|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:31:36 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Vapor Intrusion meeting in Sunnyvale, California|
Sunnyvale: EPA to test for contaminants in northern part of city By Alia Wilson San Jose Mercury-News (CA) December 16, 2014Four months after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stepped in to oversee a contaminated triple site in north Sunnyvale, it is now asking if it may step into your home.
The EPA is requesting permission from certain residents in the Duane and San Miguel neighborhood to collect indoor air samples this winter.
The EPA must get permission from homeowners and renters to perform the free of charge air sampling as part of a study that will look at the potential for vapor intrusion--a process in which vapors from groundwater contamination may migrate into the indoor air.
A community meeting was held Dec. 10 in the multipurpose room of San Miguel Elementary--one of four schools located within the contaminated area--to provide residents with more information about the sampling study.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_27147202/sunnyvale-epa- test-contaminants-northern-part-city
-- 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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