|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 9 May 2008 08:40:24 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Vapor Testing in St. Louis Park area, Minneapolis, Minnesota|
EPA bores in on source of mystery vapors in St. Louis Park By JENNA ROSS Minneapolis Star Tribune (MN) April 30, 2008A three-person team with a complicated bit of machinery on a pickup truck spent Wednesday drilling 40 Teflon-coated tubes 10 feet into the ground around a small area of St. Louis Park.
Left overnight, the 2-inch tubes collected air samples that the Environmental Protection Agency hopes could help identify the source of potentially hazardous vapors discovered beneath homes and businesses in the city.
...Since February, the EPA has screened 251 St. Louis Park properties -- 209 residential and 42 commercial -- and found high enough levels of vapors in the ground beneath 53 of them to warrant corrective action.
... For the entire article, see http://www.startribune.com/local/west/18435409.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 <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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