On June 10, 2008, A student brought in a jar of mercury and spilled an undetermined amount of it in a classroom at Pooler Elementary School, Chatham County, Georgia. Georgia Department of Environmental Protection, requested EPA's assistance in conducting air monitoring assessment with the use of a mercury vapor analyzer. Phone Duty Officer dispatched OSC Webster to conduct the assessment. OSC Webster determined from his assessment the mercury levels were above health based levels and warranted a removal action.
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