Businesses good with laundry
BUSINESSES in the Whitepark Road area have no problems with the return of Tropical Laundries.
Some of them even welcomed the reopening of the nearby service, saying it provided a convenient means of getting their laundry done on a weekly basis.
The laundry, which reopened earlier this year after having been closed as a result of a fire in 2008, was at the centre of a scientific investigation after it had been suspected of being the source of health problems at the nearby Louis Lynch Secondary School, which was closed six years ago because of those concerns.
While University of the West Indies scientists hired by the Ministry of Education had detected traces of the cancer-causing chemical PERC in the atmosphere around the former Louis Lynch Secondary School, they were never able to link the chemical found to Tropical Laundries. PERC is used in most laundries. (CT)
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