SOUTH DEERFIELD — As Deerfield, Sunderland and Whately look for a place to host seniors wi...

South County Senior Center study finds asbestos, lead paint and mold – The Recorder

SOUTH DEERFIELD — As Deerfield, Sunderland and Whately look for a place to host seniors with winter approaching, an environmental assessment of the South County Senior Center found asbestos, lead paint and mold in the 90-year-old building.The report, conducted by Easthampton-based Green Environmental Consulting, found the second floor and basement contained the majority of contaminants, which Deerfield Police Chief John Paciorek Jr. said would require an extensive, and expensive, rehabilitation process.“(Remediation) is something that absolutely needs to be considered in the future, however, it’s cost prohibitive at this point,” Paciorek said at a Senior Center Board of Oversight meeting earlier …

 

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