New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is asking the Saint-Gobain company to cooperate with state and federal authorities as work begins to remove a chemical contaminant from the Hoosick Falls public water supply.
UPDATED 1/28/2016: In a village faced with a water contamination issue, the Saint-Gobain facility in the Rensselaer County community of Hoosick Falls has been declared a New York State Superfund site after weeks of worry.
The Hoosick Falls High School auditorium was filled to capacity Thursday night. Hundreds gathered to hear EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck provide details about the chemical contamination of the village water supply.