Topic 1. Conclusions
- Examples of Conclusion Categories
There are five examples on the map:
- Category 1:
methane gas from a landfill is moving into homes nearby. The gas in the homes is at levels that could result in explosions.
- Category 2:
hazardous chemicals are present in surface soil on the site at levels that could harm children exposed over an extended period of time.
- Category 3:
hazardous chemicals are present in groundwater at the site, and community members expressed concern about their well water. No private well water samples have been collected.
- Category 4:
a hazardous chemical has been detected in soil on the site and in neighboring yards at levels too low to cause harm.
- Category 5:
low levels of hazardous chemicals have been found in the groundwater, but the groundwater has never been used nor will be used by people in the community.
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