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Case: Hudson River, NY

Laws and Regulations/Legal Documents

Federal Register Notices/Public Notices

Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment: Notice of Availability and Request for Comments on a Damage Assessment Scoping Document , 63 Fed. Reg. 52,244 (September 30, 1998).

Consent Decrees/Related Documents

Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to Oil Pollution Act , 70 Fed. Reg. 59,771 (October 13, 2005).

Consent Decree , United States v. General Electric CO. , Civ. No. 05-cv-1270 (N.D.N.Y., October 5, 2005).

Phase 1 and Phase 2 Remedial Monitoring

Presentation: Recommendations on the Use of Available Data to Evaluate Remedy Effectiveness , September 15, 2016

Letter: NOAA and USFWS letter on DEC Standard Fillet versus Rib-Out Analyses , July 21, 2016

Letter: NOAA, USFWS and NYSDEC letter on EPA second Five Year Review , March 28, 2016

Publication: Re-visiting Projections of PCBs in Lower Hudson River Fish Using Model Emulation , March 25, 2016

Fact Sheet: Predicting Future Levels of PCBs in Lower Hudson River Fish , March 2016

Letter: NOAA and USFWS letter on OMM Habitat , February 26, 2016

Letter: NOAA and USFWS letter on OMM Sediment and Fish , February 26, 2016

Letter: NOAA and USFWS letter on Phase 2 Demobilization Plan , September 28, 2015.

Presentation: Re-visiting Model Projections of Lower Hudson River Fish PCBs , August 20, 2015.

Presentation: Re-Visiting Model Projections of Lower Hudson River Fish PCBs Using Model Emulation and Recent Data , May 2015.

Presentation: Using Model Emulation to Update Projections of Future Fish Tissue PCBs in the Lower Hudson River , January 13, 2015.

Presentation: PCBs in Fish Tissue at the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site: Remedial Action Monitoring Results in Perspective, February 2011.

Presentation: PCBs in Fish Tissue at the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site: Results of the Baseline, Remedial Action, and Post-Phase 1 Remediation Timeframe, November 2010

Presentation: PCBs in Upper Hudson River Resident Fish Species: Importance of Biological Parameters and Sediment Scale, November 2009.

Phase 1 Peer Review

Hudson River Trustees Phase 1 Peer Review Press Release, May 7, 2010.

Trustee comments to the Hudson River Phase 1 Peer Review Panel, Glens Falls, NY, presented by Lisa Rosman, May 5, 2010.

Jay Field comments to the Hudson River Phase 1 Peer Review Panel, Glens Falls, NY, May 5, 2010.

NYSDEC Comments by Wayne Richter, May 5, 2010.

Trustee Comments to the Phase 1 Peer Review Panel , presented by Bob Foley, May 4, 2010 and May 5, 2010

Trustees comments on the Phase 1 Evaluation Reports for the Hudson River, April 26, 2010.

NOAA letter on GE and EPA Phase 1 Evaluation Reports, April 26, 2010.

NYSDEC comments on the Phase 1 Final Evaluation Reports , April 26, 2010

Trustee Comments for the Hudson River Phase 1 Engineering Performance Standard Peer Review Panel, presented by Lisa Rosman, NOAA, February 17, 2010.

Comments by the Hudson River Trustees on the Productivity Standard to the Phase 1 Peer Review Panel, presented by Tom Brosnan, NOAA, February 18, 2010.

NYSDEC Comments by Kevin Farrar, February 18, 2010.

NYSDEC Comments by Wayne Richter, February 18, 2010.

Comment to the Hudson River Phase 1 Peer Review Panel on Evaluating Backfill as a Contributor to Exceedance of the Resuspension Standard, presented by Bob Foley, DOI. February 17, 2010.

New York State Report on Observations from Phase 1 Dredging Oversight and Recommendations on Changes for Phase 2 , February 2010.

Trustee Coordination and Management

Correspondence

Trustee letter to General Electric regarding GE's Hudson River Project Report (Response to NYS Comptroller) , January 2014.

Trustees Letter to General Electric regarding Phase 2 Final Design Report , June 21, 2011.

Trustees Letter to General Electric regarding Phase 1 Final Design Report , August 14, 2006.

Trustees Letter to General Electric regarding Intermediate Design Report , November 7, 2005.

Preassessment Phase

Preliminary Injury Assessment

Responsiveness Summary for the Hudson River NRDA Plan , July 2003.

Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment Plan , September 2002.

