|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:19:26 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "As year starts, district and EPA say Malibu [CA]schools are safe"|
As year starts, district and EPA say Malibu schools are safe BY JOANNA CLAY Los Angeles Register (CA) August 18, 2014After months of investigations into toxic contamination at Malibu public schools, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District says it's safe for students and staff to return to school today.
The federal government backs the assertion.But teachers might observe some empty chairs. Malibu parents - at least 25 - didn’t want their children to return to Malibu schools this year due to PCBs found in five classrooms at Malibu High, a Malibu Unites survey said.
PCBs - polychlorinated biphenyls - were used in caulk from the 1950s until the federal government banned them in 1979. The chemical can cause cancer and affect the immune system, nervous system, reproduction and the endocrine system, among others.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.losangelesregister.com/articles/district-603587-malibu- school.html
-- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
Prev by Date: [CPEO-BIF] "Developer seeks brownfield credit to renovate former Buffalo [New York] gas station"|
Next by Date: [CPEO-BIF] Former oil refinery site, Olean, New York
Prev by Thread: [CPEO-BIF] "Developer seeks brownfield credit to renovate former Buffalo [New York] gas station"|
Next by Thread: [CPEO-BIF] Former oil refinery site, Olean, New York