The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing work on the Upper Hudson River to remove PCBs as part of the Superfund cleanup, according to a release from the agency.
The review will include the results of an independent evaluation of a 2009 dredging program. It will also include information from a 2011 dredging program and a review of a 1984 cleanup plan for PCB sediment deposits that were exposed after a dam removal dropped water levels.
Two General Electric plants dumped around 1.3 million pounds of PCBs into the river between 1947 and 1977.
Read more at EPA.gov.