|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||11 Feb 2007 19:52:26 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Vinyl chloride at Norco High (CA)|
Tests at Norco school fail to resolve cancer-causing gas's originTESTS: A cancer-causing gas could come from the building itself, not Wyle contamination beneath it.
By PAIGE AUSTIN Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) February 10, 2007Cancer-causing vinyl chloride gas inside Norco High School could be linked to common building materials rather than to underground pollution from a nearby toxic waste site, state officials said this week.
Although soil gas tests from beneath the school are far from conclusive, state toxics officials this week said they haven't found a pathway between the groundwater pollution and the gas inside the school. The missing link leads state scientists to consider the unsettling possibility that the toxic gas is coming from the building itself.
It's a mystery that leaves the community wondering: If building materials are the culprit, how many students at other schools face the same health threat?
... For the entire article, see http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_R_wyle10.45a8d8b.html# -- 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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