|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 18 May 2009 21:58:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Koppers site, Gainesville, Florida|
Contaminated soil could cause long-term health effects By Megan Rolland Gainesville Sun (FL) May 17, 2009Residents near the Koppers Inc. wood treatment facility on Northwest 23rd Avenue who received notice Friday that soil near their homes was contaminated above permissible residential standards expressed concern Sunday afternoon about long-term health affects.
Erin Browning-Paine lives in a house adjacent to the buffer between Koppers and the residential neighborhood.
A soil sample taken from just west of her property line recorded the highest level of dioxins — 1,301 parts per trillion — of any of the samples.
... For the entire article, see http://www.gainesville.com/article/20090517/ARTICLES/905179925/1109/SPORTS?Title=Contaminated-soil-could-cause-long-term-health-effects -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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