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Tribal Council Updates Ambient Air Standards for Superfund Site Cleanup


One of four air monitors in the residential area of Raquette Point rests near a family garden to monitor air quality levels that were exceeded last year during the construction of a 100-foot landfill, located in the background, which will permanently store PCB-contaminated materials at the General Motors Superfund Site despite objections from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.

AKWESASNE - On Onerahtohkó:wa/May 17, 2017; the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council signed Tribal Council Resolution 2017-29 and updated its ambient air standard for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Territory of Akwesasne. Scientific studies...

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