Friday, February 13, 2009

State testing 450 Brooklyn homes sitting on plume of toxic chemicals

December 9, 2008 - At least five Greenpoint companies are accused of dumping toxic chemicals - and now neighborhood residents may be breathing dangerous vapors in their own homes.

It could be years before the giant underground "plume" filled with cancer-linked chemicals is cleaned up and the polluters forced to pay for it - if they ever are, officials conceded

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