|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:58:03 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "TCE still vexing for Como" neighborhood, Minneapolis, Minnesota|
TCE still vexing for ComoThe neighborhood is pushing for more testing and cleanup in vapor- affected homes.
By Meara Cummings Minnesota Daily March 12, 2014The Southeast Como Improvement Association is not satisfied with how General Mills and local agencies have addressed the trichloroethylene, or TCE, vapor issue in the neighborhood.
Members announced SECIA’s official position that current TCE cleanup and long-term solutions aren’t sufficient for residents at a press conference Tuesday.
General Mills dumped TCE vapors on its former Hennepin Avenue property for 15 years in the mid-1900s as a byproduct of its chemical research.
SECIA President Wendy Menken said the Como neighborhood has yet to have face-to-face conversations with General Mills on the issue and foresees a need for increased communication and cooperation in the future.
... For the entire article, see http://www.mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2014/03/11/tce-still-vexing-como -- 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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