Study finds chemical-infested air in Brownsville NYCHA apartments

Mere weeks after news broke that 1,100 children in NYCHA developments were poisoned by lead in recent years, the housing agency is facing new questions over toxic apartments. Sensors installed by clean energy startup BlocPower found elevated levels of chemicals in the air in five apartments at 33 Saratoga Avenue, a 125-unit building in the Saratoga Village development in Brownsville, Brooklyn. It’s unclear what exactly the chemicals are or where they came from. A lot […]

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