|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:22:58 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Testing for Toxic Vapor Complete for 90 Percent of Properties in Como Neighborhood, " Minneapolis, Minnesota|
Testing for Toxic Vapor Complete for 90 Percent of Properties in Como Neighborhood By Cassie Hart KSTP TV-5 News (Twin Cities, MN) March 25, 2014 Testing has been completed for more than 90 percent of the properties that needed sampling for the presence of a toxic vapor in the Minneapolis Como neighborhood. A total of 182 properties are participating in the study by General Mills. 166 homes and buildings have now been sampled. One-third of those properties, or 55 properties, have been found to have trichloroethylene (TCE ) levels below the very protective screening threshold set by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Approximately two-thirds, or 111, of the properties sampled have been offered vapor ventilation systems at General Mills’ expense. Of the 111 properties offered ventilation systems, nearly two-thirds, or 69 properties, already have their systems installed, with additional installations being completed weekly. … For the entire story, see http://kstp.com/article/stories/S3375354.shtml?cat=12196 -- 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 LSiegel@cpeo.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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