Housatonic River

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a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound

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In 1999, the company agreed to pay $250 million to the United States, Massachusetts, and Connecticut to resolve claims it polluted the Housatonic River with PCBs and other hazardous substances.
They've influenced General Electric to allot $150 to $250 million for cleaning up polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) polluting the Housatonic River in the Northeast; they've motivated Universal Health Services of Pennsylvania, the country's third-largest hospital management company, to formally request that its suppliers phase out the toxic PVC in medical products; and they have persuaded Ford, DaimlerChrysler, General Motors and Texaco to quit the Global Climate Coalition--an organization that undermined efforts to curb global warming.
The second scene occurred soon after passage of the Clean Water Act of 1972, at the end of a glorious canoe trip on a relatively unspoiled Connecticut section of the Housatonic River.
had come to accept the occasional Yale art student who would wander the rocky fields near the Housatonic River.
In Massachusetts, we have Waterkeepers now for Buzzards Bay and the Housatonic River.
ON SEPTEMBER 29, 1998, GENERAL ELECTRIC agreed to a $200 million settlement in principle of environmental claims resulting from pollution of the Housatonic River and other areas by chemical releases from GE's plant in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Already GE has reluctantly signed a consent decree that compels it to purge the PCBs it discharged into the Housatonic River at Pittsfield, Massachusetts, at a cost that could run to several hundred million dollars.
After a year of negotiations, Taylor, the Housatonic Valley Association and the new owners agreed to a conservation easement that will prevent development in the rolling meadows and open farm fields on the eastern banks of the Housatonic River.
employees in the beautiful Berkshires and along the Housatonic River watershed who are facing similar situations.
The Naugatuck flows into the Housatonic River four and a half miles south of the treatment plant.
For an out-of-the-ordinary adventure, groups can join a canoe trip down the scenic Housatonic River followed by a picnic and an evening of music at Tanglewood.
GE scientists will pump nitrogen, phosphorous, and other minerals into the floor of Woods Pond, a PCB-laden retention pond near the Housatonic River, Pittsfield, MA.
Bieke has handled high profile cases in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies, including the Hudson and Housatonic River Superfund Sites.
The City of Milford covers 24 square miles on Long Island Sound and lies at the mouth of the Housatonic River equidistant between the cities of New Haven and Bridgeport.
Her portfolio with Dagher Engineering includes the award winning net-zero design for the Housatonic River Museum in Pittsfield, MA and the historic renovation of Wave Hill House, a cultural center and garden in Riverdale, NY, as well as the management of the design for the Brooklyn Bridge Pier l mixed-use development