More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers
Original post made on Jan 4, 2014
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on Jan 4, 2014 at 8:26 am
Daniel and the MV Voice. This is another excellent (IMO) article on this continuing community legacy problem. It's important. It's good journalism. It's informative. I especially liked the detailed and easy-to-understand maps (paper edition) showing the outlines of the problem areas. I'm a visual learner - I understand more by 'crude' maps [ :) Nick ] than a paragraph or two of words! This helps me (as a school Trustee) see how close the problems are to the Whisman School site, and if it will be a public policy problem for MVWSD.
on Jan 4, 2014 at 3:30 pm
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TCE is not the only hazardous chemical that ends up in sewage pipes. Every entity connected to a sewer is permitted to discharge any amount of hazardous or acute hazardous waste, as long as the discharging industry complies with a one-time annual notification requirement. For a partial list of hazardous wastes that end up in sewage treatment plants and after processing, in land-applied sludges, see
on Jan 8, 2014 at 4:18 pm
Is anybody looking for cancer clusters or cases of polycythemia vera or other TCE-related illnesses here?
That would be interesting.