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Mayor Mark Lauretti stated the funds will help boost the city's economic revitalization.
"Connecticut sits at the end of our nation's tailpipe, inhaling smog from our country's heaviest polluters," said Tong.
"The science is indisputable: our climate is changing," New York Attorney General Letitia James said.
25 Grant Street LLC was accused of violating the Federal Debt Collection Procedures Act.
"There is nothing affordable or clean about coal," Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said.
The EPA's Walter Mugdan insisted his agency will "move forward with the important work to continue to address PCBs in the Hudson River."
Connecticut and New York are part of a new coalition filing a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the interstate regulation of smog pollution.
Connecticut and New York won a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to comply with the Clean Air Act’s requirement to control the smog pollution from upwind states.
The Port Authority plans to argue that the disposal of approved dredge material is vital to ensuring that waters remain open for commercial shippers and recreational boaters.
“Once again, the Trump administration is putting the lives of Connecticut residents at risk,” Gov. Dannel Malloy said in a statement.
U.S. District Judge Warren Eginton faulted the agency for violating the Clean Air Act by not responding to the petition within a 60-day time limit.
With the EPA’s new ruling, Gov. Dannel Malloy welcomed the news as a victory for “all those fighting for clean air in America,”
“The cost of removing additional pollution in Connecticut, where we already have stringent requirements in place, is estimated at $10,000 to $40,000 per ton,” Malloy wrote.
Although the plant is175 miles from Connecticut, the state attorney general claimed that its emissions contributed to air pollution in his state.
A harmless reddish dye is being released into the harbor on Tuesday as part of a study on how wastewater discharges from the Greenwich Water Pollution Control Facility.
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