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Mass DPH to Conduct Cancer Evaluation of PCB Exposure

The state Department of Public Health will be reviewing for selected types cancer related to the problematic Hill 78 and Building 71.

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Pittsfield Health Subcommittee Asks for Update on GE Cancer Study

After receiving a presentation about environmental monitoring activities from the problematic landfills that abut Allendale Elementary School, the City Council's Public Health and Safety subcommittee requested that the state Department of Public Health provide an updated study on cancer cases in that area.

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Rest of the River Cleanup Expected to Take 15 Years

The permit requires GE to clean up contamination in river sediment, banks, and floodplain soil that pose unacceptable risks to human health and to the environment.

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State, Federal Agencies See No Concerns With Hill 78, Building 71

Ward 2 Councilor, Kevin Morandi petitioned for annual updates on their conditions. A presentation of environmental monitoring activities from General Electric was given to the Public Health and Safety Committee on Thursday evening.

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