|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 8 Apr 2020 17:02:10 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "5 More Wells Found Polluted South of Old Ciba-Giegy Pipleline, " Toms River, New Jersey|
5 More Wells Found Polluted South of Old Ciba-Giegy Pipleline By Shore News Network (NJ) April 8, 2020 TOMS RIVER - The old Ciba-Geigy pipeline which dumped thousands of pounds of chemicals and treated water off the sand of Ortley Beach until 1991 could be the source of the latest round of wells tested to have high concentrations of Trichloroethylene and Tetrachloroethylene (TCE & PCE). Those chemicals are the same as those found to have caused the 1980’s and 1990’s cancer cluster that claimed the lives of children in Toms River during that period. Toms River officials have been relatively low-key on this latest contamination news, posting, a quick press release on the town’s website. The contaminated area lies just south the old Ciba Geigy pipeline, which in 1984 burst open at the intersection of Vaughn Avenue and Windsor Avenue. The old pipeline ran from the Ciba-Giegy chemical plant on Route 37, along Route 571 and Bay Avenue, across the Barnegat Bay and through the barrier island where it emptied out just a few feet off the beach in Ortley Beach for decades. … For the entire article, see http://shorenewsnetwork.com/2020/04/08/5-more-wells-found-polluted-south-of-old-ciba-giegy-pipleline/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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