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on May 15, 2008
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Most of the world signs on to reduce green house gasses but the US under the Bush administration refuses.
GE continues to fight cleaning up the PCBs because it is so expensive and has not started as of 2009, 16 years later.
The worlds worse nuclear reactor accident.
The purpose of this law is to make the waters of the United States safe for swimming and fishing.
At the time of its establishment, over 35% of the nations rivers are unsafe. Bacteria in the Hudson River is 170 times the safe limit.
Over the past 39 years DEC has been instrumental in enforcing laws that clean up the river.
The Clearwater is a recreation of the Sloops that used to sail the River in the late 1800's. It's purpose is to get people out on the river to mobilize opinion and action to protect the river.
The first of Indian Point 3 reactors goes online producing 265 megawatts of electricity for Con Ed. It goes off line in 1974
The New York City electric supplier Con Ed, proposes to build the worlds largest "pumped storage" electric Plant atop Storm King Mountain.
This books alerts people to the dangers of DDT, a common "pesticide" (insect killer), that is also killing birds and fish
The electric company that supplies New York City proposes to build the worlds largest "pumped storage" electric plant atop Storm King Mountain
Over the next thirty years up to 5 million pounds of highly toxic PCBs are dumped into the river.