|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 14 Aug 2016 21:49:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Wright-Patterson Air Force Base [OH] lifts water advisory for 1 of 2 wells"|
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base lifts water advisory for 1 of 2 wells By Barrie Barber Dayton Dayton News (OH) August 12, 2016 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE - Wright-Patterson has lifted a months-long drinking water advisory imposed for pregnant women and infants because of concerns about exposure to groundwater contamination, according to base officials. Water sample tests showed levels of two compounds found in a firefighting foam were below the lifetime exposure threshold of 70 parts per trillion set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to Wright-Patterson. The advisory was lifted Thursday, base spokeswoman Marie Vanover said Friday. Wright-Patterson determined sampling has consistently showed drinking water is safe to drink, officials said. “We will steadfastly continue monitoring our wells to ensure we protect our environment and keep our drinking water safe,” Col. Bradley W. McDonald, installation commander, said in a statement. ... For the entire article, see http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local-military/ohio-epa-lifts-water-advisory-for-1-of-2-wells-at-/nsFDr/ -- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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