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Assembly Woman Donna Lupardo Urges for Higher TCE Standards

Assembly Woman Donna Lupardo is calling on the Department of Health to provide more protections against the chemical, TCE.

Earlier this month the National Institute For Safety and Occupational Health presented a study.

It showed that IBM workers exposed the the chemical TCE had higher than expected cases of cancer.

Lupardo says this is something that manufacturers should be concerned about state-wide.

"IBM cleaned up the affected properties to a very good level. If they detected TCE they put in a ventilation system in, and that's not the case in other parts of the state. And the detection level where upon a ventilation system would have to be put in is really not very protective," said Assembly Woman Donna Lupardo.

Ccurrently in New York the TCE guideline for allowable levels is higher than in California, Colorado, and New Jersey.



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