“Their patron is now fully made a saint, and they can now be called, officially, Saint Teresa of Calcutta,” Bishop Mitchell Rozanski said this week.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given people until this Monday to comment on a $613 million plan to finish a toxic waste clean up of the Housatonic River.
The EPA is waiting on a response from General Electric, which released the toxic chemicals into the river between the 1930’s and 1970’s.
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and other state agencies continue to push their proposals for cleaning up the Housatonic River — and plan to take comments from the public next month (oct). NEPR's Karen Brown reports.