Anatomy of a Toxic Spill: The Hudson River PCB StoryLoading Next Slide
Kevin Farrar of DEC The capacitors were covered, then removed and washed with trichloroethylene (TCE), a carcinogenic solvent. The TCE and PCB slurry built up on the floor during the course of the work day. Workers needed new shoes every couple of weeks because the mix was so corrosive.
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