Hudson River CAG Meeting Set for Today

The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, NY.

During the meeting, a project update on in-river and floodplains work will be introduced.

This presentation and discussion will cover in-river and floodplains topics, including the five-year review process, the process for certifying completion of operable unit (OU) 2, and the 2016 sediment sampling approach.

An update on habitat reconstruction scheme will also be discussed at the event, the EPA said in its announcement.

This presentation and discussion will cover the status and progress of habitat reconstruction efforts and describe the benchmarks and criteria for success in the context of the Operation, Maintenance and Monitoring Program (OM&M).

A discussion about the CAG and community engagement on the floodplains work will cover several topics related to the new focus on the floodplains.

It will include a discussion of current community concerns related to sediment sampling in the floodplains, an exploration of needs and opportunities for technical support for communities, and an update by the subcommittee working on revitalizing CAG membership.

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