Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Carcinogens found in contaminated soil in Utica, NY

September 8, 2008 - According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, “The Department of Health and Human Services determined that some PAHs may reasonably be expected to be carcinogens. Some people who have breathed or touched mixtures of PAHs and other chemicals for long periods of time have developed cancer.”

Litwhiler said the PAHs found during the investigation were near Elizabeth Street.

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