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Endicott's toxic plume reduced by 80% since 2004, says DEC

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New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation has been working with IBM to clean up a chemical spill in Endicott for years now. At a public meeting last night, officials from the DEC gave an update on one of the contaminated areas identified for cleanup.

For details on this long saga, which may be nearing an end, WSKG’s Managing Editor Bret Jaspers spoke with reporter Matt Richmond. 

Matt Richmond comes to Binghamton's WSKG, a WRVO partner station in the Innovation Trail consortium, from South Sudan, where he worked as a stringer for Bloomberg, and freelanced for Radio France International, Voice of America, and German Press Agency dpa. He has worked with KQED in Los Angeles, Cape Times in Cape Town, South Africa, and served in the Peace Corps in Cameroon. Matt's masters in journalism is from the Annenberg School for Communication at USC.