|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:40:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Private wells near Pease [Air Force Base, NH] test negative for contamination"|
Private wells near Pease test negative for contamination By Jeff McMenemy Seacoast Online (NH) October 8. 2014PORTSMOUTH - Water samples taken from seven private wells located near the Pease International Tradeport have tested below the Environmental Protection Agency’s provisional health advisory levels for perfluorinated compounds, according to a press release from the U.S. Air Force.
The news comes about two weeks after Air Force testing on a private well in Newington concluded that it had perfluorinated compounds - which the Environmental Protection Agency has classified as a contaminant of emerging concern - above the provisional health advisory levels.
The compounds, commonly called PFCs, are a family of chemicals used in industrial and commercial items, including electronics, fabrics, and non-stick cookware.
... For the entire article, see http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20141008/NEWS/141009238 -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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