Western Middle School

Recent Posts

Greenwich Schools: More WMS Soil Sample Results Released

Environmental consultant, Langan, recently analyzed 52 more soil samples collected at one foot below ground surface and found that:
• 8 soil samples contained PCBs above the state Residential Direct Exposure Criteria
• 1 soil sample, taken at the eastern edge of the southern softball field had PCBs above the state Significant Environmental Hazard. That area will now be fenced off. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , ,

Marzullo Proposes Formation of Committee to Advise Selectmen on Contamination in Greenwich

“This reactive approach to soil contamination remediation is simply not working. It cost the tax payer thousands of additional dollars and it closes down fields, etc In some ways it’s becoming the norm that we test and then we go into remediation defcon 5. There has to be a better way. A proactive way.” – Selectman Drew Marzullo Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Tesei: Fencing off Fields at Western Middle School Reflects “Abundance of Caution”

After an oral report from Greenwich’s environmental consultant was released, and the Town fenced off Western Middle School fields, land surveyor Michael Finkbeiner challenged Peter Tesei during the First Selectman’s weekly radio show.

Mr. Tesei said the fencing would be installed out of “an abundance of caution,” and that there were not exceedances found at Western. Mr. Finkbeiner replied, “That patently is untrue. There were many exceedances.” Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , ,

Test Soil at Western Middle School? Marzullo’s Motion Fails to Carry

At Thursday’s Board of Selectmen meeting, Drew Marzullo urged Mr. Toner and Mr. Tesei to ask the Board of Education to begin testing Western Middle School fields immediately. He made a motion toward that end, but neither of the Republican selectmen seconded the motion, and so it was not carried forward. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,