|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 18 May 2008 08:17:58 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Grand Prairie, Texas vapor testing|
Air in Grand Prairie neighborhood to be tested for contaminant TCE By JON NIELSEN The Dallas Morning News May 18, 2008Environmental Protection Agency representatives will take air samples this week in a Grand Prairie neighborhood sitting above groundwater contaminated with a noxious liquid.
The agency will study the potential vapor intrusion into homes of trichloroethylene, or TCE, a carcinogenic liquid used to clean grease off metal. The homes are near the former Delfasco Forge site at 114 N.E. 28th St.
"We want to make sure it's not coming up through the soil and getting into living spaces," said Rick Ehrhart, an EPA corrective action coordinator.
EPA officials said there wasn't an immediate need to test the site, but they wanted to gather more data.
... For the entire article, see http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-delfasco_18met.ART0.West.Edition1.4610010.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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