Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Indiana homes tested for PCE contamination

December 17, 2008 - Standard Register is working with four additional northside residents whose homes showed some levels of perchloroethylene in the air, whether in living spaces or crawl spaces.

It also has completed a second round of indoor air quality testing at Terre Haute North Vigo High School, and both times there was no detection of PCE within the school, the company said Wednesday. PCE is an industrial solvent.

This testing is part of the company’s continuing effort to proactively address the discovery of PCE in the groundwater near its former facility at 1251 N. Fruitridge Ave.

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