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Air Quality Investigation Again Shows No Health Risks Near Colorado School

An investigation conducted by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has once again shown that the air quality is safe around a local school in Greeley and nearby oil and natural gas wellsite.

The Denver Post reported on CDPHE’s findings from its third round of air sampling at that location:

“An investigation into elevated levels of benzene, a cancer-causing agent, in the air near a Greeley school has found no health risks for students or nearby residents, but state officials recommend several measures going forward, including continued monitoring of the site.” (emphasis added)

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