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From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 18:24:27 -0800 (PST)
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Subject: [CPEO-BIF] VOCs: "EPA meeting on Hopewell Precision [New York] Superfund site frustrates residents"
EPA meeting on Hopewell Precision Superfund site frustrates residents
Congress won't pay for fix

by John Ferro
Poughkeepsie Journal (NY)
January 18, 2014

HOPEWELL JUNCTION - In the wake of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first meeting in the Hopewell Precision Superfund site in more than four years, there is sharper focus on a potential solution.

But while the residents now have a better idea of what the best fix for their chemically contaminated groundwater may be, there still is no indication it will be implemented anytime soon.

The notion that a likely remedy lies within a short distance of their homes - but still lacks the financial support from Congress - sparked frustration, exasperation and pleas for help.

"I'm tired of waiting," resident Anne Kover said during Thursday night’s meeting at the East Fishkill Fire District headquarters. "I'm very tired."


For the entire article, see
http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20140118/NEWS04/301180024/- EPA-meeting-Hopewell-Precision-Superfund-site-frustrates-residents


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
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