Continued exposure to carbon disulphide
can cause a range of health problems including cardiovascular and nervous disorders.
Coun Roger Lawrence, leader of the council, said: "Since Akzo Nobel first approached the council last year regarding the possible presence of carbon disulphide
, the council has worked very hard to identify precisely the extent of the problem and how it may be resolved to the satisfaction of the residents and the city.
The council and Akzo Nobel have now announced a project to destroy carbon disulphide
Car park owner Akzo Nobel is now preparing to remove the remaining tanks, which sparked the carbon disulphide
Wolverhampton City Council is now seeking residents' views on a proposal to clear the land of the substance, carbon disulphide
, on the site of the former Courtaulds' factory.
Nine Foleshill families are moving out of their Threadneedle Street homes after carbon disulphide
was discovered in the area.
Ground samples taken in the gardens of a small number of properties during the first phase of the investigations have revealed levels of the substance carbon disulphide
that require further investigation.