March 6, 2019 – A bill that would mandate the federal government spend $75 million each year to clean the toxic waste site in West Valley has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
The bill mandates that amount be spent each year between 2020 and 2026. It was introduced by U.S. Reps. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, and Tom Reed, R-Corning. It will now go to the U.S. Senate., where Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have backed funding efforts in support of the cleanup. Link to article