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Google says it has fixed structural problems that were letting carcinogenic gas into a Mountain View office. According to the Mountain View Voice, two Google locations at the "Quad" campus on Whisman Road were found to have potentially dangerous levels of trichloroethylene or TCE, a carcinogenic solvent used by early Silicon Valley giants like Intel and Raytheon to produce chips. In the 1980s, environmental agencies found that TCE had contaminated the groundwater around the area, creating what's now known as the Whisman-Ellis -Middlefield (MEW) plume.

Google's buildings have come up clean before, but the EPA says they were recently found to have TCE levels above the recommended indoor level. That's likely because of recent building...

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