Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Health Assessment Seeks Vapor Intrusion Tests in Virginia homes

January 28, 2009 - The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has recommended that the EPA test Broad Run Farms properties and homes for "vapor intrusion" to determine if the groundwater is emitting volatile organic compounds such as trichloroethylene vapors into the air. Trichloroethylene (TCE) is an industrial cleaner and probable human carcinogen found four years ago in 26 residents' wells.

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