|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:39:21 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Vapor intrusion in non-residential buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield (CA)|
Toxic vapors found in NASA Ames buildingsMoffett museum, commissary and convention center among those affected by TCE, PCE
by Danielt DeBolt Mountain View Voice (CA) April 26, 2013The Department of Defense has found toxic vapors in several buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield, buildings that are in use by the public, the military and NASA employees.
According to a report released this month, the air of 23 buildings was tested on a portion of Moffett Field where the United States Navy is responsible for the pollution cleanup. Two occupied buildings had toxic vapor levels above EPA limits in areas where people work: the Moffett Field history museum and Moffett's Building 10, which houses a crew of building maintenance workers.
Several other buildings also had elevated levels of toxic vapors in single locations not occupied by workers. Those buildings include the NASA Ames convention center and cafeteria, the Moffett Field Commissary -- where members of the military buy discount groceries and other items, and two large research lab buildings, N239A and N210.
... For the entire article, see http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6881&e=y -- 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 _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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