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The U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals plans to begin hearing oral arguments on the challenge to the GE-EPA Housatonic River cleanup plan by two environmental groups.
If it breaks, this Pittsfield dam could devastate a nearby neighborhood. Engineers say it looks like it might
EAGLE INVESTIGATIONS: The "inundation area" should the dam fail also includes one of the region's major hospitals — Berkshire Medical Center.
The 41 miles of the Housatonic River from the Massachusetts border to the Boardman Bridge in New Milford, Conn., has been designated as a Wild & Scenic River.
Three years ago this month, the Environmental Protection Agency was preparing to reveal that, in a switch, it would allow PCBs dredged from the Housatonic River to be buried in the Berkshires. The General Electric Co. continues to shape plans for that controversial disposal site in Lee. But a challenge by two environmental groups still stands in the way.
A 'once-in-a-lifetime' stretch of Pittsfield land may become a riverwalk. Here's what's next for the project
For nearly two decades, three parcels of hardwood forest along the southwestern branch of the Housatonic River have been on the city’s wishlist to acquire. With emphatic support from Pittsfield's Community Preservation Committee, funding for the land may finally be lined up.
It's not just the dump — it's the dump trucks. Lee health officials to study health risk of GE's proposed PCB site
What are the health risks from GE's proposed PCB dump? The Lee Board of Health is on the case.
As they search for the perpetrator who dumped motor oil into the river, DEP staff are also cleaning up the mess.
A city resident spotted the oil slick from the Elm Street bridge on Friday. By Monday, the state was investigating the source of the pollution in the Housatonic River.
Gene Chague: Lee's Travis Bailey lands a huge black bear; MassWildlife offers advice for dealing with bears near chicken coops
Whether hunting for bears or fishing for pike, a couple locals brought in some big prizes last week.
An overflowing tank at the Pittsfield wastewater treatment plant sent 'sludge' into the Housatonic River
An overflowing tank at the Pittsfield wastewater treatment plant spilled sludge into the Housatonic River early Tuesday morning. City leaders believe 1,200 gallons of wastewater left the facility— 500 gallons of which likely reached the river.