Hudson River Preassessment Screen , Linking to a non-federal government web site.This link does not imply endorsement.  October 1997.

Injury Assessment Phase

Residual and Remedial Injury

Study Plan for Freshwater Mussel Injury Determination, Population Assessment and Potential Functional Roles of Native Mussels in Multiple Sections of the Upper Hudson River: 2015 Remedial Injury Study, Amendment 1 , May 2015.

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Freshwater Mussels , June 2015.

2013 Remedial Injury Mussel Pilot Study , September 2014

Responsiveness Summary for the Study Plan for Freshwater Mussel Injury Determination , Sept 2, 2014

Study Plan for Freshwater Mussel Injury Determination , August 15, 2014

Draft Study Plan for Mussel Injury Investigation for the Hudson River , June 2014

Presentation: Upper Hudson Unremediated PCBs: Impacts on the Recovery Time of Lower Hudson Fish , April 2013

Presentation: Application of Risk Assessment Outcomes to Remedial Decisions: Importance of Natural Recovery Rate Estimates in Sediment , November 2011.

Presentation: Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment , June 2011.

Presentation: Hudson River Remedy Part I: Unremediated PCBs and the Implications for Restoration , April 2011.

Presentation: Hudson River Remedy Part II: Habitat Remediation and Reconstruction and the Implications for Restoration , April 2011.

Presentation: Hudson River Remedy: Unremediated PCBs and the Implications for Restoration. February 2011.

Presentation: Evaluation of Natural Recovery Models for Sediment in the Upper Hudson River. February 2009.

Presentation: Estimated Post-Remedial PCB Concentrations in Especially Sensitive or Unique Habitats of the Upper Hudson River, Poster Presentation, February 2009.

Presentation: Especially Sensitive or Unique Habitats of the Upper Hudson River. November 2008.

Groundwater

Injury Determination Report: Hudson River Groundwater Resources , August 2015.

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Groundwater Injury Determination , September 2015.

Surface Water

Injury Determination Report, Hudson River Surface Water Resources , Linking to a non-federal government web site.This link does not imply endorsement.  December 2008.

Quality Assurance Plan

Quality Assurance Project Plan Organochlorine and Metal Contaminant Levels in Hudson River, New York Reptiles and Amphibians, Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment . Final Public Release Version, Revision No.1, August 11, 1998.

Analytical Quality Assurance Plan - Version 2.0 , September 2005.

Analytical Quality Assurance Plan - Version 1.0 , July 2002.

Aquatic Resources (Benthic, Fish, and Shellfish Resources)

Histopathology of brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus), smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), and yellow perch (Perca flavescens) in relation to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River, January 2017

Presentation: Histopathology of Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus), Smallmouth Bass (Micrpterus dolomieu), and Yellow Perch (Perca fluvescens) in Relation to Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Contamination in the Hudson River, Poster, November 2016

Hudson River Benthic Study Report , October 13, 2016

Factsheet: Hudson River Benthic Study , October 2016

Injuries to Hudson River Fishery Resources: Fishery Closures and Consumption Restriction , April 2015

Toxic Effects of PCB126 and TCDD on Shortnose Sturgeon and Atlantic Sturgeon , June 2012.

Presentation: Vulnerabilities of Atlantic Sturgeon and Shortnose Sturgeon to PCB 126 and TCDD Induced Early Life-Stage Toxicities, November 2011

Characterization and expression of cytochrome P4501A in Atlantic sturgeon and shortnose sturgeon experimentally exposed to coplanar PCB 126 and TCDD, March 2011

Fish Toxicity Pilot Study for the Hudson River NRDA, May 2009.

Sampling and Analysis Plan for Hudson River Fish Health Assessment Phase I , October 3, 2001.

Injuries to Hudson River Fishery Resources: Fishery Closures and Consumption Restrictions , Final Report, June 2001.

Birds and Wildlife

Dean et al 2016. Abstract. Comparison of vehicle mortality following in ovo exposure of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) eggs to corn oil, triolein and a fatty acid mix , August 2016

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in adult and juvenile mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) from the Hudson River, New York, USA, June 2016

Presentation: Dietary Exposure of Mink (Muselta vison) to Fish from the Upper Hudson River, New York USA: Effects on Reproduction, Offspring Growth, Mortality, Organ Mass and Pathology . November 2015.

