|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:21:14 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "Feds may back health studies in Montco, Bucks [PA] water contamination"|
Feds may back health studies in Montco, Bucks water contamination by Laura McCrystal Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) September 23, 2016 For the first time, federal health officials have signaled their support for blood testing and health monitoring of Bucks and Montgomery Counties residents who drank water contaminated by firefighting foams used on military bases, Pennsylvania lawmakers said Thursday. That was the highlight of a Washington meeting where legislators and local officials met with representatives of the Pentagon, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to discuss the water contamination that has roiled their communities. "I'm glad we can check one item off of our list - a health study commitment by the CDC," said Sen. Robert Casey (D., Pa.), who arranged the meeting. ... For the entire article, see http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20160923_Feds_may_back_health_studies_in_Montco__Bucks_water_contamination.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/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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