|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:05:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Fort Smith (AR) Youth Club Site To Be Tested For Contamination"|
Fort Smith Youth Club Site To Be Tested For Contamination By Chad Hunter Southwest Times Record (AR) August 5, 2014Based on new contamination findings, Whirlpool Corp. is seeking access agreements with the Fort Smith Boys & Girls Club and city for further testing.
A portion of Whirlpool’s now-closed plant on Jenny Lind Road has been contaminated with trichloroethylene, or TCE, since at least 1989 when it was discovered at the site, according to environmental consulting firm Environ. The chemical, now known to be toxic, was later discovered underneath a neighborhood north of the plant.
Whirlpool representative Jeff Noel said the new testing request was prompted by samples taken from monitoring wells installed earlier this year at the property’s northeast corner.
... For the entire article, seehttp://swtimes.com/news/fort-smith-youth-club-site-be-tested- contamination
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