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Catbird Egg Investigation , May 2015

Presentation: Estimating American mink, Neovison vison, density in complex river networks using spatial capture-recapture , April 2015

Sutherland et al. 2015. Abstract. Estimating American mink, Neovison vison, density in complex river networks using spatial capture-recapture

Sutherland et al. 2014. Abstract. Modelling non-Euclidean movement and landscape connectivity in highly structured ecological networks , Linking to a non-federal government web site.This link does not imply endorsement. January 2015.

Presentation: Developmental Uptake of Radiolabeled 3,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 77) into Japanese Quail Egg Compartments and Embryos , November 2014

Presentation: Measuring 'ecological' distance in spatial capture-recapture models , October 2013.

Barton et al. 2013a. Abstract. Characterization of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Action on Novel Biochemical Pathways in Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica ) , October 2013.

Barton et al. 2013b. Abstract. EROD Activity as a Biomarker of Exposure in Field and Laboratory Birds Exposed to Environmentally Relevant PCB Mixtures , October 2013.

Ottinger et al. 2013. Abstract. Impacts of Embryonic Exposure to PCBs on Heart Development in Japanese Quail , October 2013.

Injury Determination Report: PCB Concentrations in Hudson River Resident Waterfowl , August 2013.

Modification to Study Plan for Mink Injury Determination: Investigation of Mink Abundance and Density Relative to Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination within the Hudson River Drainage , August 2013.

Dietary exposure of mink ( Mustela vison ) to fish from the Upper Hudson River, New York, USA: Effects on organ mass and pathology , January 2013.

Dietary exposure of mink ( Mustela vison ) to fish from the Upper Hudson River, New York, USA: Effects on reproduction and offspring growth and mortality , January 2013.

Presentation: EROD activity in wild and laboratory birds with embryonic exposure to environmentally relevant PCB mixtures as an assessment of biomarkers of exposure , November 2012

Presentation: Effects of Embryonic Exposure to PCBs on heart development in avian laboratory species , November 2012.

Presentation: Comparing Effects of Complex Mixtures versus Single PCBs: Functional Outcomes of Exposure in Field and Lab Studies , November 2012

Responsiveness Summary for the Study Plan for Mink Injury Determination: Investigation of Mink Abundance and Density Relative to Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination Within the Hudson River Drainage, Final , July 6, 2012.

Fact Sheet: Mink Injury Investigations for the Hudson River NRDA, 2012-2013 , June 2012.

Study Plan for Mink Injury Determination, Investigation of Mink Abundance and Density Relative to Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination Within the Hudson River Drainage , June 13, 2012.

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Bald Eagle Update , May 2012.

Fact Sheet: Mink Injury Investigations for the Hudson River NRDA 2012-2013 , March 2012.

Study Plan for Mink Injury Determination, Investigation of Mink Abundance and Density Relative to Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination within the Hudson River Drainage , March 2012.

Presentation: Effects of an Environmentally Relevant PCB Mixture on Embryonic Heart Development at HH20 in Gallus domesticus ( Domestic Chicken ) , November 2011.

Presentation: PCB Concentrations in Tree Swallow ( Tachycineta bicolor ) Eggs Collected from the Upper Hudson River Varies Within a Season and Between Years , November 2011.

Presentation: Differential Expression of Liver Regulatory Genes with Embryonic PCB Exposure , November 2011

Presentation: Dietary Exposure of Mink ( Mustela vison ) to Fish from the Upper Hudson River, New York, USA: Effects on Reproduction, Offspring Growth and Mortality , November 2011.

Presentation: Dietary Exposure of Mink ( Mustela vison ) to Fish from the Upper Hudson River, New York, USA: Organ Mass and Pathology , November 2011.

Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Organochlorine Pesticides in Bald Eagle Blood and Egg Samples from the Hudson River, New York, USGS Report CERC-8335-FY03-31-04 Dated July 2003. FWS Project Title: Chemical Contamination of Resident/Nesting Bald Eagles Along the Hudson River, New York - Samples from 1999-2001,Final , August 1, 2011.

Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Organochlorine Pesticides in Bald Eagles and Fish from the Hudson River, New York, Sampled 1999-2001, USGS Report CERC-8335-FY03-31-02 Dated February 11, 2003. FWS Project Title: Chemical Contamination of Resident/Nesting Bald Eagles Along the Hudson River, New York - Samples from 1999-2001, Final , August 1, 2011.

Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Organochlorine Pesticides, Dioxins and Furans in Bald Eagle Blood and Egg Samples from the Hudson River, New York,USGS Report CERC-8335-FY05-31-03 Dated September 2005 , August 1, 2011.

