Status report on second five-year review

The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 at the FDR Presidential Library and Home in Hyde Park to discuss the status of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. This is the second  workshop during the five-year review process for the site to evaluate the Hudson River cleanup.

The first five-year review for the Superfund site was completed in 2012. The Oct. 13 workshop will include an overview of the five-year review process and a summary of the topics that have been discussed during the ongoing monthly meetings of the Five-Year Review Team, which includes representatives from the state Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Health, Canal Corporation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. National Park Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the site’s Community Advisory Group. The second five-year review will be completed by April 23.

The meeting will take place in the Henry A. Wallace Center at 4097 Albany Post Road.

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