|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 12 Aug 2008 09:34:01 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Azalea Elementary School, St. Petersburg, Florida|
Expert Says Pinellas School Near Raytheon Has Safe Air By GALINA TISHCHENKO Tampa Tribune/News Channel 8 (FL) August 12, 2008The air is safe at a St. Petersburg elementary school on the fringe of a groundwater pollution plume that originated on the site of a Raytheon defense plant, according to air quality tests conducted for the Pinellas County School District and Raytheon.
The consultant for Azalea Elementary, Steve Mlynarek of the University of South Florida, tested three classrooms, the lunchroom, a break room, the playground and cafeteria on Aug. 4. Raytheon tested the same areas a week earlier.
Both sets of tests detected four chemicals in the air: chloromethane, toluene, benzene and 1,2-dichloroethane. The experts said the discovery was unrelated to the groundwater pollution spreading from Raytheon.
... For the entire article, see http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/aug/12/me-expert-says-school-near-raytheon-has-safe-air/ -- 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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