Don’t Mind That Gas in the Subway This Summer

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The NYPD will be testing some totally harmless gasses underground on three non-consecutive days in July — as if it didn't smell bad enough down there — "to strengthen their tactics for responding to hazards ranging from possible chemical spills in the tunnels to potential terrorist attacks." There will be warnings, but expect a few panic attacks regardless.