Organochlorine Contaminants in Biota from the Hudson River, New York,USGS Final Report FY99-31-01 Dated July 2000, FWS Project Title: Investigation of Exposure of Migratory Birds to PCBs, PCDD, PCDFs and Organochlorine Pesticides Along the Hudson River, Final , August 1, 2011.

Organochlorine Contaminants in Tree Swallow Nestlings and in Adipose Tissue from Great Blue Heron Nestlings, USGS Report FY-00-31-05 Dated November 30, 2000 Corrected June 2011, FWS Project Title: Chemical Contamination of Nestling Tree Swallows, Great Blue Herons, and Resident/Nesting Bald Eagles Along the Hudson River, Final , August 1, 2011.

Congener-Specific Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Residues in Tree Swallow Chicks, Eggs, and Other Biota from the Hudson River, W.U. 30096, USGS Final Laboratory Report FY-97-30-01 Dated November 25, 1996, Final , August 1, 2011.

Organochlorine Contaminants in Bald Eagle Eggs, USGS Final Report FY-00-31-04 Consisting of: Original Report Dated October 24, 2000 and Correction Dated October 30, 2001. FWS Project Title: Chemical Contamination of Nesting Tree Swallows, Great Blue Herons, and Resident/Nesting Bald Eagles Along the Hudson River, New York, Final , August 1, 2011.

Patterns of organic contaminants in eggs of an insectivorous, omnivorous, and piscivorous bird nesting on the Hudson River, New York , October 2010.

Polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, furans, and organochlorine pesticides in spotted sandpiper eggs from the upper Hudson River basin, New York , February 2010

Data Report for the Collection of Small Mammals and American Woodcock from the Floodplain of the Hudson River, New York in Year 2001, Analysis of Floodplain Earthworms from the Year 2000, and Re-Analysis of Select Floodplain Soils and Small Mammals from the Year 2000. January 2010

Polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, furans, and organochlorine pesticides in belted kingfisher eggs from the upper Hudson River basin, New York, USA , January 2010

Data Report Organochlorine and Metal Contaminant Levels in Hudson River Aquatic Insects , September 2009.

Study Plan For Avian Injury Study Year 4 (2009), June 2009.

Data Report for the Preliminary Investigation of Amphibian Breeding Habitat and Screening of Breeding Pool Sediments for Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination, Hudson River, New York , January 8, 2008.

Responsiveness Summary for Avian Injection Study, Amendment for Year 2 (2007) , September 2007.

Work Summary and Data Report for the Collection of Bats from the Hudson River (2001 and 2002 Samples) , September 2007.

Avian Egg Injection Study Plan, Amendment for Year 2 (2007) , June 1, 2007.

Data Report for Collection of Bullfrog Tadpoles and Near-shore Sediment from the Hudson River , May 2007.

Study Plan for Avian Egg Injection Study (Revised) , January 2007.

Responsiveness Summary for the Study Plan for Mink Injury Investigations for the Hudson River , December 31, 2006.

Study Plan for Mink Injury Investigations for the Hudson River , August 2006.

Responsiveness Summary for the Avian Egg Injection Study Plan , Final, June 5, 2006.

Study Plan for Avian Egg Injection Study , Final Public Release Version, May 12, 2006.

Modifications to Study Plan for Avian Investigations for the Hudson River: USGS Study Plan Amendment for 2006 , May 2006.

Data Report for the Collection of Eggs From Spotted Sandpipers, American Woodcock, Belted Kingfisher, American Robin, Red-Winged Blackbird, and Eastern Phoebe Associated With the Hudson River From Hudson Falls to Schodack Island, New York , Final. Released September 17, 2004. Revised June 15, 2005.

Modifications to Study Plan for Avian Investigations for the Hudson River USGS Study Plan Amendment for 2005 , May 2005.

Data Report for the Collection of Eggs from Eastern Screech Owl Associated with the Hudson River from Hudson Falls to Schodack Island, New York , April 28, 2005.

Responsiveness Summary for the Study Plan for Year 2004 Avian Investigations Hudson River , April 11, 2005.

Data Report for the Collection of Eggs from the Common Snapping Turtle ( Chelydra serpentina serpentina ) from the Hudson River, New York , March 30, 2005.

Data Report for the Screening for Organochlorine and Metal Contaminant Levels in Hudson River, New York Bullfrogs ( Rana catesbeiana ) and Snapping Turtles ( Chelydra serpentina serpentina ) . Final, February 28, 2005.

