Exposure levels

Exposure levels

In the wake of a school closure and student reassignments due to lead- and asbestos-exposure fears, the Scranton School District faces legal challenges.
The five ‘R’s

The five ‘R’s

Parents, teachers and maintenance workers are understandably upset over the lack of information they received about asbestos contamination at Northeast Intermediate School, as well as other old facilities run by the Scranton School District.
Drip, drip, drip …

Drip, drip, drip …

As if the financially strapped Scranton School District needs yet another fire to douse, it turns out the district apparently ignored warnings about lead contamination in the plumbing systems in many of its school facilities. Given the relative age of many of the...