|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:47:29 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: New Hampshire "Gov. Hassan urges state to expand Pease blood testing"|
Gov. Hassan urges state to expand Pease blood testing By Jeff McMenemy Seacoastonline (NH) March 17, 2015PORTSMOUTH — Gov. Maggie Hassan has ordered the state Department of Health and Human Services to broaden its blood testing protocol "to accommodate as many people as necessary" who were exposed to contaminated water at the Pease International Tradeport.
Hassan's communications director, William Hinkle, said in a statement that Hassan understands "how frustrating this has been for those who were potentially exposed to the contaminant," especially the parents of young children at two day-cares on the tradeport, which is the former Pease Air Force Base, a Superfund site.
The contaminated water was found in the city-owned Haven well.In addition, Hassan has directed HHS to "evaluate the options for follow-up blood tests and to reach out to the United States Air Force to pay for the costs," Hinkle said late Tuesday afternoon.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20150317/NEWS/150319165/101141/ NEWS
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