Gallery: NYC DOE Failed to Inform Parents that Bronx School’s Air & Soi...

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You’d think the Department of Education would’ve learned their lesson after the recent PCB debacle went spiraling out of control as more and more of the City’s negligence was starting to come to light. But at a meeting last week with parents, Chancellor Dennis Walcott admitted that the air and soil in P.S 51 are contaminated by a carcinogenic chemical, trichloroethylene (TCE). But worst of all, the Department of Education has known about the contamination since February.

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