|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:03:10 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Horsham [PA] Votes on How to Clean Up Contaminated Water"|
Horsham Votes on How to Clean Up Contaminated Water By Karen Araiza NBC 10 News (Philadelphia, PA) June 28, 2016 Families in Bucks and Montgomery counties urged local lawmakers to clean up their drinking water during a meeting before Horsham Township Council. The demands come a day before they decide to join a class-action lawsuit. NBC10's Denise Nakano has the details. Growing concerns over tainted water pushed Horsham Township leaders in a direction they boast could make their drinking water some of the safest in the country among communities dealing with PFC contamination. PFCs or perfluorinated chemicals including PFOA and PFOS were found in the township’s private and public water supplies. The unregulated chemicals are in firefighting foam used for decades at the Willow Grove Naval Air Station and Joint Reserve Base. Council adopted a measure Monday night they say should reduce the level of those unregulated chemicals in the public water supply to 1 part per trillion by the end of the year. The Environmental Protection Agency’s lifetime exposure advisory level for PFOA and PFOS combined is 70 parts per trillion. … For the entire story, see http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Horsham-Votes-to-Clean-Up-Contaminated-Water-384641931.html -- 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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