EPA report: Kinderhook Lake safe from landfill
Mar 19, 2015 12:03 am
Emilia Teasdale reports in The Columbia Paper that Kinderhook Lake is not being polluted by the Dewey Loeffel Landfill site, according to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency. “Based on this date and the information contained in this report, Kinderhook Lake does not appear to be impacted by the contamination from the Dewey Loeffel Landfill site,” the report said. The report also says the EPA will test some additional sediment samples from below Nassau Lake in the Valatie Kill. The story says, "Approximately ten water and nine sediment samples were collected from locations above (north) and below (south) the water treatment plant on the Valatie Kill; on the Valatie Kill between Nassau Lake and Kinderhook Lake; and in Kinderhook Lake." The full report is available on the EPA Dewey Loeffel Landfill webpage under “Additional Documents”: http://www.epa.gov/region2/superfund/npl/dewey/docs.html. Read the full story in The Columbia Paper.