|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 12 Dec 2011 17:44:25 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, CHEMWEAPONS, FORMER SITES: New Johns Hopkins study in Spring Valley (DC)|
Spring Valley residents still harbor health concerns, despite new
By Sylvia Carignan Washington Post December 7, 2011Janet Bohlen inspects a faded 1918 photo of a dozen Army soldiers standing shoulder-deep in rugged trenches....
The Bohlens have lived in the Spring Valley section of Northwest Washington for 52 years, raising three children and now settling into retirement. Over the past two decades, the Army Corps of Engineers has excavated pockets of their wealthy, tree-lined neighborhood, which was built over the Army's World War I chemical warfare testing grounds, to analyze possible contamination.
Now, Johns Hopkins University is about to embark on yet another health study in this neighborhood. The Bohlens are typical of families there who still wonder whether certain cancers and other serious health problems have been caused by the presence of buried toxic chemicals.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.washingtonpost.com/local/spring-valley-residents-still- harbor-health-concerns-despite-new-hopkins-study/2011/12/07/ gIQA3uuDoO_story.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 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@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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