|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||20 Feb 2005 19:28:42 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] East Fishkill (NY) IBM site|
EPA to test more Shenandoah homes Polluted sites to get different treatments By Dan Shapley Poughkeepsie Journal (NY) February 20, 2005 SHENANDOAH -- The Environmental Protection Agency will return to the Shenandoah area of East Fishkill before winter ends to test the air in more homes where toxic vapors are a concern. But the EPA may not set a goal of removing all detectable vapors in homes there, as it has in a nearby East Fishkill neighborhood, the Hopewell Precision site. Groundwater in both neighborhoods is polluted with chemical solvents. Shenandoah is polluted with tetrachloroethylene, or PCE, and, to a lesser extent, trichloroethylene, or TCE. PCE in groundwater breaks down into TCE. Hopewell Precision has TCE and trichloroethane, or TCA, in the water. ... For the entire article, http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/today/localnews/stories/lo022005s1.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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/brownfields
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