Larry Thompson stands on his family’s land at Raquette Point on the Mohawks’ Akwesasne Reservation in northern New York, near the chain-link fence that separates it from the former General Motors landfill, in Massena, N.Y., on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Residents of the Akwesasne reservation are not satisfied with Superfund cleanup plans that would leave the PCB-contaminated landfill in place, capped. (AP Photo/Michael Virtanen)

NY Mohawk: Move toxic GM dump from tribal lands

MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) — Larry Thompson sits high in his tractor cab and drives to a chain-link fence along his family property on the Mohawk Indians’ Akwesasne Reservation, where they fished, grew vegetables and played as children. He points to a toxic landfill about 30 feet away, stretching toward the St. Lawrence River. “The whole […]

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