|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 21 May 2013 12:29:29 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs, HEALTH, GLOBAL: "Quebec area where cancer rates are 80 times higher to be studied"|
Quebec area where cancer rates are 80 times higher to be studied By RHÉAL SÉGUIN Toronto Globe and Mail (ONT) May 20, 2013 It's been more than 15 years since her husband died of a brain tumour, but Candide Bélanger feels she may finally get some answers about why he died. Jacques Trottier died in 1995 at the age of 62. The couple had lived for 17 years next to the Valcartier military base in Shannon, where many experts believe the drinking water was laced with trichloroethylene or TCE. The solvent, which strips grease from metal, was used by a munitions manufacturer on the base for more than 40 years. Last week the Quebec City regional public health agency announced it had hired eight international experts to examine more than 500 cases of cancer in the area and look at what happened. … For the entire article, see http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/quebec-area-where-cancer-rates-are-80-times-higher-to-be-studied/article12033398/ You may need to copy and paste the link. -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.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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