|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 13 Aug 2016 01:17:25 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs, GLOBAL: "Source of contaminated wells [on Guam] may be '97 Korean Air crash"|
GWA official: Source of contaminated wells may be '97 Korean Air crash by Maria Hernandez Pacific Daily News (GU) August 11, 2016 Three island water wells found to have contained a chemical above health advisory levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have been shut off, according to the local water utility’s assistant general manager. The source of the chemicals has yet to be determined, but Paul Kemp, Guam Waterworks Authority’s assistant general manager, said one source might have been a Korean Air flight that crashed in Guam in 1997, killing hundreds of passengers. Exposure to high levels of the chemical, Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, or PFOS, has been linked to developmental defects in fetuses and breast-fed infants, as well as cancer, among other health problems, according to U.S. EPA. … For the entire article, see http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2016/08/11/gwa-official-source-contaminated-wells-may-97-korean-air-crash/88554020/ -- 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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