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Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures, Pre-1979

Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures, Pre-1979

The EPA has released recommended steps to take for schools with older lighting fixtures in order to reduce potential exposures to harmful levels of PCBs.

The guidance — part of EPA’s efforts to address potential PCB exposures in schools — is based on evidence that the older ballasts contain PCBs that can leak when the ballasts fail,