BHS flunks VT air quality test, students sent home for semester - WCAX

It’s not Covid, but poor air quality that has Burlington High School students learning from home through 2020. The school met federal standards but flunked the Vermont Health Dept. test. Fortunately, the cafeteria can still operate.

"An elevated level of PCB’s, a potential cancer-causing chemical, was found in the part of the building that houses the Burlington Technical Center. While the rest of the campus met EPA Air Quality Standards, it did not meet the Health Department Standards which then recommended students not return until the problem was fixed."



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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-09-17 19:13:17 -0400