|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 20 Jun 2008 17:31:21 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Roberts Avenue elementary school, Danbury, Connecticut|
Update: Dangerous chemicals found at Roberts Avenue School site Contaminants may have spread to homes in area By Robert Miller Danbury News-Times (CT) June 20, 2008DANBURY -- Fill dumped 50 years ago at the Osborne Street field, where the replacement for Roberts Avenue elementary school is being built -- has left the site contaminated with lead, mercury, arsenic and other chemical compounds that can cause cancer.
It's the second problem with contaminated soil the city has discovered in about a week. Last Friday it closed the soccer field at Rogers Park for the same reason.
...The city broke ground on the new $19 million elementary school in August 2007, and Boughton said by fall the contractors on the site began noticing differences in the soil they were digging up.
... For the entire article, see http://www.newstimes.com/ci_9633815 -- 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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