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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
BRPC Wants Language Holding GE Responsible For All Pollutants
"GE felt they were able to walk away from contamination that continued to come off the site." — Nathaniel Karns

Rest Of River Group Says Cleanup Plan Is Too Small
"How can you leave 75 percent of the stuff in the river and call it a cleanup?" — Robert Nason

Pittsfield Residents Weigh In On Rest of River Clean Up
"That's a conundrum I find myself in as well. How do we comment when we don't really know the plan?" — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

BEAT Celebrates A Decade of Environmental Advocacy
"Not that we don't like people. But people already have a voice, and we hope they use it. Wildlife doesn't." — Jane Winn

Rest Of River Group Looking For Partnership With Feds
"We are going, at some point, to need your support." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

Local Manufacturers Will Lead New Berkshire Innovation Center
"We have a pretty good cross section of our partnership with education and research institutions and our private-sector customers." — Rod Jane

Rest of River Group Formulating Response To River Cleanup
"There is still so much to go through." — Rene Wood

Pittsfield Council Narrowly Approves Joining 'Rest of the River'
"If we are going to be subjected to a cleanup, we should be at the table negotiating." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi

EPA Reports on GE Cleanup Progress in Pittsfield
"Silver Lake should be completed substantially by this year." — Dean Tagliaferro

Rest of River Finalizing Intergovernmental Agreement
"You don't know how much the damages are going to be in given communities." — Nathaniel Karns

Rest of River Group Moving Closer to Intergovernmental Agreement
"We tried to break it into how the group is going to functions in the different stages." — BRPC Planner Lauren Gaherty

River Council Grills EPA on Silver Lake Cleanup
"Guess what? They've been living there four decades being adversely effected, breathing in volatized PCBs." — Judy Herkimer

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