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NYS Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin Gives PFOA Update [VIDEO]

Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas
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NYS Assemblyman McLaughlin addresses reporters at the State Capitol in Albany.

Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin (R,C,I-Troy) spoke with reporters inside the first floor of the state Capitol.

McLaughlin discussed today’s announcement that the United States Congress Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has joined his call to investigate the EPA and Cuomo administration for gross malfeasance of the Hoosick Falls water crisis.

McLaughlin also commented on yesterday’s announcement from Democrat Speaker Carl Heastie that the state Assembly will hold water quality legislative hearings in September. The hearings will be geared to seek answers into the poor handling of the Hoosick Falls water crisis.
 

Dave Lucas is WAMC’s Capital Region Bureau Chief. Born and raised in Albany, he’s been involved in nearly every aspect of local radio since 1981. Before joining WAMC, Dave was a reporter and anchor at WGY in Schenectady. Prior to that he hosted talk shows on WYJB and WROW, including the 1999 series of overnight radio broadcasts tracking the JonBenet Ramsey murder case with a cast of callers and characters from all over the world via the internet. In 2012, Dave received a Communicator Award of Distinction for his WAMC news story "Fail: The NYS Flood Panel," which explores whether the damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee could have been prevented or at least curbed. Dave began his radio career as a “morning personality” at WABY in Albany.
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