Gallery: Highest Possible Levels of PCBs Found at Brooklyn School, EPA ...

After reporting on Monday that they found the highest levels yet of PCBs in a New York City school, the EPA announced Tuesday morning that they will be suspending inspections since the city unveiled a plan last week to replace all leaking light fixtures. The tests at P.S. 306 in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn revealed levels of PCBs higher than the legal 50 parts per million — much higher. In one classroom, the ballasts were leaking pure product: oil with one million parts per million.

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