2010 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 22:20:53 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] WATER: Leon Creek and Kelly Air Force Base (TX)
Residents: Dangerous toxins in Leon Creek come from Air Force base

by Brian New
KENS TV-5 News (San Antonio, TX)
July 1, 2010

South-side residents want the government to clean-up a potential deadly health risk after the discovery of dangerous toxins in Leon Creek and a warning not to eat the fish you catch there.

Robert Alvarado says the creek he has lived by for 40 years becomes more and more toxic every time it rains.

This past week the Texas Department of State Health issued a warning for Leon Creek after tests found levels of the chemical compound -- known as PCB's -- to be nearly three times what the state considers a health threat to people.


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