|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||30 Jan 2005 18:19:59 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Hillcrest (NY) vapor intrusion investigation|
Pollution tests stepped up at 50 Hillcrest houses Officials seek to pinpoint source BY TOM WILBER Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin (NY) January 30, 2005 HILLCREST -- Scientists and technicians are working inside and outside of houses to find and clean industrial pollution in Hillcrest, as an investigation sparked by a rash of childhood cancers enters its eighth year. Contractors working for the state Department of Environmental Conservation are in the process of taking indoor air samples in about 50 houses, according to Thomas Suozzo, a scientist for the DEC. More houses may be tested later this winter. Meanwhile, representatives from CAE Electronics and Triple Cities Metal Finishing are testing and designing methods to remove a subterranean plume of gaseous solvents coming from factories on Nowlan Road. Scientists must assess more precisely where the vapors are coming from before they can determine a comprehensive strategy to clean them, Suozzo said. The cleanup plan has three main aspects: ... For the entire article, see http://www.pressconnects.com/today/news/stories/ne013005s144750.shtml -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/brownfields
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