Paris streets close to Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead | World


PARIS (AP) — Employees are making ready to decontaminate some Paris streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral which were examined with excessive ranges of lead following the April blaze that broken the landmark.

Excessive fences blocked Parisians and vacationers from a number of streets and a bridge across the monument on Tuesday.

The tradition ministry mentioned staff plan to make use of two decontamination methods. One includes spreading a gel on public benches, road lights and different fixtures to soak up the lead, letting it dry for a number of days earlier than eradicating it. One other technique will function excessive strain water jets with chemical brokers.

The cleanup work inside Notre Dame, suspended final month for security causes, will resume subsequent week.

A whole lot of tons of lead in Notre Dame’s spire and roof melted in the course of the April hearth.

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