NYLPI Celebrates Successful Removal of Toxic PCB Light Fixtures from NYC Public SchoolsMarch 2, 2018
“Removing the PCB-containing light fixtures from nearly 900 city schools is a huge milestone,” Rachel Spector, the group’s environmental justice program director, told Bloomberg Environment Feb. 28. “The light fixtures were the most potent source of exposure. But there are still many schools that may have air contamination from PCB-containing caulk.” NYLPI continues to advocate for better ventilation in schools to mitigate possible exposure from PCB caulk, as well as long-term air monitoring and public transparency.
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