|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||10 Aug 2007 23:57:25 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Beryllium toxicity|
His warning on metal is finally being heard UMDNJ's Finkel stresses beryllium's toxicity BY JOSH MARGOLIN Newark Star-Ledger (NJ) August 5, 2007Adam Finkel, Ivy League scientist, public health expert and federal regulator, was angry.
As a regional administrator with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 2002, Finkel vented when a trade magazine reporter simply asked: "Is there anything else going on?"
"Well, now that you mention it," Finkel said that day in San Diego, "this beryllium thing is really bothering me."
Beryllium is a lightweight metal used to make everything from jet fighters to electronics. It also is extremely dangerous to workers if its dust is inhaled.
... For the entire article, see http://www.nj.com/starledger/stories/index.ssf?/base/news-7/1186288292133630.xml&coll=1 -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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