|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 1 Feb 2011 20:43:40 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Vapors from General Chemical, Framingham, Massachusetts|
Report says home near Framingham chemical plant is safe By Danielle Ameden MetroWest Daily News (MA) February 1, 2011FRAMINGHAM - While toxins have seeped inside their home, a family living next to a Leland Street chemical plant is likely not at risk for cancer or other health problems, a new Board of Health study shows.
Homeowners Tom and Carrie-Lyn Woodsum, neighbors of General Chemical, say they're relieved by that aspect of the report, but remain unnerved by others.
The Woodsums told the Board of Health last night they can't afford to move and feel trapped. The report, prepared by an intern, generates "more uncertainty," Tom Woodsum said, as the couple worries about the ever-changing levels of chemical vapors shown on air quality tests. Officials say contaminants from an underground plume have entered their home through cracks in the foundation.
... For the entire article, see http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/top_stories/x579733700/Report-says-home-near-Framingham-chemical-plan-is-safe -- 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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