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statenews.org: Story May 19, 2000
Battle to close school due to cancer scare almost won

A battle to get children away from alleged contamination at the River Valley Middle and High Schools in Marion is close to being won. The US House of Representatives yesterday approved language in a bill that would give the US Army Corps of Engineers the option to relocate contaminated school sites, such as River Valley. The bill still needs to pass the US Senate. Natalie Walston of public radio station WOSU files this report.


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