TITLE

BREATHING EASIER

AUTHOR(S)
Ayers, Matthew
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Oct2010, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on vapor intrusion, a serious indoor air quality problem in buildings located above or near soil contaminated with chlorinated volatile organic compounds (CVOCs). It states that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Draft Vapor Intrusion Guidance covering problems in various states including New Jersey, Maine and Ohio. A mass of tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-impacted soil and groundwater contamination was also investigated in a corner of the building.
ACCESSION #
54106710

 

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