|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:51:23 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Board rejects Kimberton school plan, Pennsylvania|
[The rejected school site is adjacent to a Superfund site, and there is
significant deep-aquifer TCE contamination, but there is no evident
pathway. I personally evaluated the vapor intrusion study, and if the
data is correct there is no current potential for vapor intrusion.
Furthermore, U.S. EPA has concluded that the future conditions will not
create such a pathway. Still, parents and teachers successfully urged
the school board to reject the site. - LS]
Chesco board KOs Kimberton school near Superfund site By WILLIAM BENDER Philadelphia Daily News June 20, 2008The Phoenixville Area School Board has decided that building a grade school next to a Superfund waste site isn't such a great idea after all.
It voted last night to abandon the Chester County school district's controversial plan to build the 650-student elementary school next to the federal hazardous-waste site.
By a 6-2 tally, the board adopted a last-minute resolution to reject all construction bids for the $19 million Kimberton Elementary School and to search for greener - and cleaner - pastures.
... For the entire article, see http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_update/20080620_Chesco_board_KOs_Kimberton_school_near_Superfund_site.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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