Last chance for chemical tests in Riverside


RIVERSIDE, Ohio (WDTN) – Time is running out for Riverside residents to get their homes tested for dangerous chemicals.

The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a public meeting Wednesday evening to answer any questions residents have.

2 NEWS Investigates first exposed the public health threat in November 2013.

The EPA says cancer causing chemicals, called PCEs, were found in homes.

The source of the contamination has not been found.

The EPA says there are at least 100 homes that still need to sign up for free testing.

The public meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Stebbins High School. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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