|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 26 Aug 2011 23:31:03 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE, HEALTH: Rialto (CA) thyroid study|
Rialto: Possible health problems from old wells BY JANET ZIMMERMAN Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA) August 26, 2011A state health assessment has found that tap water from two wells contaminated with a rocket fuel ingredient could have caused thyroid problems that affected the physical and mental development of people who grew up in Rialto in the 1980s.
The report, released this week, said that the amount of perchlorate found during some periods in West Valley Water District's well No. 22 and Rialto's well No. 2 could have delayed speech development in some children there. Those with concerns about potential health affects were urged to consult their doctors.
Residents have expressed concerns that the contaminated water caused a variety of other problems, including migraines, attention deficit disorder, kidney cancer, miscarriages, stillbirths and birth defects.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.pe.com/localnews/stories/ PE_News_Local_D_goodrich27.390c613.html
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