|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 19 Sep 2008 16:00:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Victor Mill, Greer, South Carolina|
Study: Victor Mill toxins 'widespread' Development prospects could get boost from federal cleanup funds By Nan Lundeen Greenville News (SC) September 19, 2008GREER -- An analysis by a company hired by the federal government to assess environmental hazards at the defunct Victor Mill site shows widespread contamination with byproducts of combustion such as coal, which must be addressed before the site can be redeveloped.
The site assessment, obtained by The Greenville News through the Freedom of Information Act, states, "Analytical results indicate that PAH contamination is widespread at the Victor Mill site."
PAHs, or polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, "generally are formed during the incomplete burning of coal, oil and gas, garbage, or other organic substances like tobacco or charbroiled meat," Angela Gorman of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control said via e-mail.
... For the entire article, see http://www.greenvilleonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080919/NEWS01/809190321/1069/YOURUPSTATE01 -- 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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