fumigation http://publicradioeast.org en Proposed Fumigation Facility Raises Concerns http://publicradioeast.org/post/proposed-fumigation-facility-raises-concerns <P>Methyl bromide gas is considered a hazardous air pollutant by the EPA.&nbsp; A fumigation facility proposed for the Morehead City port wants to use the chemical to treat lumber before export. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:56:08 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 20118 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (08/02/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-080213 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Methyl bromide gas is considered a hazardous air pollutant by the EPA.&nbsp; A fumigation facility proposed for the Morehead City port wants to use the chemical to treat lumber before export.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about the issue in advance of a public meeting that has yet to be set. And, a local non-profit is collecting school supplies during this last tax free weekend to help children in need. &nbsp;We’ll catch you up on “Stuff the Bus,” Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; </span></p><p></p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:57:44 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 19939 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (08/02/13)