|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:19:33 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Navy: First tests show Brunswick [ME] wells not contaminated"|
Navy: First tests show Brunswick wells not contaminated By Walter Wuthmann Falmouth Forecaster (ME) July 14, 2016 BRUNSWICK - The U.S. Navy, which is testing private wells around the former Brunswick Naval Air Station for possible chemical contamination, says the first wells tested are within federal health guidelines. Officials are trying to determine whether perfluorinated compounds, a type of chemical found in elevated levels on the former base, have migrated through groundwater. PFCs have come under public scrutiny recently for possible adverse health effects. Although used frequently in the past in commercial products like nonstick pans and fire-resistant carpets, PFCs have recently been listed by the Environmental Protection Agency as a contaminant of emerging concern. … For the entire article, see http://www.theforecaster.net/navy-first-tests-show-brunswick-wells-not-contaminated/ -- 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/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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