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SENATE PANEL TO PROBE WATER CONTAMINATION

To address community concern about water contamination at the Joseph Sibilly School, Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg has called a meeting of the Planning and Environmental Protection Committee for Thursday, Sept. 9.
And to determine whether similar problems might exist elsewhere, he is asking that comprehensive water testing be carried out at all of the territory's other schools.
Donastorg said he hopes "that we can get answers to some of the disturbing and lingering questions about the contamination of Sibilly's water."
The meeting is set for 7 p.m. in the legislative chambers. Those invited to testify include Education Commissioner Ruby Simmonds, Health Commissioner Wilbur Callender, Sibilly Principal Dora Hill and representatives of the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Parents of Sibilly students and others are also welcome to testify and urged to attend, Donastorg said.

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To address community concern about water contamination at the Joseph Sibilly School, Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg has called a meeting of the Planning and Environmental Protection Committee for Thursday, Sept. 9.
And to determine whether similar problems might exist elsewhere, he is asking that comprehensive water testing be carried out at all of the territory's other schools.
Donastorg said he hopes "that we can get answers to some of the disturbing and lingering questions about the contamination of Sibilly's water."
The meeting is set for 7 p.m. in the legislative chambers. Those invited to testify include Education Commissioner Ruby Simmonds, Health Commissioner Wilbur Callender, Sibilly Principal Dora Hill and representatives of the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Parents of Sibilly students and others are also welcome to testify and urged to attend, Donastorg said.