Hoosick Falls Classified as Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site
February 16, 2016
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) at concentrations exceeding established criteria has been found in Hoosick Falls water supply system and several non-municipal wells in the Town of Hoosick. NYSDOH has also identified lower concentrations of PFOA in private wells and other public water supplies in the Town.
A notice issued by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation showed elevated levels of PFOA in groundwater at the site of Saint-Gobain on McCaffrey Street and classified Hoosick Falls as Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site.
Read the Full Notice http://www.dec.ny.gov/data/der/factsheet/442046class2.pdf