Bad Soil Contained to Corner No Reason to Delay Building Metea Valley, Dist. 204 Says
Byline: Justin Kmitch
For more than a month, Indian Prairie Unit District 204 board members have claimed the future Eola Road site of Metea Valley High School is safe.
Monday evening, the district's environmental experts, armed with several inches of environmental analysis, backed them up.
Three managers from Testing Service Corp. told board members and parents that only the northeastern 15.5 acres of the 87-acre tract, just south of Diehl Road, contained areas contaminated with diesel fuel and PCB contaminants.
The contaminated soil, though it needs to be remediated, will not delay construction of the third high school.
Board members have had copies of the report since early March, but a confidentiality agreement with Midwest Generation prohibited …
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Publication information: Article title: Bad Soil Contained to Corner No Reason to Delay Building Metea Valley, Dist. 204 Says. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: April 8, 2008. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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