|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 6 Jan 2015 04:47:53 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: Firefighting chemicals found in Dover Air Force Base (DE) groundwater|
Chemical found at Dover Air Force Base is not in drinking water By Eli Chen WDDE Delaware Public Radio News January 5, 2015 A recent environmental investigation at the Dover Air Force Base revealed the presence of a contaminant found in foam that’s used to control fires. The investigation found levels of perfluorinated compounds, PFCs, above EPA limits at four locations at the Dover Air Force Base. While PFC’s were detected in shallow groundwater and some surface drainage ditches, none were found in the drinking well water. The Dover Air Force Base derives its drinking water from a deep underground aquifer that’s isolated from the aquifer where the PFCs were found. … For the entire article, see http://www.wdde.org/71611-chemical-dover-air-force-base-drinking-water -- 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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