Ashburn (VA) neighborhood residents fear repaving project is toxic

As crews spread asphalt and sealant over the neighborhood streets of the Belmont community in Ashburn, some residents are worrying that the materials are highly toxic and present a health risk to their families.  “The smell goes away and everyone thinks it’s safe,” said Elisa Kepner, a Belmont resident who is an industrial engineer.  Kepner and other residents of the 2,000-home, gated community say there are immediate effects of the paving.    Read the article………..


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