Legislative Review: PCB remediation plan needs funds

The recent news that Vermont’s Attorney General has filed suit against Monsanto for its sale of PCB-containing materials is an important step to hopefully recoup what is on track to be tens of millions of dollars — perhaps hundreds of millions — to fund the Scott Administration’s PCB school testing and remediation program.

Guest editorial: Vt.’s ‘gold standard’ on PCBs has school leaders terrified

If the State of Vermont accepted the Environmental Protection Agency’s standard for airborne polychlorinated biphenyls [PCBs], Burlington would not be on the hook for a $190 million rebuild of its high school and the administrations of most of Vermont’s o … (read more)

Ferrisburgh school to be tested for PCBs

FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh Central School (FCS) will soon be tested for the presence of the cancer-causing polychlorinated biphenyls, known as PCBs. This is the same contaminant chemical that led to last year’s closure — and more recently the abandonment o … (read more)