surprise they found its condition dismal.
Eight years after chemical pollution was discovered in ground water in a Copiague neighborhood, the EPA is testing air quality in and around nearby homes.
General Electric Co. says it will go ahead with the second phase of PCB dredging in the Hudson River under terms laid out last week by federal environmental regulators.
The federal government wants the city to replace fluorescent light fixtures that might leak PCBs. The city says they pose no immediate danger.
General Electric must remove more PCB-tainted sediment from the Hudson River and will have to take better samples of the river bottom when it resumes dredging in the spring, the EPA said.
NYC parents are concerned about an Environmental Protection Agency study that found elevated levels of PCB in three area schools: P.S. 199 in Manhattan, P.S. 309 in Brooklyn, and P.S. 178 in the Bronx.
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