DEC Installs Unfit Water Filters. March 8, 2016.

The Department of Energy Conservation has hired private contractors to outfit Hoosick Falls residents’ wells to filter for PFOA contamination. Many of the installed filters, however, were labelled with warnings that the filters could cause cancer and birth defects. The contractor has been fired and the supplier changed. [Via WNYT] Advertisements

State is Investigating Multiple Sites. March 2, 2016.

While the search for a new water source for the village continues, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating multiple sites in and around Hoosick Falls for contamination. At this time it is unknown how many sites may have been used as illegal dumping grounds by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and the Honeywell […]