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Home - by - February 23, 2013 - 14:00 America/New_York - 8 Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) — One of Silicon Valley’s dirty secrets is coming back to haunt Google with toxic vapors.

TCE, or trichloroethylene vapors were detected at the company’s offices in Mountain View.

Google’s buildings QD6, and QD7, which sit on North Whisman road sit on top of what used to be Fairchild Semiconductor, Intel, Raytheon, and other computer chip makers.

The problem began when those chip makers dumped thousands of gallons of the toxic solvent into the ground, contaminating the water.

When Google moved in, they installed state of the art filters, and conducted rigorous air quality testing.

The normal range of TCE is five micrograms per cubic meter.

Readings as high as 8 micrograms per cubic meter were found in the Google buildings.

Employees were exposed for several months, but the EPA says it takes decades of exposure to cause problems.

MORE   http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2013/02/22/toxic-vapors-seeping-up-from-underneath-google-buildings/

» 8 Comments

  1. Name Redacted™

    February 23rd, 2013

    So that’s what makes them all lefties.

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  2. thirdtwin

    February 23rd, 2013

    Good thing they donated all that money and expertise to Obama. Otherwise, they would be facing some hefty fines.

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  3. Czar of Defenestration

    February 23rd, 2013

    Can they rent out space to ACLU, SPLC, NYT and others?
    PLEASE?!?

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  4. bitterclinger

    February 23rd, 2013

    With the quality of Baraqa’s promises and all that integrity he has, Google should be expecting a knock from the EPA real soon.

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  5. Birdie Num Num

    February 23rd, 2013

    Google.

    From a clever algorithm by computer nerds imprinted with a leftist worldview spouting their cute middle school slogan “don’t be evil” to an overbearing ,corrupt ,smothering ,Orwellian digital force that has become the essence of evil.

    A classic case study of absolute power corrupting absolutely.

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  6. scr_north

    February 23rd, 2013

    You want to bet that if this had been discovered at Chic-Fil-A or some other conservative companies HO the EPA would have shut down and quarantined the building immediately but since Google is one of the progs they’ll go ahead and let them stay open. Breathe deep Google staff it’s not only the koolaid you have to worry about.

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  7. Shiite from Shinola

    February 23rd, 2013

    Build a 100′ wall around California and pump it full of sea water. That will fix most of the problems there caused by liberals.

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  8. Assholes

    February 23rd, 2013

    Why didn’t they scrape the ground first. They knew it was there.
    GOOGLE Canal, just like Love Canal

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