|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 5 May 2011 12:55:41 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Kipp Corporation vapor intrusion, Madison, Wisconsin|
Madison Neighborhood Concerned Over Possible Carcinogen In Soil Kipp Corporation's Manufacturing Plant Blamed Channel3000.com May 5, 2011MADISON, Wis. -- A group of Madison families on the near East Side is fearful about the foundations of their homes after a possible a carcinogen was found in the soil underneath.
..."If it's floating underneath my house and coming up into my basement with my 8- and 4-year-old child, that's a concern," said Berge.
State officials informed Berge and his neighbors that a potential carcinogen is making its way from nearby Madison Kipp Corporation's manufacturing plant into the ground in the neighborhood.
"And the issue we're dealing with here is that the PCE, or the tetrachlorethylene, contamination in the soil is also in the soil vapor," said Mike Schmoller, DNR hydro-geologist. "It's moving from the Kipp property through the back yards of some of the homes on South Marquette Street."
... For the entire article, see http://www.channel3000.com/news/27785290/detail.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street, 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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