|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 1 Jun 2014 20:56:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "State health officials reopen Huron [IBM Endicott, New York] TCE investigation"|
State health officials reopen Huron TCE investigation New studies prompt reevaluation of exposure guidelines by Tom Wilber Binghamton press & Sun-Bulletin June 1, 2014ENDICOTT - Exposure to TCE pollution deemed unsafe for village residents is acceptable for workers at the Huron Campus, state health officials determined in 2005.
That assessment may change this year, however, as the state Department of Health takes into account new evidence that TCE is more toxic than previously thought.
Eliminating trichloroethylene (TCE) vapors has posed mechanical and engineering challenges at the manufacturing buildings, which sit over the highest concentrations of a chemical plume spreading from the former IBM campus through 300 acres of the village. Pollution forms gases that enter buildings and enclosed spaces - a process known as vapor intrusion. The type of systems used to divert chemicals from under smaller
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.pressconnects.com/article/20140601/news01/306010032/state- health-officials-reopen-huron-tce-investigation?nclick_check=1
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