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Members of Lee‘s top board did not misstep legally, a judge says, when they decided to accept a PCB landfill as part of a dramatic reset last year on plans to remove toxins from the Housatonic River.
As opponents of a PCB landfill add flesh to their appeal, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking the court to trust and accept its judgment.
LEE — The General Electric Co. now owns the place in Lee where it expects to bury a million cubic yards of toxic sediments pulled from the Hou…
Four Lee residents want a court to decide whether civic leaders exceeded their authority when they agreed to allow an old quarry to house toxic chemicals without bringing the issue to residents.
As they open a new court fight over plans to bury toxic material in Lee, lawyers for two local environmental groups are finding an ally, of sorts, in the Environmental Protection Agency.
At least the EPA of 2016.
The Lee Select Board is standing its ground and will not join a citizens group’s fight against a federally mandated local PCB dump that’s a key element of a newly permitted cleanup of the Housatonic River.
The Select Board will reveal soon whether it will join a citizens group’s fight against a PCB dump in town near the Housatonic River — a crucial part for the Rest of River cleanup that the board itself backed.
What follows are 13 of the EPA’s responses involving its long-awaited Rest of River cleanup, released along with its revised final cleanup plan. The Housatonic River Initiative has already said it intends to challenge the current plan in court.
LENOX — It appears to be the final answer: The Environmental Protection Agency is going ahead with the Rest of River settlement requiring Gene…
A group of Lee residents wants to tap into as much as $50,000 in taxpayer money to fight a planned PCB disposal site in their town.