Jan 30 2014

Information for residents of Elmwood Park


Information for residents of Elmwood Park

Statement from the DOH:

In December of 2013, the Saint Louis County Department of Health received a report from the Environmental Protection Agency that detailed a serious environmental problem in the Chicago Heights neighborhood of Overland. That problem is the presence of a chemical called trichloroethylene – or TCE for short. The report found that elevated levels of TCE exist in many places in the Chicago Heights neighborhood requiring the immediate action of the public health community.



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