|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:45:16 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "No proof of health problems for Chicago Heights [MO] residents"|
Sampling of potential vapor exposure offers no proof of health
problems for Chicago Heights residents
By Sandra Jordan St. Louis American (MO) December 18, 2014 –Chicago Heights - Women and men in who live in the Chicago Heights area and Elmwood Park neighborhood in St. Louis County receive health study findings about possible medical problems in the area related to trichloroethylene exposure through the groundwater.
Residents in the Chicago Heights Boulevard and Elmwood Park neighborhood in unincorporated St. Louis County did not get the answers they were seeking about potentially harmful health effects from TCE water contamination seeping into their homes as vapor through the ground.
TCE is short for trichloroethylene, a colorless, odorless industrial solvent used to remove grease from metal parts at Missouri Metals, a nearby manufacturing plant that has been located on Page Avenue in Overland since 1957. TCE is also an ingredient of some adhesives as well as in paint and spot removers.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.stlamerican.com/your_health_matters/health_news/ article_87f01a28-8679-11e4-a7b5-93dc0de2a7aa.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
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