Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 15:28:27 -0600
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From: "Long, Don" <don.long**At_Symbol_Here**WGINT.COM>
Subject: Re: NY School
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Gotta start somewhere.

Anybody remember asbestos?? Removal of that has created an entire 

Don A. Long
Southwest Research Institute Laboratory
Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility
PO Box 20130
White Hall, AR  71612

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Redden, Patricia
Sent: Monday, January 10, 2011 3:06 PM
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] NY School

Thanks - I did indeed mean "before" 1979.  This just seems to be the 
same mentality that says if you have very intact paint on your walls but 
some of the underlayers are lead-based, you must remove the lead-based 


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Sent: Mon 1/10/2011 3:37 PM
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] NY School

I think you meant to say built "before" 1979.  I was at one of those 
meetings.  And actually, this is their strategy to save money.  And I 
it is probably wrong headed.

Yes, the light balasts before this date usually did contain PCBs and 
are getting airborne.  But to just deal with this and not the fact that 
30% of latex paints before this contained them, most of the old caulks 
many plastics and more, my concern is they are going to remove the 
declare the problem over, and leave some schools still with high PCB 
from other sources.


In a message dated 1/10/2011 1:02:15 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
PREDDEN**At_Symbol_Here**SPC.EDU writes: 
> Am I crazy thinking this is overkill, that you automatically need a 
> complete lighting retrofit if the school was built after 1979?
> Pat

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