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Polychlorinated Biphenyls

City IDs Schools With Known PCB Leaks

The New York World | Posted 03.20.2013 | New York

On Tuesday, the New York City School Construction Authority released a list of 215 public school buildings where the Department of Education has repor...

Claire Gordon

Toxic Classrooms: Will NYC Schools Get Rid Of PCBs? | Claire Gordon | Posted 12.13.2011 | Education

At the end of the 2010-2011 school year, Michelle Chapman's 10-year-old daughter started complaining about headaches and fatigue. Her symptoms stopped...

The Toxic Substances Control Act's Toxic Baddies

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Of the some 80,000 chemicals manufactured and used in the United States, the EPA has issued regulations to control just five "existing" and four "new" chemicals. Today, we'll learn a little about each of them.

The City of New York Must Remediate PCBs Now, Not in 10 Years

Rep. Jerrold Nadler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rep. Jerrold Nadler

We cannot continue to play Russian Roulette with our kids' lives. polychlorinated biphenyls must be remediated quickly and efficiently from New York's schools.