Contaminated Groundwater Shuts Down McClymonds High in Oakland

Source:, February 20, 2020
By: Michael Bott and Sean Myers

McClymonds High School will be closed for the rest of the week after the chemical compound trichloroethylene (TCE) was found in groundwater beneath the school, the Oakland Unified School District said Thursday.
According to the district, the compound was not found in the school’s drinking water, but officials temporarily closed the school over concerns the chemical may be impacting air quality. Read more.

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