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The EPA monitors record benzene levels at one location near Ground Zero that is 58 times higher than OSHA’s permissible exposure limit. This is the highest benzene reading ever recorded at the WTC site. (Gonzalez 10/26/2001; Thomas Crosbie Media 10/26/2001)


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