Upcoming workshop on PCBs in schools

More than 700 New York City public schools are believed to contain PCB-containing lighting fixtures and/or PCB containing caulk/sealants. Prior to remedial actions in pilot program schools, students were inhaling about six times the amount of PCBs that come from dietary sources. Might students attending schools in other locales be similarly exposed? What is the latest research on inhaled PCBs? In September, the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) will hold its annual meeting in Monterey CA. The meeting’s theme…

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