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West Side School Picked for PCB Removal

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P.S. 199 will be part of a study to target and remove PCBs, a cancer-causing substance, throughout public schools in the five boroughs. Two years ago, the man-made chemical was found in the Upper West Side school, at 270 W. 70th St. between West End and Amsterdam avenues. An investigation revealed that the school was [&hellip
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CITY TO STUDY PCB REMOVAL

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Two years after toxic PCBs were found in P.S. 199, the city and federal Environmental Protection Agency agreed to address this chemical. The city will conduct a study to better target and remove PCBs, a man-made, cancer-causing chemical used in construction and electrical products before 1978. The legally-binding agreement was reached after the city possibly [&hellip
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