Public Comment Period Closes on Housatonic Clean Up Proposal from General Electric

The Environmental Protection Agency’s deadline for public comments was Friday (3/30) for a General Electric proposal to continue cleaning up PCB’s (polychlorinated biphenyls) in the Housatonic River. Reporter David Scribner has been covering the Housatonic clean up for the past 10 years, since G.E. first agreed to clean up contaminated wastewater dumped into Silver Pond and the Housatonic. Scribner told WFCR’s Jill Kaufman, the most significant comment so far has come from a group known as the Housatonic river initiative…