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Columbia County makes deal with NYS to cleanup Chatham property

Oct 12, 2017 7:45 am

Richard Moody is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Columbia County will enter an agreement with the State Comptroller’s Oil Spill Fund to clean up petroleum contamination on a foreclosed property in the town of Chatham. The Board of Supervisors voted Wed., Oct. 11, to enter into an agreement with the state to pay for the cleanup, which will be supervised by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Half of the proceeds from the resale of the property will go to reimburse the state Comptroller's Office for the cleanup. The parcel is classified as a family residence. The contamination was caused by a leaking tank on the property. Read the full story at HudsonValley360 [dot] com.