|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 28 Jan 2012 22:09:19 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] LeRoy, New York "school to review environmental tests in medical mystery"|
N.Y. school to review environmental tests in medical mystery By Phil Gast, CNN January 28, 2012A school system in upstate New York, where more than a dozen female high school students are suffering from uncontrolled verbal outbursts and twitching, said it has hired a company to review environmental testing within the school and community.
The development comes as famed activist Erin Brockovich and other environmentalists are looking into whether a chemical that spilled in a 1970 train derailment about four miles from the school has anything to do with the girls' mysterious behavior. One of Brockovich's associates walked the grounds of Le Roy Senior High School on Saturday and traveled to the derailment site.
...Brockovich told HLN's "Dr. Drew" on Friday night that she will try to corroborate a note she said one of the affected family members received about the derailment.
"The contaminated rock, fill and soil was used to build the new school," Brockovich said of the note.
... For the entire story, seehttp://www.cnn.com/2012/01/28/health/new-york-students-illness/ index.html#1_undefined,0_
-- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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