Bally’s AC claims it doubted the accuracy of the initial reports but admits this does not justify its inaction.
Bally’s Atlantic City failed to notify its guests that the water in its high roller suite elsewhere contained potentially dangerous levels of lead for over half a year after it had been made conscious of the fact, in accordance with a report by the New York Post.
In late August 2015, a separate lab analyzed water from 20 sources during the property and found that seven of these included unhealthy quantities of lead. The VIP suite had 17.8 micrograms per liter, dramatically higher than the acceptable level that is maximum of micrograms per liter.
Alarmingly, the lab discovered that the water in the janitor’s wardrobe measured 1,300 micrograms per liter, more than 86 times the safe degree.
‘I’ve never ever seen 1,300 in 15 years,’ Garth Moyle, deputy administrator director of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority, told the Post. ‘I don’t think Rome that is ancient had like that.’
Bally’s passed the findings regarding the report onto New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), which sat it eventually sent a letter of non-compliance to Bally’s operator, Caesars on them until February when.
In the interim, despite having full understanding of the report, Caesars neglected to do anything until it received the letter from the DEP. Then, and only then, Continue reading