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New EPA plan protects neighborhood from toxic fumes

Original post made on Sep 3, 2010

Mountain View resident Jane Horton said her fight to have her home tested for toxic groundwater vapors would have been much easier if a recent update to an important Environmental Protection Agency plan had been in place.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 3, 2010, 11:55 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Janice, a resident of The Crossings
on Sep 3, 2010 at 4:51 pm

"Lee said the EPA has notified homeowners in the past that they can have their indoor air tested, but many have chosen not to. Some feared it could affect their property values, Horton said."

I'd rather have my health than higher property values.


Posted by Cristina Yu, a resident of another community
on Sep 7, 2010 at 2:38 pm

Why don't you name the company that leaked the toxic waste?


Posted by learn to read, a resident of Shoreline West
on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:06 am

Follow the link to the EPA's "Record of Decision" cited in the article for the names of potential polluters from years gone by.


Posted by Old Ben, a resident of Shoreline West
on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:55 am

Everybody knows that second-hand cigarette smoke is the only environmental factor linked to cancer.


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