Susan Buckley, RN, Director, Public Health
Ira Singh, MPH, Deputy Director
Donald I. Baird, MD, Health Officer

Division of Environmental Health

PRESS RELEASE

Date Released: 3/3/2009
Subject: Proposition 65 Notification
Contact: Melissa Martel, Supervising Environmental Health Specialist,
Phone: (707) 445-6215

A tree fell on power pole lines on State Highway 96 near Weitchpec felling a power pole resulting in the discharge of approximately 1 pint of transformer oil. The oil may contain PCBs. Clean-up was completed by PG & E. A sample was collected by PG & E and sent to Ukiah for analysis. Results will not be available until end of this week.

 

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