Work Summary and Data Report for the Collection of Eggs From American Peregrine Falcon, Hudson River, New York , December 24, 2004.

The Accumulation of Sedimentary PCBs in Bullfrog ( Rana catesbeiana ) Tadpoles From the Upper Hudson River , November 2004.

Database User Manual For Version 3.0 Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment Turtle Egg Study , July 30, 2004.

Study Plan for Year 2004 Avian Investigations for the Hudson River , June 15, 2004.

Presentation: Hudson River NRDA Floodplain Data Summary , 2004.

Presentation:  Egg PCB Contamination of Various Avian Feeding Guilds from the Upper Hudson River , November 2003.

Presentation:  PCB Contamination of Common Snapping Turtle Eggs from the Hudson River , Poster, November 2003.

The Hudson River Mammal Contaminant Assessment Project, Analytical Procedures for Diet Analysis of Mammals and Metadata for the Diet Database: Mammal_diets_final.xls, October 2003

Floodplain Soil and Biota Screening Sampling Report , February 2002.

Presentation:  PCBs in Floodplain Soils and Shrews of the Hudson River , November 11-15, 2001.

Progress Report on Hudson River Mammals:  Polyclorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Levels in Mink, Otter, Muskrat and Trapping Results for Mink, the Upper Hudson River Drainage, 1998-2000 , March 2001.

Factors Affecting the Distribution of Mink from Contaminated Habitats, Report of Research Activity, 1993-1994 .

Navigation

Injuries to Hudson River surface water resources resulting in the loss of navigational services , July 2006.

Restoration Planning

Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment Revised Restoration Proposal Form , March 2016

Presentation: Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration , April 2015

Presentation: Hudson Estuary Fish Passage Coordination Meeting . October 2014.

Presentation: Assessment of Fish Passage Opportunities in Lower Hudson River Tributaries (2009-2014) . October 2014.

USFWS Restoration Project List Outreach Letter , December 2013.

Presentation: Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration , December 2013.

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Restoration Planning: Publication of List of Restoration Project Proposals Submitted by the Public , September 2013.

Fact Sheet: Upper Hudson Freshwater Mussel Restoration Planning Pilot Study , September 2013.

Presentation: Current Assessment of Fish Passage Opportunities in the Tributaries of the Lower Hudson River , April 2013

Presentation: Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration , January 2013

Presentation: Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration , Linking to a non-federal government web site.This link does not imply endorsement.  December 2012

River Herring: Assessment of Fish Passage Opportunities in Lower Hudson River Tributaries (2009-2012) , October 2012.

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Restoration Planning , March 2012.

Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment Restoration Proposal Form , February 2012

NYSDEC Update on Hudson River restoration proposals , November 2011

Presentation: Current Assessment of Fish Passage Opportunities in the Tributaries of the Lower Hudson , Poster Presentation, June 2011.

Upper Hudson River Estuary (USA)Floodplain Change Over the 20th Century , Journal article, April 2011.

Presentation: Have the Impediments to Passage for Migratory Fish on Lower Hudson River Tributaries Changes Over a 15 Year Period? , November 2010.

Public Outreach and Involvement

Public Outreach

The trustees have established a Hudson River listserv for individuals who want to receive news about the status of the injury assessment and restoration efforts. Announcements will be issued as needed.

Subscribe: To add yourself to this email list, send a blank email to Hudson-nrda-join@list.woc.noaa.gov .

Unsubscribe: To remove yourself from this email list, send a blank email to ​ Hudson-nrda-leave@list.woc.noaa.gov . You will receive a confirmation email about unsubscribing.

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Accomplishments 2015 , February 2016

Presentation: Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration , April 2015

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Fish Consumption Advisory , April 2015

Fact Sheet: Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Cleanup and Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration , April 2015

Byrne 2015. Abstract. Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment: Injury Assessment and Restoration Planning

Fact Sheet: Hudson River Accomplishments 2014 , December 2014

Fact Sheet: PCBs in the Hudson River , October 2014

Fact Sheet: PCB Pollution: Who's Going to Clean This Up? , October 2014

PCB Contamination of the Hudson River Ecosystem Compilation of Contamination Data Through 2008 , January 2013

Fact Sheet: Fish Toxicity Pilot Study for the Hudson River NRDA , May 2009

Fact Sheet: Sediment Toxicity Pilot Study for the Hudson River NRDA , September 2008

Fact Sheet: Amphibian Investigations for the Hudson River NRDA , June 2008.

Fact Sheet: Amphibian Investigations for the Hudson River NRDA , November 2007.

