Environmental Health News

Final lawsuit over GE's Hudson River PCB pollution nearly settled.

General Electric Co. has agreed to pay Halfmoon $5.6 million to resolve a federal lawsuit the town filed seven years ago seeking reimbursement for the costs of finding an alternate water supply as a result of the company's PCB dredging project in the upper Hudson River.

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