|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:56:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "State admits shortfalls in response to Pease [AFB, NH] water contamination"|
State admits shortfalls in response to Pease water contamination By Jeff McMenemy Seacoast Online (NH) March 31. 2015PORTSMOUTH - State officials apologized for the way they handled their investigation into water contamination at the Pease International Tradeport and their lack of communication with the community.
"We heard you. We hear what you are saying. We heard the need to involve you in the planning," Dr. Jose Montero, the state’s director of public health, told a crowd of more than 100 people during a meeting Tuesday night on the tradeport.
Montero's comments and pledge to do better came at the end of a two- hour meeting when numerous parents and some city officials raised concerns about the people who either worked at Pease or had children who attended the two day cares at the tradeport being exposed to what the Environmental Protection Agency called a "contaminant of emerging concern."
Andrea Amico, of Portsmouth, whose two children attend day care at the tradeport and whose husband has worked at the former Air Force base for eight years, asked state officials "how can we have a seat at the table."
... For the entire article, see http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20150331/NEWS/150339746 -- 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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