Dewey Loeffel Superfund Site

EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez speaks in Nassau, NY
Lucas Willard / WAMC

Work will begin this summer as part of ongoing remediation efforts at a contaminated landfill in Rensselaer County. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provided an update in the Town of Nassau Tuesday night.

Rensselaer County has advanced a proposed local law designed to pressure the Environmental Protection Agency to cease the discharge of an emerging contaminant from a federal Superfund site.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is calling for additional removal of toxic chemicals from a contaminated landfill site in Rensselaer County.