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PCBs still found along Hudson River banks

Contamination a worry in case of flooding

This sign at the kayak launch in Hudson Crossing Park in Schuylerville warns the public that the soil at the launch is contaminated with PCBs.
This sign at the kayak launch in Hudson Crossing Park in Schuylerville warns the public that the soil at the launch is contaminated with PCBs.
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Earlier this week, a bold-type new sign went up at the kayak launch in Hudson Crossing Park, warning the public that the soil at the launch is contaminated with PCBs. The dredging of PCBs from the Hudson River itself was completed there last year, but dredging the river bottom didn’t address low-level contamination on the shore and beyond. Local officials, meanwhile, are concerned that a remnant of the old Champlain Canal also remains contaminated and ...


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