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The City of New York (City) and the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) reached an agreement with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 (EPA) regarding the assessment and remediation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) Caulk in public school buildings (Consent Agreement and Final Order [CAFO], Docket Number TSCA-02-2010-9201).
Media and News
Council says DOE Must Notify Parents about PCBs in Schools ... Dec, 23, 2011
City releases list of 754 schools that could have toxic PCBs ... December 14, 2911
Removing PCBs From Schools Now Complicated By Asbestos, Says Ed Dept ... April 13, 2011
Timeline For PCBs Removal From Schools Still Not Finalized... April 14, 2011
City Council Letter to EPA Regional Administrator Enck ... March 11, 2011
E.P.A. Rejects City Timeline on PCBs ... NY Times, March 11, 2011
Fixing Phony PCB Problem Could Cost New York Schools a Billion ... The National Center for Public Policy Research ... March 2011
Striking PCB Levels Found at a New York School ... NY Times, February 22, 2011
PCB Q&A: How Toxins Ended Up in City Schools ... Wall Street Journal
Dept. of Education Stares Down $1B Retrofit ... February 14, 2011
Ridding Schools of PCBs ... NY Times, February 11, 2011
Parents Seek More Action on PCBs in Schools. ... NY TImes, February 3, 2011
PCB Q&A: How Toxins Ended Up in City Schools ,,, The Wall Street Journal
Bronx School Is Latest Found With PCBs ... February 7, 2011
EPA Warns of PCB Risks in Schools - Wall Street Journal, December 29, 2010
Demand for Help on PCBs in Schools ... October 8, 2010