Fact Sheet: Preliminary Investigations of PCBs in Hudson River Bats , October 2007.

Fact Sheet: Avian Investigations for the Hudson River NRDA , December 2006.

Fact Sheet: Mink Investigations for the Hudson River NRDA , Summer 2006.

Fact Sheet: Addressing PCB-Related Losses Along the Hudson River through a Natural Resource Damage Claim , 2004.

Fact Sheet: Preliminary Investigation of Frogs and Sediments , NRDA status report, Spring 2004.

Fact Sheet: Avian Investigations for the Year 2004 , Spring 2004.

2003 Update: Hudson River Natural Resource Damage Assessment .

Presentation: Egg PCB Contamination of Various Avian Feeding Guilds from the Upper Hudson River , November 2003.

Presentation: PCB Contamination of Common Snapping Turtle Eggs from the Hudson River , Poster, November 2003.

Public Availability Sessions on NRDA Plan , October 2002.

Fact Sheet:  Summary of the Damage Assessment Plan , 2002.

Fact Sheet:  Preliminary Investigation of Snapping Turtles , NRDA status report, Summer 2002.

Fact Sheet: Preliminary Investigations of Bird Injuries , NRDA status report, Spring 2002.

" Hudson River Restoration: Role of Natural Resource Trustees ," Clearwaters , Linking to a non-federal government web site.This link does not imply endorsement.  Spring 2002.

Public Participation Plan Phase II: The Hudson River NRDA Plan , April 2002.

Fact Sheet:  Summary of the Damage Assessment Plan , 2002.

Fact Sheet:  Assessing Fish Health , NRDA status report, Fall 2001.

Presentation:  PCBs in Floodplain Soils and Shrews of the Hudson River , November 2001.

Hudson River NRDA Status Report , July 2000.

Public Participation Plan Phase I: Review of the Draft Scope of the Hudson River NRDA Plan , July 1998.

Press Releases

September 3, 2015 , "Hudson River Trustees Find Injury to Groundwater"

April 23, 2015 , "New Report Confirms Fish Injury from Hudson River PCB Contamination"

February 3, 2014 , "Federal Trustees Correct General Electric's Misinformation in Latest Hudson River PCB Report."

January 16, 2013 , "New Report Issued on PCB Contamination of the Hudson River"

September 16, 2002 , "Trustees Release Plan To Assess Hudson River Resource Injuries."

Public Comments

Responsiveness Summary for the Avian Egg Injection Study Plan , Final, June 5, 2006.

Responsiveness Summary for the Study Plan for Year 2004 Avian Investigations Hudson River , April 2005.

Responsiveness Summary for the Hudson River NRDA Plan , July 2003.

Media Coverage

PCB pollution: River trustees assess damage , Poughkeepsie Journal, June 17, 2007

PCB pollution: River trustees assess damage (graphic) , Poughkeepsie Journal, June 17, 2007

National Public Radio Interview With Tom Brosnan , Linking to a non-federal government web site.This link does not imply endorsement.  January 2006

PCBs Found in Birds Living Near Hudson , The Saratogian, September 27, 2004

Study Will Test Birds, PCB Effect , Poughkeepsie Journal, September 12, 2004

Feds To Weigh Worth of PCB Damage , Poughkeepsie Journal, May 21, 2004

You Can't Duck the Quacking , Albany Times Union, February 7, 2003

GE Acts To Prove PCB Case , Albany Times Union, February 6, 2003

PCB Damage Being Assessed , Poughkeepsie Journal, December 3, 2002

Public Can Pitch River Projects , Poughkeepsie Journal, November 5, 2002

Help Decide the Future of the Hudson , Albany Times Union, October 22, 2002

Group Gauging PCBs' Strain on Region , Poughkeepsie Journal, October 18, 2002

Plan To Assess PCB Damage Needs Input , Poughkeepsie Journal, October 17, 2002

Meeting Set on PCB Plan , Poughkeepsie Journal, October 15, 2002

Expansive River Cleanup Plan Revealed , Poughkeepsie Journal, September 17, 2002

Turtle Eggs Studied for PCB Damage , Saratoga Springs Daily Gazette, August 2002

Hudson River Restoration: Role of Natural Resource Trustees , Clearwaters , Linking to a non-federal government web site. This link does not imply endorsement.  Spring 2002

Groups To Chart River's PCB Damage , Poughkeepsie Journal, August 16, 2000

National Public Radio Interview With Tom Brosnan , August 2000


 
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