Monday, April 23, 2012

Ambiguity Surrounds the Detection of PCBs

Environmental Protection Online recently reported that:
In September 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided guidance for reducing potential risks associated with PCB-containing building materials in schools. The guidance documents used round-about verbiage, such as may and should, rather than must. The EPA does refer to PCBs as a serious issue, but also states that its presence in buildings and schools should not be cause for alarm. The irony in this is that, rather than directing a clear path, people are left confused and unsure of their steps to safety.
Read the full story here.

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