EPA Informational Meeting Still Leaves Some Questions Unanswered
The EPA held a public meeting in Fairhaven Wednesday night, but many who attended left with unanswered questions.
Federal and state officials presented information on the New Bedford Harbor clean up.
One issue of concern was the lack monitoring of airborne PCBs around dredging sites. Fairhaven Board of Selectmen Chair Bob Espindola says the EPA will address that at a later time.
Buzzards Bay Coalition President Mark Rasmussen says another issue revolves around CAD cells in the harbor...
The EPA recently received additional funding for the clean up and has hired a new contractor to continue the dredging with hopes of completion within seven years.
The informational meeting did draw a larger crowd than similar meetings in the past. The agency hopes to get more people involved with the project and hear more input from the public.