|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 8 Feb 2008 08:42:16 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] North Brunswick Township High School, New Jersey|
Report: No health risks near NBTHS Residents say assessment is not sufficient regarding effects of contamination BY JENNIFER AMATO North Brunswick Sentinel (NJ) February 7, 2008 There is "no apparent public health risk" at the North Brunswick Township High School and its surrounding areas associated with the soil contamination found in 2003, according to a preliminary public health assessment. Last Thursday, township officials and representatives from the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services and the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry held a meeting to discuss the remediation project that resulted from the expansion of the high school in 2003. The primary concern for the school, Veterans Park, Judd Elementary School, a PSE&G easement and six nearby residences was arsenic in surface soil, lead in settled dust and tetrachloroethylene (TCE) in groundwater. In July 2003, waste material consisting of pharmaceutical and laboratory wastes, glass vials, bottles and an unidentified dark brown material were uncovered near and within the Oval area of the high school, which is where the current auditorium sits. ... For the entire article, see http://nbs.gmnews.com/news/2008/0207/Front_Page/002.html -- 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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