|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 1 Apr 2019 13:07:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Franklin [Indiana] School Buildings Reopen Following Testing For Toxic Chemical"|
Franklin School Buildings Reopen Following Testing For Toxic Chemical By REBECCA THIELE Indiana Public Media March 29, 2019 Students will be able to return to Needham and Webb elementary schools in Franklin on Monday after the school district determined the buildings are safe. High levels of the cancer-causing chemical TCE were found underneath the schools, prompting further testing inside the buildings during students' spring break. “It will never be my intention to put a student or staff member back into a facility where there would be question of unsafe air quality,” says Superintendent David Clendening. On Thursday March 21, the district decided to close the elementary buildings and have kids learn from home. Some samples taken underneath Webb Elementary’s first grade classrooms, for example, were two to three times higher than what the Indiana Department of Environmental Management considers safe. … For the entire article, see https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/franklin-school-buildings-reopen-following-testing-for-toxic-chemical.php -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/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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