PCB's found in Spartanburg sewage treatment facility
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:14:24 GMT —
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- A fourth sewage treatment facility in the Upstate has detected hazardous PCBs.
The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported (http://bit.ly/16kX0if ) officials are trying to determine if the chemicals found in the Inman wasterwater treatment facility are related to three earlier cases.
Inman wastewater manager Jeff Bailey says he notified the state Department of Health and Environmental Control two weeks ago that PCBs were found in septic sludge at the facility. Baily says the level was below the toxic level
PCB contamination was found earlier this year in two Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District plants, as well as in Lyman and in Greenville-based Renewable Water Resource' Pelham plant.
Bailey says there has been on PCB contamination of drinking water.